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The day I beat Yifter A Column By Len Johnson – Runner’s Tribe The time I beat Miruts Yifter I wasn’t foolish enough to let it come down to a kick. I passed him mid-race. He was walking, which detracts, but only a little, from the fact that I can boast an...
By Thomas Do Canto, from Walker Street Podiatry So, we’ve had the ‘barefoot running’ hype that bred the minimalist running shoe boom. This boom lasted several years - from 2010 to 2013 there was a vast increase in the availability and market share of this segment of the running shoe...
As I look back on the last 12 months, it's been a year of amazing highs combined with some challenging lows. The highest point was heading overseas to China for the Youth Olympics and later in the season, a low, having time off to reboot my immune system. Part 1 From...
By Milly Jane Clark When I first started taking long distance running seriously 4 years ago, I kept a very detailed and meticulous training log. I was dedicated in keeping it up-to-date and found myself spending hours ensuring it had a complete recount of every single rep split or distance...
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 finish it and will probably only take you 5mins to...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. "This time David (Rudisha) had a three-month rest after his last race on 29 August, in Zurich. Three months without any kind of training. He needed this long break for charging his batteries physically and mentally. When he resumed training, we had to...
A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe There were two gongs for athletics at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame dinner in Melbourne this week. Raelene Boyle was elevated to Legend of Australian Sport status and Steve Hooker was admitted to the Hall of Fame. They don’t admit mugs to...
A Column By Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe Cinque Mulini – Gelato Misto, not plain vanilla Cinque Mulini representatives were easy to spot back in the day. Organisers of the traditional Italian cross-country race usually had a smile on their faces like a kid with an ice-cream. The Cinque was held the...
By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2003 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NOTE: Thirteen years ago today, Britain's Paula Radcliffe smashed the absolute world record for the women's marathon in London with her 2:15:25 clocking.  As of yesterday, that record had stood for 12 years, 11 months and 30 days, making...
Keeping an Even Keel | Riding the Waves of Success and Disappointment Over two consecutive weekends in February, I won two races. It’s been a while since I experienced back-to-back success like that. The successes I had over the previous four years were fewer and farther apart. And even now,...