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Weekly Newsletter 5 February 2019

This week's newsletter has our current book competition, interesting articles, and the postponement of Red Zone 6 which was supposed to have been on this weekend.

Running Book Competition

Thanks to Human Kinetics, we have three books to give away: Running Anatomy, Running Form & Running Flow. This competition is for premium members only and the winners will be drawn on 1 March.

Signing up as a premium member gets you access to competitions like this, event discounts and unlocks additional website features such as location searching and being emailed when new events are added that match your saved searches.

Enter the competition here, check out our current discounts here and find out more about membership here.

Interesting articles

Why the 5K is an awesome distance
Runners World takes a look at the 5K - a running distance that doesn't get enough credit but can be just as hard to train for to run fast as it can be to train for longer distances. Read the article here.

5 workouts to help you get that 5K PR
And then following on from the above article, Training Peaks has a list of 5 workouts to help you improve your speed for shorter distances: hill repeats; 50/50 run; pyramid run; fartlek; and a 3K time trial. Check out the article for all the details of these workouts.

3 running workouts for the treadmill
Finding it too hot to run outside at the moment and opting for a treadmill workout at the air conditioned gym instead? Then check out this article at for three treadmill workouts, two from top coaches and one from an Ironman World Champion, that can boost your run training.

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.

- Red Zone 6 has been postponed from 10 February to 28 April due to personal reasons of the event organisers

Until next week

Have a great running week!