This week's newsletter has information about the revamped Ultra Trail Gold Coast, interesting articles, and a couple of date changes to the running events calendar.
Ultra Trail Gold Coast, with distances from 25km to 500km
The Nerang 200 Miler has been re-branded as Ultra Trail Gold Coast and now has distances from 25km to 500km; it will take place from 24 to 30 September 2019. We have a 15% discount code for premium members to use, which can save you as much as $225.
Becoming a premium member unlocks this & other discount codes, and other useful features in the site, such as location based searching, showing search results on a map, and having new events matching your saved searches automatically emailed to you.
10 Biggest Fun Runs in Australia
I updated the 10 Biggest Fun Runs in Australia page this morning, and found 2019 dates for some I didn't yet have (event directors - please update your website; don't just post the event on Facebook). The only two that don't seem to have announced dates for 2019 anywhere yet are HBF Run for a Reason and City to Surf in Perth.
Three hardcore sessions for Six Foot Track training
Dan at Ultra168 will be running his seventh Six Foot Track Marathon in March, and shares his tips for training for it in this article. Note that these are good tips for any runnable hilly run.
How to run Gold Coast
The Gold Coast Marathon has put together a list of tips for how to run the Gold Coast Marathon (which, of course, suit training for any marathon not just GC), from entering the event early, to training, and nutrition.
Camille Herron breaks 24-hour WR
At last weekend's Desert Solstice Track Invitational, American trail runner Camille Herron won the 100-mile challenge outright while breaking both the 24-hour world record and the USATF 100-mile world record on the track. Find out more in this article at Canadian Running Magazine.
To find out what's been recently updated, check the recent updates page regularly. I include in this newsletter a list of the more important updates (see below) such as date changes, cancellations, or late additions to the calendar. And check out the full calendar of upcoming events.
- The Sweaty Santa Fun Run and Breakfast in Redlynch Valley, Queensland was originally down as 9 December, but I noticed yesterday they'd changed the date on their website to 16 December
- Greater Springfield Marathon Festival: changed date from 16 June to 8 September 2019 as per update on event website
Have a great running week!