Training of famous runners

Training of famous runners

Toshihiko Seko - Article by Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe "The marathon is my only girlfriend. I give her everything I have." This, Seko’s most infamous quote, wasn’t given in jest: he was deadly serious. Toshihiko Seko – one of the most extreme runners to have ever graced our sport, in...
‘The Inventor of Running’ - The Training of Frank Shorter © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “Running at its core, is really pretty basic; if you train well and hard over a period of years and avoid injury, you are going to get better” - Frank Shorter Sources Running with the...
“Kenya’s Flying Policeman”  -  The Training of Kipchoge “Kip” Keino 2017 Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved  A lot of the below information about the training of Kip Keino was taken from the book ‘Running with the legends’, by Michael Sandrock, unless otherwise stated. We highly recommend this classic book to anyone...
Steve Ovett
Training of Famous Runners - Steve Ovett Runner’s Tribe, December 2016. 1980 800m Olympic champion, Steve Ovett will go down in history as one of Britain’s best ever middle distance runners. Whether you remember Ovett for his duals with Sebastian Coe, his amazing finishing kick, or his famed show-boating; Ovett is...
During the early nineties, Queenslander Simon Doyle was a serious player at a global level over 1500m. Doyle that year won three Grand Prix races and finished 4th at the Commonwealth Games in Auckland. In 1991, Doyle finished 12th at the World Athletics Championships final in Tokyo. It was...
“My life is totally different because of those three one-hundredths of a second that meant the difference between a Gold and Silver Medal.”  - Dave Wottle © 2018 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Dave Wottle’s 1972 Munich Olympics 800m gold medal race video is a sight to behold.  So much so...
The Training of Craig ‘Buster’ Mottram “I didn’t think I would see an Australian do what he is doing. To have an Australian under 13 minutes for 5km is unbelievable.”  -Steve Moneghetti Free Sources: – With thanks for help from Neil MacDonald from Geelong Cross Country Steve Moneghetti once blamed Craig Mottram for...
The below interview is thanks to Neil MacDonald, who caught up with Dick Telford in January 2003.  With Neil’s permission, the interview has been restored so that today’s generation can appreciate and learn from one of Australia’s greatest ever coaches. Neil MacDonald managed the Geelong Region Cross Country team from 2000-2007. DICK...
Coach Colm and the Training of David Rudisha © 2018 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “The secret is in the head, not the legs.” – David Rudisha Two Olympic Golds, two World Championship Golds, 800m world record holder.  The G.O.A.T – of that there can be little doubt. Like many star 800m...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. 100% free viewing for over a decade, aimed to promote and immortalise outstanding athletic achievements. Please enjoy this quality free article and thousands more from RT. The Training of Jim Ryun - ‘Quality & Quantity’  The first American high school athlete to run a Sub-4 mile, multiple...