A Column By Mark Tucker

A Column By Mark Tucker

Tucker's Weekly Workout: The Ebook. Read about the training of the greats and their workouts. By Mark Tucker in conjunction with Runner's Tribe. (C) All rights reserved

Running Nightmares

A Column By Mark Tucker- Runner's Tribe Running Nightmares “It’s too easy, when alive, to make perfectly horrible mistakes.” (Kurt Vonnegut) The majority of my running dreams turn into nightmares. Getting lost in a cross-country or road race, missing the start of...

Lasse Viren: Legends of Athletics Key Sessions

Lasse Viren: Legends of Athletics Key Sessions By Mark Tucker Quietly spoken and introverted off the track, Lasse Viren turned into a mighty warrior on it, becoming one of the most successful Olympians of all-time. A dual 5000m, 10,000m gold medallist...

Benita Willis: Legends of Athletics Key Sessions

Benita Willis: Legends of Athletics Key Sessions By Mark Tucker Australia’s first World Cross Country Champion (winning in 2004; our only individual medallist to date), a 4 time Olympian and multiple Australian record holder (2000m, 3000m, 5000m, 10,000m and Marathon), Bronze...

Joan Benoit Samuelson: Legends of Athletics

Joan Benoit Samuelson: A Column By Mark Tucker for Runner's Tribe The first ever winner of the Women’s Olympic Marathon. The first ever! For any distance runner that would be an absolute dream sentence to come after your name. For...

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...

Percy Cerutty: Legends Of Athletics

By Mark Tucker When I first started to take running seriously, I read a book (borrowed from my school library), which would have a profound effect on my running and life during my formative years. The book: ‘How to become...

Reading Running: 9 of the top running books ever

By Mark Tucker “The pleasantest of all diversions is to sit alone under the lamp, a book spread out before you, and to make friends with people of a distant past you have never known” (Yoshida Kenko) When I was much...

Innocent Times | A Column By Mark Tucker

Innocent Times | A Column By Mark Tucker Being the year of Rio and the upcoming 31st Modern Olympic Games (Summer) I thought I would look back at the earliest versions of the Modern Games, starting way back in Athens,...

Happy New Year and The Steigen Spectacular

Happy New Year and The Steigen Spectacular A COLUMN BY MARK TUCKER “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can....

Running With The Rage (against the machine)

'Running With The Rage (against the machine)' A Column By Mark Tucker “It has to start somewhere, it has to start sometime what better place than here, what better time than now?” (Rage Against The Machine) These are the type of song lyrics...

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