Elite Features

Elite Features

Abebe Bikila Remembered: The First African Great

Abebe Bikila Remembered: The First African Great © 2016 The Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved. "Before Abebe Bikila, there were no runners in Africa, or at least no runners that the world knew about." - Haile Gebrselassie If there was just one...

Running for her life: Diane Nukuri Interview with Runner’s Tribe

In the Atlanta 1996 Olympics, Burundi's Venuste Niyongabo won gold. During his race, the country's civil war that would eventually claim between 200,000 and 300,000 mostly civilian lives and left more than half a million people displaced, stopped so...

Derek Clayton: Legends Of Athletics

By Mark Tucker “I had broken 2:09. I forgot my exhaustion. Within a couple (of) hours, the agony of a world record run would manifest itself. The elation would be replaced by fear. I would be urinating quantities of blood...

Lachlan Renshaw Interview: Hits from the Archives 2008

Hits from the Archives: Lachlan Renshaw Interview This interview was initially published on Runner’s Tribe in mid-2008. Long since lost in cyberspace, we restore this piece for more to enjoy. At this year’s World Athletics Tour meet in Melbourne a bomb...

Fastest Marathoners on Record-Eligible Course Men: YouTube Countdown Top 9

Here is a selection of YouTube videos we found that relate to the top 9 Fastest Marathoners on Record-Eligible. A few of the races weren't available in any language or quality. Hence we've selected a variety you can watch and...

Haile Gebrselassie to be honoured with AIMS Lifetime Achievement award

The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) is delighted to announce that Ethiopian Marathon Legend Haile Gebrselassie will be honoured with the AIMS Lifetime Achievement Award at the fourth annual AIMS Best Marathon Runner’ (BMR) Awards Dinner...

Berlin Marathon 2016: RTJournal by Australia’s top elite male finisher, Josh Harris

Listen to Runner's Tribe Radio whilst reading this article if you like. Just press play on the RunnersTribeRADIO player on the side panel of this article. Mobile listeners and or to listen on Itunes or your music player click...

Australia’s fastest ever female sprinter: DSUF Podcast with Melissa Breen

Written by Craig Burns I'm pumped to share with you the chat I had with Australia's fastest female sprinter, Melissa Breen. I caught up with Mel in Canberra before she headed overseas on her way to the 2016 Rio Olympic...

Steve Prefontaine: Legends of Athletics

By Mark Tucker “A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more.” The...

Rio Bronze Medalist Emma Coburn Interview: Post Olympic thoughts and the future

In Rio Emma Coburn became the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, earning bronze along with the new American Record of 9:07.63. Runner's Tribe caught up with Emma for this chat after she...

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