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Weekly Newsletter 12 November 2019

This week's newsletter has interesting articles and the cancellations of the SEQ Trail Series at Pomona and AAA Racing Hill Climb Challenge due to fire risk. Both of these events may be re-scheduled in the future.

Interesting articles

Three great lessons exercise has to teach about life
Running is a good metaphor for life on many levels and there are life lessons to be learned from the humble jog. The Sydney Morning Herald looks at three lessons here.

5 common mistakes when training for a half or full marathon
I'm bound to have shared this article before, as it's from a few years ago, but the lessons in it are always good to remember especially the testing your clothes and shoes one (aka never try anything new on race day). Check it out here at Training Peaks.

What is impostor syndrome and how do you deal with it?
Impostor syndrome is something many athletes feel. Coach David Roche takes a look at what it is and how to deal with it in this article at Trail Runner Magazine.

Strength training for endurance runners
iRunFar takes a look at why endurance runners have historically not spent time in the gym, some myths about strength training, and what the science currently says about how endurance runners can apply strength training to their weekly routines in ways that benefit both their running and overall health.

Recently added and updated events

Recent updates
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.

Cancellations
- Last weekend's SEQ Trail Series at Pomona and AAA Racing Hill Climb Challenge were cancelled due to fire risk; they may be re-scheduled in the future

Until next week

Have a great running week!

Regards,
Chris