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Written by Amity Delaney - Runner's Tribe Runners go through cycles in their training and racing. Sometimes, running feels like the most effortless thing in the world; and this is reflected in results from racing and training. However, other times running seems extraordinarily difficult, and motivation stoops to a low. This...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “The marathon was what it was all about in those days.” – Pat Carroll Profile Coaches: Pat Clohessy, Dick Telford Date of birth: 17 August 1961 Personal Bests 1500m: 3:39.03 3000m: 7:47.66 5000m: 13:25.49 10,000m: 28:30.55 10,000m road: 28:00 Half marathon: 61:11 Marathon: 2:09.39 Career...
Last Sunday, Australia's Thomas Do Canto clocked a 6 minute PB and a Commonwealth Games A-qualifier by running 2:14.59 at the Fukuoka marathon. Runner's Tribe caught up with Tom for this Q&A. Firstly congratulations on your outstanding sub 2:15 marathon at Fukuoka! What are your thoughts on the race and...
A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe In 1985, aided by nothing other than his own ambition, Steve Jones ran away from a field of the world’s top marathoners to win the Chicago marathon in 2:07:13. Jones was white, Welsh and 30 years old. He had never done long stints...
Bryce Anderson – A glimpse of the future - Feature by Jaryd Clifford - Runner's Tribe ”I know I’m not the most talented runner in the world. I’m a grinder. I can hurt.” In the mountains, a lone runner pounds the dirt. Through the lashing rain, his hardened legs skip through...
A Column By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “A realistic goal is a silly goal... I want to set a goal that seems like a stretch, something that seems a little out of reach... I look at the finish line. I want to win the tournament.” (Erasmus Morfe – poker...
A Column By Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe It’s customary to include a disclaimer as a footnote, but let’s declare this one upfront. I love the Fukuoka marathon and, despite many changes in the marathon over the years, still rate it up with the very best of non-championship races. Times may...
“There are lots of elements to running a successful marathon and I’ll bet insights into them are woven throughout all of the interviews in this book!”  – Lisa Ondieki © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Lisa Ondieki certainly rates as Australia’s top female marathoner, her 1988 Olympic silver medal...
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© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “A lot of people thought I was crazy with the training that I undertook, and maybe I was.”  - Derek Clayton Derek Clayton is an old-school runner, if ever there was one.  A larger than life personality. A largish runner in fact.  A...