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Well, we're three weeks into 2017 and tomorrow signals 100 days to go until the 2017 Rotorua Marathon. So what better time to unveil our cool 2017 Rotorua Marathon T-shirt designs. All participants in the Marathon and Half Marathon events get a FREE one of these quality training T-shirts - jacaranda for women and blue for men.
Rotorua Marathon is 100% kiwi owned and operated and all the profits from the event go straight back to the sport to grow the next generation of healthy kiwis.
Want help with training? In this issue you'll find cool advice from TempoFit about the last 100 days. The website has lots of help for you for training, injury prevention, nutrition and footwear.
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Final 100 days - Tempofit
As of Wednesday this week there are only 100 days to go to the Rotorua Marathon. In other words, it’s action time. So here’s a heads up timeline of where you want to be with your training and when.
Tempofit's head coach Hayden Shearman, as usual, has some great advice in his latest Rotorua Marathon blog.

The Official Rotorua Marathon App
Have you downloaded the brand new Rotorua Marathon App full of all the information you need at your finger-tips. Get the latest news, start fundraising, check out the different events, get the latest information and FAQs, check out  previous results, sort your training and enter online, all from your smartphone. Download the free App now.
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Run around the world with Marathon Tours
Marathon Tours are the marathon travel specialist company.
They've been taking New Zealand runners and walkers to the world's premium marathon events for years.
They secure your guaranteed entry into the exclusive events – no ballots, no qualifying times, no excuses!
So get in touch with the great folks at Marathon Tours and start getting excited!
Achilles International NZ
Want to change lives? By fundraising for Achilles you help New Zealanders with all types of disabilities lead active lives and experience satisfaction in accomplishing their goals. Achilles gives disabled runners, walkers and wheelchair users the training, support and resources they need to overcome their disabilities
Above is stroke survivor Kelvin and his guide Aron starting off in last year’s Rotorua marathon.
You can Fundraise for Achilles at the Rotorua Marathon.

Get fitted with iconic Asics shoes
The iconic ASICS GT-2000 is available in multiple width options to ensure the best fit. No matter what distance you are running at The Rotorua Marathon, wearing correctly fitted shoes is very important.
Footwear that doesn’t suit your foot type or fit your foot properly can cause discomfort and other serious issues. It’s not only the length of the shoe that needs to fit well, it’s also the width.
Visit to view the various width options in the new GT-2000 5 model.

Latest Tech Tips to prevent injury and improve performance! 
The majority of running injuries are caused by overuse – with mileage often a big contributing factor. Technology can increasingly be used to monitor your training and to consider the total ‘load’ of a run.  
Aside from footwear, one of the biggest developments in running technology is the widespread availability of GPS running watches. David Cooper from Healthzone looks at some of the offerings to Monitor your Training

Great event to prepare for Rotorua Marathon
The Rotorua Off Road Half Marathon is a great training event leading up to the Rotorua Marathon! There is a distance for everyone from the Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, 5km and little Devils event with all the tracks going through the spectacular Whakarewarewa Forest.

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Wrap up with dr. cool
Getting ice on an injury early can make all the difference in making sure you recover well and be back out training again sooner. Recovery wraps like are a great way to do that.™ is the ONLY product to combine ice and compression in one flexible wrap.
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The New Year is a great time to enter Rotorua Marathon and kick start your preparations so  ENTER NOW.