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(c) Runner's Tribe Ultra- Marathon running is a booming sport. With seemingly endless wild natured (or crazy, however you spin it) runners lacing up every year, race organisers around the world have stepped up and delivered. Below is no exhaustive list, hell we left off Comrades, The Munga, Eastern...
Runner's Tribe - New South Welshmen, Ed Goddard has been going from strength to strength this year. The Nick Bromley & Nic Bideau coached Melbourne Track Club athlete took 8th Place at World University Cross Country, PB'd and took 3rd place over a strong field in the Gold Coast half marathon...
Runner's Tribe It is a good time to be an emerging high jumper, an even better time to be Brandon Starc. With the world champion Mutaz Essa Barshim sidelined by injury, and the handful of other men who have recently challenged 2.40 metres, and beyond, variously sidelined or not jumping similar...
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  It is a proven fact that individual pain tolerance predicts endurance performance. Given two athletes with identical physical traits, the one with...
Runner's Tribe - Run School Minimalist, maximalist, zero drop, traditional, soft foam, hard foam, high stack height, low stack height, stiff soles, flexible soles, magic foam that makes you float or fly.  Or whatever. Whilst the science on all the above is minimalistic in itself, one study that shows that...
On Saturday the 25th of August the South Australian Senior Men won their first national title in the long history of the Australian Cross Country Championships. A significant accomplishment for four good mates from a traditionally small distance running state. However, an ever more special day for us as...
A column by David McNeill - Runner's Tribe Too often in my career, I have walked off the track querying my performances; wondering why I ran so poorly when training pointed to something better…or wondering how on earth I ran as fast as I did when preparations had been poor....
(Runner's Tribe) - Over the weekend, Stewart McSweyn ran the 2nd fastest time in Australian history in the Diamond League 5000m final in Belgium with 13:05.23. It was the fastest AUS time for 11 Year and a 14 sec PB. Stewart sustained a fall on the finish line which...
“When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways - either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength.” - Dalai Lama I can vividly remember my mother’s courage in her battle against breast cancer in...
A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe What is it about the Letzigrund stadium and the Weltklasse meeting. For the second year in a row, Zurich’s beloved boutique venue produced a memorable distance race in which the winner triumphed almost purely on their will to win. A year ago, it...
                                 
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