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Philo Saunders set to challenge Bernard Lagat’s World Record – “I’ve never thought about how old I am. Just how well I’m running.” Written by Jaryd Clifford - Runner's Tribe It is a cold morning in Flagstaff. A group of runners emerge...
No 10,000m at Pre', plus Rio medals returned. A column by Len Johnson – Runner’s Tribe No Mo' Ten Pardon me. The realisation hit late. It is the eve of the Prefontaine Classic and I have just noticed there is no 10,000. It...
The Peak Age for Female 1500m Runners? “Youth is the gift of nature”  - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved In an attempt to assess the average peak age for female 1500m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look...
Ignore Circuit & Weight Training at Your Peril – Lessons from Peter & Seb Coe © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Sources: British Milers Club. Volume 2, Issue 4, Autumn 1992. Better Training for Distance Runners. By David E. Martin...
‘3:26’ – Hicham El Guerrouj’s Top 5 Races © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. The Best Ever? – With 2 Olympic golds, 4 world championship golds and multiple world records; it is hard to argue against El Guerrouj’s claim to...
Nutrition Tips for Recovering Like a Pro By Tristan Ferris. MD. – Runner’s Tribe It isn’t always what you eat, but when and how much you eat that is key for recovering smoothly from hard runs – whether they be races...
This original content has been reposted on Runner's Tribe with permission by 'THE SOURCE' the home to amazing stories across the rehydrated world. Take a look here. Going Han Solo: The Andrew Wheating Story Andrew Wheating is from “back east”, yet has spent over...
A column by Len Johnson – Runner’s Tribe Al Lawrence, who died earlier this week after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer, was arguably the best Australian distance runner most of you have never heard of. Born in the Sydney suburb...
Age is No Barrier -  Susan Hobson Interview © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. If there was ever an example that age is no barrier for endurance athletes, Susan Hobson is it. Susan competed in her last major marathon at...
A column by Len Johnson – Runner’s Tribe  Last weekend, 5-7 May, was one of those times when, to dip our lids to Roy Slaven and H.G.Nelson, “too much sport was barely enough.” To recap, we had off-field shenanigans with the...

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