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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...
A column by Len Johnson – Runner’s Tribe Al Lawrence, who died earlier this week after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer, was arguably the best Australian distance runner most of you have never heard of. Born in the Sydney suburb of Punchbowl, a member of Botany Harriers, Lawrence spent most...
A 3k race off no track work and marathon mileage wasn't a normal part of my marathon build-up but the end goal is the same - a hard run out to blow away the cobwebs and break up the training block. Coming into the race I'd put 6 solid weeks...
By Ben Green B.Sc (Hons) Exercise & Health Level 4 Distance Coach IAAF Know Your Aerobic Training Zones VO2 Max, Steady, Threshold….what does it all mean?  Knowing your individual aerobic training zones is crucial to ensuring you maximise the adaptations you can achieve from each planned workout or training run as well as...
By Daniel Wallis - Runner's Tribe Heading into the World Championships this year is a new Craig Mottram. He’s engaged to be married, has a new coach, and a new passion for both life and running. Getting Back To Europe This summer marks the first full European track season since 2008 for...
London Diamond League Event Videos via IAAF Diamond League London 2017 Highlights - IAAF Diamond League https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVIXFAs9iA8 Mo Farah wins easily with the time of 7.35.15 in the Men's 3000m - IAAF Diamond League London 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zm4XJClv30U Hellen Obiri 4.16.56 to win the Women's 1 Mile - IAAF Diamond League London 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCwcHvDgkaA&t=7s Tianna Bartoletta 7.01 to...
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 pace car and huge timing clock. Others have written that...
By Matt Inglis Fox for Runner's Tribe Hello Nic, thanks very much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to talk with the Runner's Tribe. You've just been up at Falls Creek with the MTC. Give us an MTC post Falls Creek report…. Nic Bideau: Well they will be...
Running for Northern Arizona University Runner's Tribe Journal by Mel Townsend Running for Northern Arizona University has been an experience I wouldn’t change for the world. I get asked very often how I ended up at NAU, a relatively small university located in Flagstaff, Arizona.  Outside of the world of distance...
A Column by Len Johnson Last time Sebastian Coe was in this much trouble over something that happened in Russia was when he lost the Moscow 1980 Olympic 800 metres final to Steve Ovett. Coe was the world record holder, two seconds faster than anyone else in the field. Yet he...