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The Peak Age for Female 1500m Runners? “Youth is the gift of nature”  - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved In an attempt to assess the average peak age for female 1500m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 25 fastest female 1500m runners of all-time. Their...
First of all how’s college life treating you at Stanford? I am having the time of my life here at Stanford University. The university is unbelievable. Every facet is beyond anything that I have ever seen before or even heard of. The campus itself is the second largest in the...
By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “There is an advantage to being the first mover. When you can get a surge, get your move in, everyone is reacting to you.” This was a quote I saw (thanks to letsrun.com) from former college runner Elijah Greer, after he made a decisive move,...
Since Jack Curran and Jack Davies have already blogged about their world xc trials experiences, I thought I would give some input from my perspective. Just to start off I think I should introduce myself a bit. I’m 16 years old, live in Sydney and train with Sean Williams. I...
2013 saw some pretty massive changes in my life. The biggest of these was finally graduating uni. With my thesis due in late November I had a pretty interrupted final few months of the year in terms of training. I was pretty fit in September, but with uni work...
Behind The Scenes with Ciaran O’Lionaird Ciaran O’Lionaird (@gociaran) is a man with nothing left to prove. A decorated collegiate career has since been followed by an appearance on the world’s biggest stage representing Ireland at the London Olympics in 2012. At 3:52.10 he currently holds the in-house record as the fastest...
What does it take for a Great Junior to Become a Great Open Age Athlete? By Mark Blomeley for The Runner's Tribe' Run School Athletics and distance running is one of those sports that is very interesting and unique when you look at where the top elite athletes have come from....
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...
Current Villanova senior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) was among Australia's 61 selections to the Olympic team in Athletics. Tiernan will run the 5000 meters in Rio. Runner's Tribe caught up with this gifted athlete on his Road to Rio for this Q & A. Road to Rio Interview with Patrick...
A column by David McNeill 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. The latter scenario...
                                 
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