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Weekly Newsletter 19 March 2019

This week's newsletter has interesting articles, discounts for premium members, and the cancellation of Run with Garmin in Auckland this weekend coming up.

Interesting articles

5 different type of hill work
Olympic Marathon champion Frank Shorter is known for saying "Hills are speed work in disguise". Coach Andrew Simmons looks at 5 different types of hill running (speedwork!) you can do in this article at Training Peaks.

5 quick stretches when you're crunched for time
Another list of 5 things: Runners World has 5 stretches you can do at any time to target the major muscle groups of the lower body: standing quadriceps stretch; hamstring stretch; piriformis stretch; kneeling psoas stretch; and bent leg calf stretch.

Spice up your daily run
The daily run can become a grind, so coach David Roche has some tips to introduce variety to keep motivated and add a productive training stimulus in this article at Trail Runner Magazine.

A beginner's guide to marathon training
Runner's World recommends that you have a base of a minimum of three to six months worth of running four times per week before running a marathon and has a bunch of tips in this article including what to eat and drink, what to wear, and how to choose the right event.

event discounts

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!

We currently have discounts for the Partners Life DUAL, Spartan Urban Sprint; The North Range Trio, and events in Australia. Check out all the discounts & membership info and sign up today!

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.

- Run With Garmin was to be held in Auckland this Saturday, but has been cancelled out of respect for all those impacted by recent events in Christchurch

Until next week

Have a great running week!