This week's newsletter has interesting articles, discounts for premium members, and cancellation of next week's Zaidee's Rainbow Powder Stomp.
Are you overtraining?
Hanny Allston looks at overtraining in this article at Ultra168, covering what it is, why it happens, what the warning signs are, and how you can overcome it.
Aspiring marathon runner said he hadn't considered the worry of wedgies
Dylan Nicholson has committed to running the full Gold Coast Marathon dressed in nothing but tiny budgie smugglers and his shoes, if he can raise $5000 for mental health charity Black Dog Institute. Find out more at the Gold Coast Bulletin.
Questions you should never ask a trail runner
Yes it's tongue-in-cheek and satire, but these points are pretty much all true. If you want to make friends with a trail runner, avoid these questions, unless you're one yourself in which case you'll probably talk about them for hours 😂
5 things not to do on race day
Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Running Coach Angela Bekkala takes a look at 5 things not to do on race day at Active's blog.
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, as well as 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.
- Zaidee's Rainbow Powder Stomp scheduled for 10 June has been cancelled due to low ticket sales
Have a great running week!