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QLD Relay Academy: An Introduction Australia has a huge history in the relay. We’ve won the Olympics, we’ve won World Championship medals, Commonwealth Games, Universiade, World Junior and Youth medals. The only event group on the program to boast such a record. In 2012, despite having no individual male sprinter in...
Runner's Tribe recently caught up with 2016 Rio Olympian, 2013 World Champs 800m Bronze Medalist, and Big Bear Track Club Co-founder, Brenda Martinez for this awesome chat. (Phone interview transcribed by Runner's Tribe). Where are you currently situated, and how is training going? So I live in Big Bear Lake, which is...
Abebe Bikila Remembered: The First African Great © 2016 The Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved. "Before Abebe Bikila, there were no runners in Africa, or at least no runners that the world knew about." - Haile Gebrselassie If there was just one person who has influenced the running world the most, it...
In the Atlanta 1996 Olympics, Burundi's Venuste Niyongabo won gold. During his race, the country's civil war that would eventually claim between 200,000 and 300,000 mostly civilian lives and left more than half a million people displaced, stopped so that soldiers on both sides could follow on the radio....
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 and vomiting black mucous. The race left me so totally...
Hits from the Archives: Lachlan Renshaw Interview This interview was initially published on Runner’s Tribe in mid-2008. Long since lost in cyberspace, we restore this piece for more to enjoy. At this year’s World Athletics Tour meet in Melbourne a bomb was dropped by twenty-year-old Sydney-sider, Lachlan Renshaw. Renshaw won the...
Here is a selection of YouTube videos we found that relate to the top 9 Fastest Marathoners on Record-Eligible. A few of the races weren't available in any language or quality. Hence we've selected a variety you can watch and or scroll through that tell the story of the race. Number...
The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) is delighted to announce that Ethiopian Marathon Legend Haile Gebrselassie will be honoured with the AIMS Lifetime Achievement Award at the fourth annual AIMS Best Marathon Runner’ (BMR) Awards Dinner Reception to be held in the birth place of the...
Listen to Runner's Tribe Radio whilst reading this article if you like. Just press play on the RunnersTribeRADIO player on the side panel of this article. Mobile listeners and or to listen on Itunes or your music player click here (opens externally). Berlin Marathon 2016: RTJournal by Josh Harris As always...
Written by Craig Burns I'm pumped to share with you the chat I had with Australia's fastest female sprinter, Melissa Breen. I caught up with Mel in Canberra before she headed overseas on her way to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, her 2nd Olympic Games having debuted at the 2012...