Interviews

Nikki Chapple is Australia’s 11th fastest female marathon runner of all-time. Introduction by Len Johnson The French composer Claude Debussy once described music as “the space between the notes.” If that is so, then Nikki Chapple’s marathon career could be her unfinished symphony. Just three marathons, one a shocker, and the best...
Runner's Tribe interview with Alexi Pappas - The multifaceted high achiever - filmmaker, poet, actress and Olympian. Where are you currently at with your training and what projects have you got going on? I am currently preparing for a half-marathon and eventual marathon debut! I have many creative projects in the...
The below article is thanks to Neil MacDonald, who caught up with Craig Mottram in March 2002.  With Neil’s permission, the article has been restored so that today’s generation can appreciate and learn from the one and only ‘Buster’ Mottram.   Neil MacDonald managed the Geelong Region Cross Country team from 2000-2007. Do you...
Australia's Luke Mathews lined up for his 1500m heat at the 2017 London World Championships after a roller coaster of a month where he'd left his coach and manager, and had evidently hit a new low. The starter's gun fired! What happened next would turn Luke's world back around....
The below interview is thanks to Neil MacDonald, who caught up with Adrian Blincoe in January 2004.  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. ADRIAN BLINCOE “KIWI FLYER” Top New Zealand middle-distance...
Liam Adams is among the cream of the crop of Australian marathoning. However, since sustaining an injury in the Olympic marathon in Rio last year where he secured 31st place with a time of two hours, 16 minutes and 12 seconds, the Victorian long-distance runner has struggled to regain...
David Criniti is one of the hardest working runners you'll find anywhere on the planet. Apart from being a sub 2:18 marathoner, Dave, who works as a school teacher in Sydney and is the founder of the Run Beyond Project, which aims to help students facing adversity to develop skills...
Australia's Ellie Pashley (born 1989) has had a stellar season on the roads. On Sunday in Berlin, Pashley topped it all off with a 2:35:55 toppling her previous personal best by 9 minutes. Runner's Tribe caught up with this rising Aussie marathon star who no doubt has more PB's...
The below interview is thanks to Neil MacDonald, who caught up with Georgie in January 2004.  With Neil’s permission, the interview has been restored so that today’s generation can enjoy reading about the teenage phenom that was Georgie Clarke. Neil MacDonald managed the Geelong Region Cross Country team from 2000-2007. HEY THERE,...
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The Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya, Ethiopia’s defending champion Kenenisa Bekele and the former world record holder Wilson Kipsang from Kenya are ready for a world record chase in the 44th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday. The three strongest marathon runners in the world want to...
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