This week's newsletter has information about the new Thorlos EDGE running sock, interesting articles, and some date changes, corrections and postponements to the running calendar.
Introducing the new Thorlos EDGE running sock. The EDGE running sock is the most advanced in its category designed with CSS technology (Cushion Suspension System) with tuned dampeners in the forefoot and heel, and a dynamic linkage in the midfoot for precision fit and performance.
The compression in the arch/instep and ankle hugs the curves of your foot for maximum acceleration and support to help you finish your run - whether it's a 5K, a 100 miler, or anything in between. With benefits such as a lighter upper and reduced bulk in the arch, it gives the EDGE a highly breathable frame helping keep feet cool and dry.
Find out more at https://www.thorlos.co.nz/
10 beginner running mistakes
Author Sarah Stirling offers her tips for mistakes to avoid when beginning trail running, although these tips do apply to any sort of running.
8 dirty little secrets of trail running
Coach David Roche cuts to the heart of important issues all trail runners may face at some point in this article at Trail Runner Magazine.
The ultimate guide to foot and lower-leg pain
Outside Online has compiled a list of types of foot and lower leg pain, looking at what each is, why you get it and how to fix it. These include plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, shin splints, blisters and black toenails, and more.
At 13, she broke the women's marathon record in 1967
Aged 13 years old, Canadian Maureen Wilton broke the women's world record in the marathon and then disappeared from running. Runners World features excerpts here from the book Mighty Moe: The True Story Of a 13-Year-Old Women’s Revolutionary.
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.
- The 4 Seasons River Run scheduled for 23 November has been cancelled, and the series put on hold for now
- Last Sunday's Foxton Beach Fun Run was postponed due to rain; a new date is yet to be announced
- The Lake Crichton Series (duathlons & triathlons) is now on 31 Jan, 21 Feb and 6 March, and entries are open
- The WUU-2K Marathon & Ultramarathon has moved back a week from 11 to 18 July
Have a great running week!