RT Journals

Catch all the latest from all our track and field stars as they discuss everything from their personal training sessions to updates on their athletic journey.

It's been a better period in my running than when I last wrote. Last time I was at the end of an 18 month period of lower leg issues. Now I'm healthy and am running well. I was able to start running in mid November last year and I had...
RT Journals: Systematic Approach to Long Term Results by Eddie Vining David Brailsford was given the arduous task of helping a British rider win the Tour de France when he first started as team manager with Team Sky back in 2010. Instead of getting hung up on this ultimately impossible...
I enjoy the majority of sports and not because I have a physical education background. For example, kicking or hitting a ball around can be quite a lot of fun and good to watch (and not to mention all the physical and psychological benefits that go with it). Why...
In late 2004 Craig Mottram wrote an Olympic diary from the Athens Olympics. Today, we restore this masterpiece on Runner's Tribe, to inspire the new generation. Many thanks to Neil Macdonald (and Craig) for the below article. Craig Mottram - One Special Day For most of us, the 28th of August...
I’ve been asked to write about any aspect of running so far in my life for Runners Tribe, which is my first time, so bare with me! I’ve decided to write since the start of cross country season in August last year. From this time onwards, the time went...
Hit RT, As the 2013 National Championships creep closer I’d thought I’d give you an update on my progress in the season thus far and some of the changes I’ve implemented in my training. As a bit of background info for everyone, at the end of 2011 I gave myself a...
Decisions & Definitions: The Runner & The Working Man   “Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time. It is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.” Sydney J. Harris   I run. I have done so for as long as I can remember, and with...
Running in my 4th Olympics was one of my most amazing athletic exeriences to date. After enduring a few tough years personally and professionally following Beijing 2008, I managed to qualify for London 2012, in my first marathon in 4 years in Houston (Jan 15th 2012) running 2:28 feeling...
One of the first questions that you ask when you meet someone is, “what do you do?” We each have a role in life which defines who we are, whether it is centred on work, the family or even leisure. Aristotle said that, “We are what we repeatedly do....
My name is Christine Wearne. I am a 100m sprinter. I work full time as an Office Clerk while keeping up with my training program. Even though I work full time, sprinting is one of my top priorities in life. My job is very simple but I have my whole...
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