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Weekly Newsletter 19 November 2019

This week's newsletter has interesting articles and several event postponements and date changes/corrections.

Interesting articles

Running tips for marathon hopefuls from a Kenyan champion
Hong Kong based professional marathon runner Lukas Wambua Muteti shares his tips for runners in this article at the South China Morning Post.

Why carbohydrate is the king for endurance performance
Training Peaks takes a look at the science and the different sources of carbohydrates in this article.

How to get better at running uphill
It will come as no surprise that average running speed is slower on a hilly route than on a flat run, even when the start and finish are at the same elevation, or when there’s an equal amount of climbing and descending. Training Peaks takes a look at how you can get better at running uphill.

4 myths about aging athletes
And another one from Training Peaks, this time about four myths about aging athletes, with some evidence to rebut each point.

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 Forbes Triathlon was cancelled earlier in the week due to low entry numbers

Postponements
- Run in the Dark in Brisbane was rescheduled from 13 to 27 November due to bushfires
- The SEQ Trail Series at Pomona was postponed due to fire risk; the new date is 9 February

Date changes/corrections
- The second race in the Shoreline Swimrun Series is on 8 December, not the 7th as originally listed
- Gotcha4Life Fun Run has changed from 21 to 22 March

Until next week

Have a great running week!

Regards,
Chris