This week's newsletter has interesting articles and discounts for premium members.
Kiwis and Aussies 34th Mountain Race Rivalry
Five Kawerau King of the Mountain stars are ready to tackle the event's twin race in Australia this weekend, The Bendigo Bank International Mountain Challenge on 28 July. Find out more here.
8 of the best hiking trails
MSN has compiled a list of some of the best hiking trails in New Zealand. If you're into long distance trail running then you can run them instead :)
96-year-old shattered the 5K age-group world record
Roy Englert from Virginia in the USA ran the 5000m in 42:30.23 to set age-group record by over seven minutes. Check out the article & video interview at The Guardian.
5 hip stretches to boost mobility
Hip mobility is one of the keys to any athlete's performance so Tough Mudder has compiled a list of 5 hip stretch exercises for you.
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 Spartan Race Urban Sprint; Taupo Marathon; TrailNav Waitawa; North Range Trio; Kinloch Off Road Challenge; Whangareri Run/Walk Festival; Santoft Forest and Beach Half Marathon; Kawerau King of the Mountain; Xterra Waihi; Kerikeri Half Marathon; as well as events in Australia.
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 are no cancellations, postponements, date changes/corrections or late additions this week!
Have a great running week!