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Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, they say, and the idea of the Ekiden relay has long since gone international. Well, at least to Victoria, anyway. Athletics Victoria paid homage – or should that be hommage – to the tradition of Japan’s road relays by adding an Ekiden to...
Alright, so you didn’t run the race you wanted, didn’t get the time you’ve trained for and didn’t finish in the top 3 positions and now you’re quiet disappointed. Whatever the reason is, don’t give up just yet! Every sport has its downfalls and every race you run won’t...
The airport scene has become a little too familiar in recent months. This time I am homeward bound for the Easter long weekend and rather than make the same old mistake of draining my phone battery, I opted to put my laptop to use. One week ago today, a...
RT Interview with Genevieve LaCaze: Training, Racing & Rio With the domestic season in the rear-view, how do you feel about your performances throughout the tour? Overall I am happy with most of my performances during the Australian Domestic season. I only did 3 races in all but with where I...
After an exceptional domestic season full of terrific accomplishments, what was the major highlight for you? The 2015 domestic season was an exciting one for me and I found myself with two highlights. Claiming my first 5000m national title at Sydney Track Classic in a PB was the first... this...
Thinking back to my previous blog “break on through”, the season was somewhat of a break through. Maybe not onto the world stage but I did make a slight impact on the Domestic season, although bombing out at nationals I managed to sneak my way up to 4th on...
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...
Interview with Rowan Walker: The real marathon man Why do you run? That’s a question I still ask myself! I guess like a lot of runners I started to improve my fitness, got reasonably fast which in turn motivated me to be the best I could. These days there is an element...
Last week I was lucky enough to represent Australia at the World Cross Country Championships in Guiyang, China. I had made the Australian Mountain Running Team before but making the Australian Cross Country Team was something that I had dreamed of and strived for since I began running. Since...
Generally WA is seldom mentioned in any national running news. Which is pretty fair, as not much really happens over here. We have a small population and even fewer who think of running as a serious pastime or heaven forbid, passion. However we’re starting to change that. The running...
                                 
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