This week's newsletter has interesting articles, discounts for premium members, and the late addition of the Irish Run the World Global 5K on September 7th & 8th.
I'm a bit behind updates on the website, partly due to a laundry plumbing issue yesterday (which is also why this newsletter is a day later than usual), so there'll be a heap of updates on the updates page in the next couple of days.
5 speed workouts to get faster
Coach David Roche looks at how developing your speed is a good way to improve performance at all distances at Trail Runner Magazine.
5 reasons long-distance runners should race short distances too
I've probably shared this article before, but it ties in nicely with the above article (being about speed) and popped up in my news feed again earlier this week. Read it here at Training Peaks.
10 questions triathletes are too embarrassed to ask
If you're looking to do some triathlons as well as running events, there may be some questions you have such as how to deal with chafing and whether you're allowed to swim any style. Check out Active's questions and answers here.
A runner's guide to low-back pain
iRunFar takes a look at lower back pain covering types of pain, what can cause it, how to treat it, and finishes up with some case studies. Read the article 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!
We currently have discounts for Spartan Race & Hurricane Heat in Gold Coast; Ultra Trail Gold Coast; Beach Warrior; 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.
- The Irish Run the World Global 5K in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne on 7 & 8 September
Have a great running week!