Legends of Athletics

Legends of Athletics

‘3:26’ – Hicham El Guerrouj’s Top 5 Races

‘3:26’ – Hicham El Guerrouj’s Top 5 Races © 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...

‘Before Rudisha’ Wilson Kipketer’s Top 5 Races

‘Before Rudisha’ Wilson Kipketer’s Top 5 Races “This man is one of the toughest competitors we have ever seen” - Steve Ovett © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Kipketer was the man to beat in the late nineties over 800. With...

“Special Methods” – The Training of Said Aouita

“Special Methods” – The Training of Said Aouita © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “We have special techniques. We always train alone. And we always run alone” – Said Aouita  A lot of the below information about the training of Said Aouita...

Legends of Athletics: A look at the career of Cathy Freeman

Written by Amity Delaney - Runner's Tribe Cathy Freeman is one of Australia’s most successful runners. She was also one of Australia’s most decorated Indigenous athletes. She was significant, both in terms of her athletic accomplishments, and also for the...

“Electrifying” – Alan Webb’s Top 5 Races

“Electrifying” – Alan Webb’s Top 5 2017 Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved "When all is said and done, people will consider him the greatest distance runner America has ever had." – Steve Scott – Country: United States – Born: January 13, 1983 Personal Bests ...

“The Entertainer” – Steve Ovett’s Top 5 Races

“The Entertainer” - Steve Ovett’s Top 5 Races © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “When I won the 1500m at the European ­Championships in Prague, back in 1978, I enjoyed the moment so much that I gave the crowd a...

Celebrating Steve Prefontaine’s 66th birthday

Steve Prefontaine: A runners’ runner A Column By Mark Tucker Steve Roland "Pre" Prefontaine (January 25, 1951 – May 30, 1975) “A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts,...

From the Clouds: The Career of Yuriy Borzakovskiy

From the Clouds:  The Career of Yuriy Borzakovskiy Written by Sam Burke - © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “Borzakovskiy is already out of this race”.   Sebastian Coe commentating during the Sydney Olympic 800m semi-final when Borzakovskiy trailed the field...

“The Jarrow Arrow” – Cram’s Top 5 Races

"The Jarrow Arrow" - Cram's Top 5 2017 Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved- By Sam Burke The 1980’s were an era in which male middle distance running was dominated by Britain. The British dominance was total and overwhelming, much like the...

Legends of Athletics – Seb Coe’s Top 5 Races

Legends of Athletics - Seb Coe’s Top 5 Races © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved- By Sam Burke Two-time Olympic 1500m champion, Sebastian Coe, doesn’t really need an introduction. Coe set eight outdoor and three indoor world records during his...

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