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Gold Coast nearing vets’ status, still looking good: A column by Len Johnson

Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe The Gold Coast marathon is approaching veteran status. Who would have thought? Not only that, but the event is looking pretty good as it closes in on its 40th staging and 40th birthday. The first Gold...

The Leonora Golden Gift: RT Journal by Lissy Duncan

Runner's Tribe Journal by Lissy Duncan When the last minute opportunity to compete at Leonora came about I was pretty quick to discount it knowing I am not race ready, but also lacking the confidence in whether my foot would be...

The Best Dogs for Distance Runners

© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. By Sam Burke, Veterinarian, BVMS. Lonely on those long runs? Want a training partner who doesn’t speak? Sounds awesome right! A well-trained dog might be just what you are after. But buyers beware, not...

Steve Dinneen: Balancing Act – feature by Grace Kalac

Steve Dinneen: Balancing Act - feature by Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe “If you want something done, give it to a busy person” is one of Steve Dinneen’s favourite sayings. On a standard day, he is out the door by 6.25am,...

Association and Disassociation: Written by Daniel Quin, Psychologist

Written by Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe For obvious reasons Nike would have us believe that an integral part of Eliud Kipchoge’s 2-hour marathon performance in Monza last month was due to his shoes. More objective analysis pointed towards the...

Something to be said for insomnia: A column by Len Johnson

Something to be said for insomnia There’s not much to be said for insomnia. Nothing to be said for it, in fact, for those who suffer from the full-blown sleeping disorder. There’s little more to be said for the occasional sleepless...

‘A Body Built on Pain’ – The Training of Herb Elliott

‘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...

Aussie Jack Bruce Impresses at NCAA Championships

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved (13-Jun) -- Ole Miss miler Craig Engels drew a lot of attention for his mullet and mustache at last week's NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships. But another...

RT Journal By Emma Kraft: Started from the Bottom, now I’m here….

Started from the Bottom, now I’m here…. RT Journal by Emma Kraft - Runner's Tribe I started writing this blog for Runner's Tribe over 1 month ago and I honestly have no idea why it has taken me so long to...

Runner’s Nutrition – Periodise your diet to PEAK not PLATEAU

Runner’s Nutrition – Periodise your diet to PEAK not PLATEAU By Alex Dreyer Are you reaching your potential? As a sports dietitian, I see all types of runners turning to nutrition and diet to go further or faster. I’ve been lucky enough...

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