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Weekly Newsletter 5 March 2019

This week's newsletter has information about the Runaway Noosa Marathon, interesting articles, discounts for premium members, and a postponement & a couple of date changes to the running calendar.

Runaway Noosa Marathon 2019

Escape to world famous Noosa for the all new Runaway Noosa Marathon and a weekend filled with sunshine and good times. With a flat, fast and friendly multi-lap course set in the heart of Noosa township and multi distances to choose from, it's easy to find your happy running place right here!

Early bird entries close in less than 3 weeks so make sure to register and save before midnight 21 March at

Interesting articles

A beginner's guide to marathon training
Runner's World recommends that you have a base of a minimum of three to six months worth of running four times per week before running a marathon and has a bunch of tips in this article including what to eat and drink, what to wear, and how to choose the right event.

Double amputee shows people they can do more than they think
Tobias French was born a double below knee amputee but refuses to let that hold him back from running, and regularly smashes out Tough Mudder races. Find out more in this article at Metro Magazine.

Faster and stronger: the basics of trail workouts
Coach David Laney looks at how to stretch your limits in a sustainable way and add enjoyment and variety to your trail running schedule by diversifying your training in this article at iRunFar.

event discounts

Premium members get access to discounts for a range of events in Australia & New Zealand. Enter enough discounted events and your membership pays for itself, as well as opening up a range of useful functions on the website!

We currently have discounts for all upcoming Spartan Races that have entries open (excluding the kids events); The Compass Club Northern Edition; Convicts & Wenches Trail Run; NGC Dash; Gold Coast 100 Run Festival; and Ultra Trail Gold Coast, as well as events in New Zealand.

Check out all the discounts & membership info and sign up today!

Recently added and updated events

Recent updates
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 Rokeby Twilight Trail Run was postoned from Saturday to 30 March due to surrounding fires

Date changes/corrections
- Masters Athletics WA's Race Walk & Guess Own Time events have moved from 28 to 21 April
- The Harlin Duathlon has changed from 20 July to 4 August

Until next week

Have a great running week!