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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.

Forgive me for bringing the sport of cycling into this but my most recent inspiration came from watching Hell of the North, which follows the Paris-Roubaix one day classic from the eyes of 2007 winner Stuart O'Grady. With cobblestones, sharp corners, rain, mud, snow and sometimes scorching heat, the...
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....
I am sitting on the plane flying from Hong Kong to Melbourne after an amazing experience at my first World Championships. I have broken the trip up into sections below to try and capture what my experience was like and how I coped running a marathon in the Beijing...
Throughout the RT Journals | The Workout Series, top athletes from Australia and abroad will share with us their current top 3 favourite and most beneficial workout sessions. This is a gift to runners of all levels. We hope you can benefit from the words and practices of these...
There is something hard to define that I miss about competitive distance running. A small part of it is the training – feeling super fit and training towards a race (or races), but mostly it is the races themselves that I miss. The build up towards a race, the...
Written by Jordan Gusman - Runner's Tribe I am coached by Dick Telford and train with the Team Telford crew in Canberra. Over the past three years, I have focused on consistency throughout my full week of training, rather than quality in a specific workout. Around six months ago, however,...
I had another great 2014/15 summer track season and by the end, had taken 23s off my 10k, 14s off my 5k and 16s off my 3k PB. Although my times are getting down there, I knew I needed another big winter if I wanted to be mixing it...
Never did I think that I would be going to university , let alone university in America! But somehow, with thanks to my coach Des Proctor I ended up at a community college in 'good' old Fort Dodge Iowa. Where is it? In the middle of nowhere in the...
Training and Coaching via Correspondence - Article by Jack Colreavy and Adam Didyk RUNNER'S TRIBE TvC - Training via Correspondence Part 1: By Jack Colreavy Who is your coach? Who do you train with? These are two of the most frequent questions that I get asked by other runners. My response being that Adelaide-based Adam...
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...