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Weekly Newsletter 3 December

This week's newsletter has interesting articles, a date change for the Western Sydney Parklands Trail Run and late addition of the IHF Christmas Lights Run on 19 December.

Interesting articles

Running and jogging are often blamed for knee pain - here's how to prevent injuries
Numerous studies have pointed out that running is not bad for your knees (and probably quite the opposite). ABC takes a look at why running is associated with bad knees, what problems can crop up, what "crunchy knees" are and how to keep them healthy.

Joshua Cheptegei breaks 10K road world record in Valencia
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei set a new 10K road world record in Valencia on Sunday, crossing the line in 26 minutes and 38 seconds, 6 seconds faster than the previous record set in 2010. Find out more at Runners World.

5 traits present in most successful endurance athletes
Training Peaks takes a look at what separates successful athletes from the pack and how are they so successful.

Nick Butter ran 196 marathons in 196 countries in less than two years
For nearly two years, Nick Butter of the United Kingdom traveled all over the globe, stopping in every country to run a marathon and raise money for prostate cancer. Find out more at Runners World.

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.

Date changes/corrections
- The Western Sydney Parklands Trail Run has changed from 30 to 31 May

Late additions
- IHF Christmas Lights Run on 19 December

Until next week

Have a great running week!

Regards,
Chris