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Weekly Newsletter 14 May 2019

This week's newsletter has a discount offer for Stadium Stomp, interesting articles, and a few updates to the running calendar.

Interesting articles

The Ultimate Stair Climb Stadium Stomp is returning to a stadium near you in June & July: the Adelaide Oval, GABBA, MCG and SCG. It’s hard to describe the Stomp experience because there is simply no other event like it out there!

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Interesting articles

Australia's top 20 sports and physical activities revealed
Walking ranks and number 1 and running/athletics at number 4 in the latest annual data from Sport Australia's AusPlay survey. Find out more at Sport Aus.

Eliud Kipchoge planning another 1:59 marathon attempt
Olympic champion and world record holder Eliud Kipchoge will take a second crack at trying to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon in October. Find out more at Sports Illustrated.

Hiking training for trail runners
I love how this article starts, talking about how walking when trail running isn't sexy, but it's something we need to do. So David Roche shares some tips about how to train for walking when trail running at Trail Runner.

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 Beach to Bay in Strahan, Tasmania is not being held in 2019 and will return on 31 October 2020

Date changes/corrections
- Callala Triathlon Festival has changed from 8 to 7 December
- Mooloolaba Swim Festival has changed from 29 Feb/1 March (Date TBC) to 4/5 April (Date TBC)
- Relay For Life in Gawler, SA has changed from 4 April to 28 March

Late additions
- ISA Rats Duathlon Series, with the first race this Sunday

Until next week

Have a great running week!