This week's newsletter has interesting articles, discounts for premium members, and some cancellations, updates and date changes to the running calendar.
Nine sells marquee sports events to Ironman
Nine has sold five of its big-ticket sports events, including The Sun-Herald City2Surf, to endurance race promoter Ironman for $31 million. Find out more in this article at AdNews.
Gambling all the way to Vegas
The Speed Project is an unsanctioned foot race from Los Angeles to Las Vegas; Tempo Journal sponsored a women only team with the goal to set a new women's record. Find out how they went in the article and YouTube video.
Meet the woman who draws d*cks with running apps
For a little over three years, Claire has been running the streets in the shape of d*cks, planning them out before she goes. Check it out here, and then also how there is another woman also drawing them and who is also named Claire and claims she was first! What are the chances?!!
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 Gold Coast 100 Run Festival; Stadium Stomp Adelaide; Stadium Stomp MCG; Brisbane Trail Ultra; Stadium Stomp GABBA; Spartan Race & Hurricane Heat in Gold Coast; Ultra Trail Gold Coast; Spartan Race Trifecta & Hurricane Heat in Victoria; Spartan Urban Sprint in Melbourne; and get a free t-shirt at the Summit Survivor; and events in New Zealand.
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.
- Suck It Up Buttercup in Wauchope, NSW has been postponed until May 2020 due to not enough entries
- Run Warrandyte is on 1 March, not 8 March as originally listed
Have a great running week!