This is the second-to-last newsletter for 2018, and has interesting articles and discount codes for premium members.
A beginner's guide to SwimRun
SwimRun is a fairly new type of event where you run & swim multiple legs in a team of two, where the two of you stick together for the whole race. Breca SwimRun has put together a beginner's guide to SwimRun here, and check out the upcoming SwimRun events in New Zealand.
Runner relinquishes claim to New Zealand record
Perry Newburn recently ran the length of New Zealand in record time, but has stated he doesn't want to claim the record because there were sections too dangerous to run due to weather conditions and he had to go in a car. Find out more in this article at Stuff.
Slow progress on upgrading tracks as fight against kauri dieback continues
The progress is slow for those of us who loved to run (and walk and tramp) in Auckland's Waitakere Ranges, with track upgrades taking longer than anticipated. Kitekite Falls track at Piha is set to re-open before Christmas, which is great news for day trippers. Find out more in this article also at Stuff.
Camille Buscomb on why her best is yet to come
Camille Buscomb has enjoyed a hectic past couple of years, jam-packed with a wealth of athletics memories. The Kiwi endurance star talks to Athletics New Zealand here about why she is richer for the experience and why she is confident her best is yet to come.
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TotalSport's events are done and dusted for the 2018 season, with Speight's West Coaster run on Saturday (and my calf muscles are still sore from doing the marathon!) - their 2019 season kicks off with Coastal Challenge and The Dual in March and we have 10% discount codes for premium members; check out the full list of discounts here.
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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.
There have been no cancellations, postponements or date changes found over the past week.
Have a great running week!