This week's newsletter has interesting articles, discounts for premium members, and late additions of The Big Red Kidney Walk in Toowoomba & the second race in the Shepparton Triathlon Club Winter Duathlon Series.
535 consecutive half marathons for a mate you've never met
Rapid Ascent talked to Matt Daniels in their most recent episode. Matt ran 535 consecutive half marathons! That's a half marathon every day for almost 18 months!! Find out why by listening to the podcast via Apple or Android.
What a brief jog can do for your brain
A quick, light jog will leave you feeling more energetic than resting, which will lift your spirits and in turn make your thinking more effective. Find out more here at Quartzy.
Meet Yao Miao, the best ultrarunner you’ve never heard of
Ahead of this year's UTMB (race week is next week), Runners World profiles Yao Miao, winner of last year's CCC, the 62 mile race at Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc. This year she is racing the full 171km UTMB.
Mo Farah's strength training plan
Mo Farah has a mix of strength and conditioning exercises to keep him running strong; check out his seven simple moves here.
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!
Our latest discount, just added today, is for the Beach Warrior; we also have discounts for Wingello Trail Festival; 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.
- The Big Red Kidney Walk in Toowoomba on 31 August, plus there's a whole bunch of them coming up on 8 & 15 September
- The second race in the Shepparton Triathlon Club Winter Duathlon Series on 31 August
Have a great running week!