This week's newsletter has interesting articles, an update for the Nexans 2018/19 series dates, and three late additions to the running calendar (Frazzled Kiwi, Tauranga Boys College Mud Challenge & Trails in Motion).
What Rigby the dog can teach us about running
I happened to meet & run with Rigby the Dog on Sunday (along with his human and a bunch of other humans), and then found I'd recently saved a link to an article/video about him here at Stuff. Go find out what Rigby can teach us about running!
Six mental secrets to push harder during grueling workouts
When a run gets tough and you just want to quit, Runners World has some tips about what to do in this article.
The 5 questions you should ask yourself after a bad race
A bad race can be crushing. So how do your move on from a poor performance? This article at Training Peaks looks at the questions to ask after a bad race so you learn for next time.
Emotions may be more crucial than training says study
A recent stufy explored the links between emotional intelligence and half-marathon performance. The research found that those who were better at recognizing and regulating their emotions ran faster races. Find out more in this article at The Guardian.
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 won't be a run at Okato in the 2018/19 Nexans Fun Run/Walk Series, but the rest of the dates have been confirmed
- Frazzled Kiwi Adventure Race in Tauranga on 19 August (this Sunday)
- Tauranga Boys College Mud Challenge on 26 August
- Trails in Motion Film Festival in Palmerston North on 6 September
Have a great running week!