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Written by Mitchel Brown - Runner's Tribe The weekend of February 11 and 12 was a big one for athletics at Lakeside Stadium. Less than 12 hours after the curtain came down on the third and final evening of the inaugural Nitro Athletics series, the action (for lack of a better word)...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved BOSTON (05-Apr) -- On April 17, Meb Keflezighi will race from Hopkinton to Boston for the final time as an elite athlete, closing a tremendous Boston Marathon career than has spanned more than a decade. Keflezighi, 41, has won...
Hi! My name is Ellen Schaef, I am an 800m runner from New Zealand currently living in Colorado. For the 16/17 season, I was training well and very consistently under Gregor Gojrzewski at Essendon and I managed to take my 800m time from 2.07.85 to 2.05.30 scoring a selection to...
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Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei has broken the world 10km record at the Birell Prague Grand Prix on Saturday (9). The 23-year-old Kenyan clocked 29:43 to smash through the 30-minute barrier and break her own previous record of 30:04, also set in the Czech capital, at the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon...
The below interview is thanks to Neil MacDonald, who caught up with Lee Troop in June 2001.  With Neil’s permission, the interview has been restored so that today’s generation can appreciate this outstanding read. Neil MacDonald managed the Geelong Region Cross Country team from 2000-2007. “TROOPY” UNCUT  By Neil MacDonald Lee Troop is one of...
A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe Medals are not easy to get at world championships. Australia had to wait till the ninth day of the world championships to get an athlete to the medal ceremony, but when one medal finally arrived, like London’s famous red buses, another was...
Chris Wardlaw - dual Olympian and coach of Steve Moneghetti, Kerryn McCann, Craig Mottram and numerous other top distance runners shares his views on training. Article originally written for ‘Australian Runner’ magazine by Chris Wardlaw. Reproduced with permission. Training for distance is definitely not rocket science, though for middle distance it...
A column by Len Johnson | Runner's Tribe All weeks have seven days, but some weeks seem to cram more in than others. The last week of May, 2018 was one such week. It began with Linden Hall setting an Australian record for 1500 metres at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League...
An Olympic year is special in so many ways, something that only comes around once every four years - and to many athletes is the pinnacle of their sport. Athletics is no exception, and for so many of our track and field stars the preparation in the lead up...
RT's Run School | The Politics of Performance by Mark Blomeley Generally my posts on Runner’s Tribe are about physical performance, and in particular those choices we make in our training that affect our performance. Today, I want to talk more about the mental side of performance, in particular how...
                                 
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