This week's newsletter has interesting articles, discounts for premium members, postponement of Why Women Run, and a date change for the second race in the Marlborough Fun Duathlon Series.
Anything is "paw-sible"
Cactus the Dog became the first four-legged finisher of this year's grueling 140.7-mile Marathon des Sables, joining on day two of the event! Find out more in this article at Gear Junkie.
5 essential exercises for foot & ankle mobility
Exercise Scientist Tim Fleisher has five general exercises that can help with tight calves, stiff ankles, and plantar fasciitis symptoms, including videos to show you how.
18 ways to become a better runner
Women's Running provides a list of 18 ways that can improve your running, including improving your hill running, releasing hip tension and taking care of your toes. Check them out here.
How often should you run?
Endurance coach and author Matt Fitzgerald looks at one of the most important questions to consider before you start any training: how often you should run at Competitor Running.
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!
Our current New Zealand event discounts are for The T42, Steamy Huka, Spartan Urban Sprint, Taupo Marathon, The North Range Trio, Kinloch Off Road Challenge, Whangarei Run/Walk Festival, Xterra Waihi, and Kerikeri Half Marathon.
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.
- Why Women Run in Auckland has been postponed from 12 May to 3 November
- The second race in the Marlborough Fun Duathlon Series has changed from 9 to 23 June; entries are now open for the series
Have a great running week!