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Training of famous runners

‘El Caballo’ The Training of Alberto Juantorena © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “The secret to being a good runner is that you must sacrifice your life for it. You must train hard; eat well, with not too many parties and not too much sex. You must have a lot of...
By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe When I first started to take running seriously, I read a book (borrowed from my school library), which would have a profound effect on my running and life during my formative years. The book: ‘How to become a Champion’ by Percy Cerutty, was truly...
‘A Body Built on Pain’ The Training of Herb Elliott © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “I find that orthodox training is drudgery because it’s so unnatural to run for hours on end on a circular track.”   - Herb Elliott COMING SOON - RUNNER’S TRIBE, WITH PERMISSION FROM HERB ELLIOTT...
Training of Famous Runners - Noureddine Morcelli Article by Sam Burke - Runner's Tribe A lot of the below information about the training of Noureddine Morcelli was taken from the book ‘Running with the legends’, by Michael Sandrock, unless otherwise stated. We highly recommend this classic book to anyone who is...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “You can always give it more than what you think you have”  -Mo Farah Profile D.O.B:  March 23, 1983, Mogadishu, Somalia. Residence: Portland, Oregon, USA. Country: Great Britain. Coach: Alberto Salazar. Height: 1.75m (5 ft 9 in). Weight: 58kg Highlights “I know so many people are...
‘The Best Ever’ - The Training of Hicham El Guerrouj © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. The Best Ever? - with 2 Olympic golds, 4 world championship golds and multiple world records; it is hard to argue against El Guerrouj’s claim to the title of ‘The Best Ever’. Runner’s Tribe took a look...
Profile Snell won three Olympic gold medals during his career, including winning both the 800 and 1500 metres at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. D.O.B: December 17th, 1938, New Zealand. Previous World record over 800, 1000m & Mile. Olympic 800m Gold, Rome, 1960. Olympic 800m Gold, Tokyo, 1964, a new Olympic...
‘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...
2:15.25 - The Training of Paula Radcliffe © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “From my training I can get a good idea of what I'm capable of” - Paula Radcliffe  A lot of the below information about the training of Paula Radcliffe was sourced from the book ‘Paula My Story so...
4 Runs a Day as a Child – The Training of Lydia Cheromei © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “I had to run to school because I was usually late leaving the house. If I arrived late there would be a caning for me” – Lydia Cheromei. Sources ‘Train Hard, Win Easy....