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.

RT JOURNAL: Life on the run - Top 3 highs thus far By Ben Chamberlain There’s no denying that athletics is one of the toughest sports when it comes to facing failure and disappointments. Lining up 98% prepared just won’t cut the mustard and unlike most other sports, you’re not able...
2k16 | It’s the little things that make a big difference As many of you would have heard in December last year I relocated to Melbourne to base my training there with the St Kevin's boys under the guidance of Justin Rinaldi. The move has been smooth with everything coming...
I arrived at Nice airport and thought that the place looked pretty good. At the time I didn’t know how Monaco would top it. My French is getting there but I don’t think I spoke once the whole car ride into Monaco, I was just looking out the window...
When I look back on 2010, overall, I see a successful year. It is a year that could have been much better, but it still wasn’t too bad. Through some ups and downs, I have learnt a few lessons that will put me in good stead for what 2011...
The course was in Nowra, a place 2.5 hours drive from Sydney and an extremely picturesque venue. With picturesque, hills follow and the course was 3 laps of a 4k loop that contained some extremely sharp hills and tight turns. I had never run this course before but apparently...
The highs make life sweeter; the lows in life make us stronger. It’s been a very busy couple of months on the athletics track. The Qantas Australian Athletic Tour Meets have been jam packed with so many exciting performances! I simply love the atmosphere every Track Classic encompasses: motivational pump-up...
Hi fellow runners! As I believe it’s important to live a balanced life, I’ll begin my giving you a few random facts about me before I blab on about running for the remainder of my first blog post! I am the eldest of six children, study Engineering/ Law at Monash,...
By Bryan Green   Chris Solinsky made the most memorable leap of 2010. In the world of distance running, every year is a leap year. For a few people at least. One way we can define a year is by who made "the leap." For example, if you ask me about 2007,...
I’ve been up here at Mt. Laguna for 10 days now. We are at about 1800m altitude and this place is extremely hilly. I’m here with Collis Birmingham, Ben St. Lawrence, Jeff Riseley, Jack Bolas, our coach Nic Bideau and our assistant Garry Henry. Mt. Laguna is only about...
Thinking back to my previous blog “break on through”, the season was somewhat of a break through. Maybe not onto the world stage but I did make a slight impact on the Domestic season, although bombing out at nationals I managed to sneak my way up to 4th on...
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