This week's newsletter has interesting articles and discounts for premium members; there are no cancellations etc to report this week!
Workout of the week: floating fartleks
Strava's workout of the week comes from two-time Olympian, and Australian 10,000m record holder, Ben St Lawrence, in the form of everyone's favourite workout name: the fartlek!
What the initial IRONMAN IPO filing tells us
After buying up some events from Fairfax/Nine recently, IRONMAN's parent company is now filing for an IPO, hoping to raise US$500 million! Triathlete Magazine takes a look at some of the interesting information in the IPO filing, including how they still have to license the Iron Man trademark from Marvel/Disney.
Beaver’s Tips for more "mature runners"
Former professional footy player Steve "Beaver" Menzies shares his running tips for those in the over 40 age group in this blog post at the Pub 2 Pub Fun Run website.
Perth supermum's inspirational bid to compete at Tokyo Paralympic Games
Sally Pilbeam had her right arm and shoulder amputated at the age of 21 and is now a dual para-triathlon world champion. The West takes a look in this article at how her cagetory isn't accepted at the Olympic Games, so she is attempting to qualify in a faster class against significantly more able-bodied rivals.
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 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.
There are no cancellations, postponements, date changes/corrections or late additions to report this week - hooray!
Have a great running week!