This week's newsletter has interesting articles, latest discounts available for premium members, and cancellation of the Te Tahu Fun Run & Walk.
Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin
Kenya's marathon superstar Eliud Kipchoge has set a new world record in Berlin, shaving more than a minute off the previous record time, which had stood since 2014. Find out more in this article at Stuff.
Five minutes with Angie Petty
Athletics New Zealand interviewed Angie Petty, a seven-time New Zealand 800m champion and 2016 Rio Olympian, covering questions such as her first coach, toughest rival, and funniest thing she's seen on the athletics track.
Stray goat joins training run
On a warm Sunday morning in San Antonio, Texas, a stray goat decided to go for a run so tagged along with a local runner. Find out more in this article at Runners World.
20 trail running tips for beginners
Coach and trail runner Majell Backhausen shares his top 20 tips to help you get the most out of trail running in this blog post at Kathmandu.
Premium members get access to discounts for a range of events in Australia & New Zealand. Enter enough discounted events and your membership pays for itself, as well as opening up a range of useful functions on the website! Check out the full list of discounts available here.
Recently added discounts are for:
- Christchurch 10km Night Series - $10
- Wild Auckland Series - 25% off individual event entries
- Kawerau King of the Mountain - 25%
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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.
- Te Tahu Fun Run & Walk scheduled for 22 September (this Saturday) has been cancelled due to lack of entries
Have a great running week!