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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...
My 2010/2011 season did not go off with a bang, nor did it end with one. Well I guess in a sense it did start with bang. I went up to Noosa to run the 5k bolt after a fairly solid block of training and feeling quite confident I would...
Having just completed another solid domestic season and short Asian circuit I can now sit back and look over the season I just had. From the beginning of the season I had set myself a few goals, as everyone does. One goal which was a priority to me was winning...
Only 10 days to go until we leave for the IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France and the whole Australian World Youth Team is extremely excited, but nervous at the same time about our competition in Lille. We all have just come back from our pre-departure camp in...
I’ve been up here at Mt. Laguna for 10 days now. We are at about 1800m altitude and this place is extremely hilly. I’m here with Collis Birmingham, Ben St. Lawrence, Jeff Riseley, Jack Bolas, our coach Nic Bideau and our assistant Garry Henry. Mt. Laguna is only about...
It’s been a while since my last blog so I apologise, it’s been a rather hectic month. It started with a national title over 1500m in Olympic Parks last ever meet, which was jeff riseleyspecial because I’ve grown up with that place with Melbourne being my hometown. It also...
Blog from Nationals and Japan: Well the 2011 season has been one of both amazing high’s and crushing low’s. And this season recently came to an end in Kawasaki, Japan as it marked the end of what was ultimately a successful season if it didn’t end quite the way I...
My 2010-11 Australian season began back December at Zatopek Classic in the 1500m. With no idea of how I would perform, I managed to get off to a good start with a steady win on my home track. This was followed up by a brief stint at Falls Creek,...
In the context of my retirement from the University of Oregon track team (I had been dubbed a veteran in my final season of eligibility); I came away from NCAA Indoors pleased but unsatisfied. I criticized myself for not pressing the pace more, not being more alert in the...
Lining up for he 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbría, Spain on 20 March 2011 should be a relatively familiar experience for distance runner Anna Thompson. Since first competing in 'World Cross' in 2002, she only missed 2009 when she was living in Singapore and not...