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Written by Jaryd Clifford - Runner's Tribe Adam Didyk & Team Tempo: Putting South Australia back on the running map It was a brilliant stroke of genius during a despondent period that propelled Adam Didyk down the path of coaching. At a dinner table in 2007, uncertainty filled the conversation. He...
‘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 Sources The Golden Mile, by Herb Elliott as told to...
A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe And the people passing by, stare in wild wonder . . .* My 2017 night of staring in wild wonder was 8 August: the venue, London Olympic Stadium. The race is the men’s 800 metres final. Pierre-Ambroise Bosse is in the field. He is...
Carley Thomas Country: Australia Born: 26.12.2000 Personal Bests Event Result Wind Venue Date 200m 25.64 +0.4 Sydney (AUS) 18.11.2017 400m 54.12 Sydney (AUS) 03.12.2017 800m 2:03.66 Melbourne (AUS) 19.12.2017 4x400m 3:39.79 Sydney (AUS) 02.04.2017   You capped off a stellar 2017 by clocking a 2:03.66 for the 800m solidifying yourself as the fifth fastest junior in Australian history. How good did this feel and did you anticipate such a fast run leading into the race? I...
There’s a special magic in listening to the wisdom and banter of some of Australia’s hard working marathon runners sharing their top tips, secrets of training and stories of success and failure as they enter and participate in everything from their local parkrun to the big city major marathons...
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...
Runner’s Tribe Interview with Australia's Chris Hamer -Born: 02.08.1988 -Personal Bests Event Result Venue Date 1500m 3:51.46 Canberra (AUS) 17.02.2017 3000m 8:22.53 Melbourne (AUS) 13.12.2007 5000m 13:58.99 Hobart (AUS) 04.02.2012 10,000m 28:18.26 Melbourne (AUS) 12.12.2013 5 km Road 14:23 Noosa (AUS) 29.10.2016 10 km Road 28:49 Burnie (AUS) 23.10.2016 Half Marathon 1:04:08 Sunshine Coast (AUS) 20.08.2017 Marathon 2:13:32 Amsterdam (NED) 15.10.2017 This year in Amsterdam you clocked a 2:13:32 for the marathon. Was this insanely good time a surprise to you at all and how good did it...
Written by Sam McLean – Runner’s Tribe "If the coach cannot do it, he cannot 'teach' it - only talk about it." Percy Cerutty If the 'Australian Running Bible' was a novel, it would be a bestseller, with three co-authors. 'Rab' (Chris Wardlaw), 'Clo' (Pat Clohessy) and 'Dick' (Dick Telford). Forwarded...
Running in all its forms offers an exhilarating and refreshing experience. You get the opportunity to feel the wind in your face and view the world in all its glory. Your physical limits are tested each time as you push yourself to carry on even when your muscles tire....
A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe What if Australia hosts a Commonwealth Games and we don’t win. Not across all the sports. Not in athletics, either. Well, it can’t be ‘the blackest day in Australian sport’. That moniker has already been gifted – if that’s the right word –...
                         
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