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A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe The most unexpected of many coincidences and surprises surrounding the launch of The Landy Era back in 2009 was the appearance of Billy Mills. My book had already enjoyed the benefit of several twists of good fate, chiefly in being ready for launch at the...
A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe One year ends and another begins, just as it has for the past 40 years, at Falls Creek. What were once training camps have now become family holidays, but otherwise little has changed since my first visit here in 1978-79. Actually, lots of...
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RT’s Run School featuring Mark Blomeley. Mark is a strength and conditioning coach with over 10 years experience in the sports and fitness industry. Currently in Brisbane, he is a specialist strength and conditioning coach for runners from international standard elites to the everyday runner. http://www.markblomeley.com.au/
Australian Athletics Team - Target 60* The Australian Athletics Championships have concluded and there are now less than 100 days until the final Australian athletics team is announced, and fingers crossed we will end up with a 60 strong team representing the green and gold in Brazil. We already know...
On being no.2 | A Column by Len Johnson Someone observed of Merv Lincoln, who died on 1 May after a long illness, that it was difficult to do him justice as an athlete because you always had to start with the acknowledgment that he was never number one in...
Road to Rio Interview with Genevieve LaCaze: 3,000m Steeplechase & 5,000m Genevieve LaCaze is in the form of her life, which is a result of consistent, quality training guided by her coach and Melbourne Track Club founder, Nic Bideau. Over the last two months, LaCaze has run seven consecutive personal...
Marathon Training & Performance Since commencing personalised training programs in 2009, the Front Runner coaching team has been primarily focused on assisting both recreational and competitive runners competing in events ranging from 5km to the Marathon, as well as Full and Half Ironman Triathlon. Over time, the tracking of data (through...
Steve Prefontaine: A runners’ runner A Column By Mark Tucker Steve Roland "Pre" Prefontaine (January 25, 1951 – May 30, 1975) “A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at...
Written by Amity Delaney - Runner's Tribe Cathy Freeman is one of Australia’s most successful runners. She was also one of Australia’s most decorated Indigenous athletes. She was significant, both in terms of her athletic accomplishments, and also for the achievements she garnered as an Indigenous athlete. I watched her...
Runner's Tribe In an attempt to assess the ideal age for 800m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 30 fastest male 800m runners in Australian history. Their respective ages were compared. Facts Average Age: 23 (note this is the same as our international comparison – (Click Here) Median Age: 23...
                         
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