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Making a test become a testimony – RT Journal by James Hansen As I completed my second run yesterday after over two months off, I remembered a lesson I learned from a young age as to what were the basic principles of writing a story. Firstly, there must be an...
When Alice went down the rabbit hole, she had eaten some “magic cakes” before spending time with a smoking caterpillar, chatting with a talking cat, and drinking heavily with some guy in a massive hat surrounded by flamingos. Most of us can only get this kind of experience in...
Hit RT, As the 2013 National Championships creep closer I’d thought I’d give you an update on my progress in the season thus far and some of the changes I’ve implemented in my training. As a bit of background info for everyone, at the end of 2011 I gave myself a...
Barely a minute after the start of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games women’s 400 metres, Cathy Freeman was sitting in a crumpled heap on the track. This was scarcely the pose you would expect of a gold medallist, but it was all Freeman had left after defying one of the...
A column by Len Johnson Few runners kept up with Emil Zatopek during his brilliant career. Even fewer got past the Czechoslovakian champion. And of those who did, hardly any stayed ahead of ‘Zato’ all the way to the line. If it was hard enough catching up with Zatopek through his...

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ALTITUDE | A column by Jaryd Clifford – Runner’s Tribe “It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” Sir Edmund Hillary In the mountains, even the strongest stumble. Every step is gruelling, every breath a battle. It is an environment that demands courage. It is a place where only the toughest survive. It...
Australian Athlete is brought to you by Athletics Australia and Runner's Tribe. This exceptional quality, 180 page, Australian made biannual bookazine, is jam-packed with exclusive content and insights into the lives and training of Australia’s most impressive athletes. A first for Australian athletics, Australian Athlete includes top-10 rankings for U14,...
A Federation of Her Own | A Column By Len Johnson The 1992 film, A League of Their Own, tells a fictionalised account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, formed during World War II when the men’s major leagues were facing temporary closure. A League of Their Own? Decima...
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In Rio, Morgan was part of the Aussie Women's 4 x 400m Relay team which made the final and ended up finishing 8th overall. Morgan advanced to the Semi-Finals of the Women's 400m individual but failed to make the final, leaving her hungry to succeed at the highest level in the future. Morgan...
Leonora is a remote outback town which is about an hours plane flight East of Perth. It’s a truly unique event held during the WA long weekend. This event involves fireworks, markets, kids’ activities, horse racing, a live concert (by Eskimo Joe this year) and of course the street...
                                 
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