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Weekly Newsletter 17 December

The last newsletter for 2019 has some information about the Brisbane Trail Ultra, interesting articles, and the late addition of an additional Devonport Jets Run tomorrow.

Interesting articles

Challenge yourself and change your life in 2020 with the Brisbane Trail Ultra. Run through stunning virgin rainforest trails and giant eucalyptus forests. Enjoy amazing sunset views before finishing like a champion at South Bank Brisbane.

There are ITRA points available in all distances (30km, 60km, 110km and 100 mile) and this is a UTMB 2020 qualifying event. $10 of every entry goes to Qld Fire & Emergency Services, helping the community.

What are you waiting for? ENTER NOW!

Interesting articles

Peter Snell dies at 80
New Zealand running legend Peter Snell died in his sleep over the weekend. Stuff takes a brief look at his life and career and some of the tributes sent in this article.

Tips to heal your running injury as quickly as possible
Injury is an unfortunate, but inevitable part of running. If you've found yourself dealing with what you suspect is an ongoing tear or strain, physiotherapist Lauren Roberts has some advice for how to overcome your running setback as quickly as possible.

Staying hydrated is key, but overdrinking can be deadly
Runners World takes a look at the summer danger runners can face: drinking too much water. Read the article here.

Why almost everything you thought about running is wrong
While almost all of us can run, not everyone is doing it well. Some advice our there on the internet is useful, and some of it plain wrong. This article takes a look at what the science says.

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.

Late additions
- There is one additional Devonport Jets Run before Christmas, tomorrow night

Until next week

Well actually, until next year! This is the last newsletter for 2019; the next one will be on 21 January.

Have safe holidays and try to get out for some runs - if only to run off the Christmas and New Year cheer!