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Weekly Newsletter 30 July 2019

This week's newsletter has interesting articles and discounts for premium members. There are no cancellations, postponements, date changes/corrections or late additions this week!

Interesting articles

5 reasons you can't run faster
Runners World takes a look at why our legs turn to lead and our will seems to vanish in this article.

Tanya Bottomley's 640-kilometre running challenge
Endurance runner Tanya Bottomley is part-way through completing four 160-kilometre runs across the South Island, making her set to be the first woman to complete the Southern Series Miler Challenge, while raising awareness for domestic abuse charity Shine, and Women's Refuge. Find out more at Stuff.

What the hell is a seam sealed jacket anyway?
If you've comtemplated running a long distance trail run, you may have seen gear list requirements often include a seam sealed jacket. The Waitomo Trail Run helpfully has a blog post to describe in words and pictures what is (and is not) a seam sealed jacket.

5 lessons for runners from the 2019 Tour de France
This year's Tour de France cycling race has just wrapped up, and coach David Roche takes a look at lessons that runners can learn from it in this article at Trail Runner Magazine.

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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.

No cancellations, postponements, date changes/corrections or late additions this week!

Until next week

Have a great running week!