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Weekly Newsletter 26 November 2019

This week's newsletter has the Runner's World Gear of the Year Giveaway, interesting articles, cancellation of the Cathedrals Challenge and JLF Trek in Tasmania, and several date changes and corrections to the running calendar.

Interesting articles

Runner's World Gear of the Year Giveaway
OK, so this one isn't an interesting article as such, but it's your chance to win a prize pack of goodies from Runner's World. Enter the competition here.

How to mentally deal with injury
The Strava Blog takes a look at how to mentally deal with an injury, starting with "It sucks, and that’s OK to admit". Read the article here.

How to optimize carbohydrate absorption
A mixture of carbohydrate types is key to optimizing absorption when building your racing and training nutrition strategy. Training Peaks takes at how to optimize carbohydrate absorption.

How to maintain your speed through the run
Your race is going great, you're on track to hit your goal time, and then the run slows you down. What can you do to stay strong-and fast_throughout the entire race? Active takes a look in this article. It's based on triathletes, but the most of the tips also work for those of us who just run.

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
- Cathedrals Challenge scheduled for 8 December has been cancelled
- The JLF Trek in Tasmania scheduled for 21 February has been cancelled

Date changes/corrections
- The second and third race in the Shoreline Swimrun Series were re-scheduled due to insufficient entries at the December event
- The Memory Walk and Jog in Sunshine Coast (now 7 June) and Brisbane (now 14 June) have switched dates
- Coffs Coast Coastal Charity Walk has changed from 8 to 14 June 2020
- Mini-Mos Community Fun Run and Fair is on 14 June, not the 13th as originally listed
- The Western Sydney Marathon has changed from 30 May to 28 June

Until next week

Have a great running week!

Regards,
Chris