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Weekly Newsletter 16 October 2018

This week's newsletter has a discount offer for the Harcourts Cooper & Co Beach Series, interesting articles, new date for the Cheviot Hills Challenge, date change for The Great NZ Santa Run in Rotorua and a couple more returning weekday series.

North Shore Beach Series

The Harcourts Cooper & Co Beach Series takes place at Takapuna Beach in Auckland on Tuesday evenings through the summer and includes beach & coastal runs, ocean swims and stand up paddle boarding events.

The series returns on 30 October and we've got a 20% discount code for our premium members for 6, 12 or 16 event series passes. If you buy a 12 or 16 pass then your premium membership is effectively free!

Find our more about the Harcourts Cooper & Co Beach Series, check out our discounts page for all the current discounts, and find out about our membership and sign up today. Oh and also I write a blog three years ago about the then new coastal run - check it out here.

Interesting articles

How long could you run at Eliud Kipchoge's marathon pace?
Attendees of the 2018 Chicago Marathon expo were invited to maintain Kipchoge's 2:01:39 marathon speed for 200 meters on an oversized treadmill. Check out the story & video here at Runners World.

Quit your moaning
Eugene & Matt talked to Australian trail runner Majell Backhausen in last week's Dirt Church Radio podcast (amazing interview - you must listen) and Eugene's follow up piece can be found here at Stuff, fully titled "quit your moaning: why you should suppress the dread and find gratitude".

Running is different for women
James Fell writes "running is different for women in a way men can’t comprehend, and because it’s different, I believe it holds more meaning for them." Find out more about his thoughts in this article at Body For Wife.

5 workouts to get you faster in 20 minutes or less
Coach David Roche shares 5 workouts, each of which is 20 minutes or shorter, including rest periods. With a 10 minute warm up and cool down, the full workout plus a shower afterwards will take less than an hour.

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.

- The date for the Cheviot Hills Challenge which was postponed from 4 November has now been set as 27 January

Date changes/corrections
- The Great NZ Santa Run in Rotorua has moved from 5 to 6 December due to a request from the local council

Late additions/returning series
- The Eastside Riverpath Run/Walk Series returned at the start of October; the third race in on tonight
- Trout Fly Summer Series returning to Rotorua on 1 November

Until next week

Have a great running week!