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Into the Wolfpack Runner’s Tribe Journal: Written by Isaac Hockey As part of my philosophy unit in year 12, we had to write an epistemological essay on one of six prescribed topics. I chose to consider the topic “Without the group to verify it, knowledge is not possible.” I wish it was...
2015 Melbourne Marathon: The vital steps! ~ A race day recount ~ 4.15am on October 18th The phone alarm goes off but I have been lying awake for the past hour - I’m not too concerned about my lack of sleep as I recall only getting a few hours of quality zzz’s...
Going to college in the USA and transferring schools part 1 of 2 I made the decision to accept a scholarship to run and study at college in America at the beginning of year 12. I had been representing South Australia at nationals for cross country every year since I...
Started from the Bottom, now I’m here…. RT Journal by Emma Kraft - Runner's Tribe I started writing this blog for Runner's Tribe over 1 month ago and I honestly have no idea why it has taken me so long to finish it and will probably only take you 5mins to...
Session 1: Mona Fartlek Basics of the session: The workout named after Steve Moneghetti is 20 minutes of fartlek with fast recovery, done as follows:-2x90 seconds hard (tempo to 10K pace) with 90 seconds recovery steady, not jogging. -4x60 seconds hard, 60 seconds steady. -4x30 seconds hard, 30 seconds steady. -4x15 seconds hard,...
Finding Zen Feet: Running as Meditation By Dan Chabert I’ve gone through all the stages of a relationship with running: the initial crush and lust, the honeymoon phase, the seven-year itch, the near-divorce, and the final, healthy relationship." It took me a long time to get there, though, and for the longest...
Prologue: My last Runner’s Tribe blog was in September of 2013, it largely covered the World Cross Country Championships and the domestic season that followed. At times I touched on injuries throughout the piece but never delved into specifics as I wasn't sure of the severity of my predicament. It...
The trip over to watch the Aussie boys, Stephen Dinneen and Josh Harris to run the Fukouka International Marathon Championships was well worth it. We arrived in Fukouka, the scene for tomorrow's race, on a cold wet night after traveling for around 20 hours. To stretch the legs and get the blood...
DSUF Podcast with Craig Burns and John Steffensen There is something really special about a young person achieving a remarkable goal, or performing at a high level, or becoming really successful about something they are passionate about. It is this ‘something really special’ that has sparked my interest in high...
Dejen Gebreselassie RT Journal: Working to hit goals in 2016: An Athlete's Life 2016 has been such a blessing for me, yet it has also been one of the busiest and toughest years of my life. Here are some highlights and thoughts to date. June 14th Launceston 10km Australian National Road Championship...