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What are your major running goals for 2015? One goal really - Olympic qualifying time for the marathon. I'm focussing solely on that - I toyed with trying to qualify for World Champs but I think if I'm going to step up a level and run 3 minutes faster for...
Dane, you just finished 8th in the World Championships. What did this amazing performance mean to you? Finishing 8th in Beijing was an awesome way to top off a great year. I started the season slowly with illness forcing me to withdraw from the national titles, but throughout the year...
The Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon held in Otsu, Shiga, is one of the prominent Japanese marathon races of the year. It is a male only competition and has IAAF Gold Label status. What made you choose to compete in this race? Hey Ross & the Runners Tribe community. The Lake Biwa...
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...
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...
Northern Arizona University's, Matt Baxter interview with Runner's Tribe: NCAA D1 Cross Country National Team Champions Matt Baxter, a native New Zealander transferred into Northern Arizona this year from AUT in NZ, and has played a pivotal role in a team he knew little about beforehand. Baxter travelled from NZ to finish...
‘SOS Locker Room Talk’ with Steve Vernon of New Balance Manchester. Britain is currently in the midst of a distance-running renaissance not seen for decades. Although there were numerous standout results at the Rio Olympics from British athletes, the true indicator of depth has been the quality of performances...
Runner's Tribe Interview with NCAA Division I Cross Country Champion, Pat Tiernan By Grace Kalac for Runner's Tribe Runner’s Tribe caught up with Australian Rio Olympian Patrick Tiernan to chat about his NCAA Division I Cross Country Championship victory on November 19th in Terre Haute, Indiana. Tiernan, who has been studying...
Interview with British 1500m Commonwealth Finalist & Current Coach: James Thie In 2008, Runner’s Tribe caught up with British middle distance runner, James Thie. Long since lost in cyberspace, Runner’s Tribe revives this info-packed interview and catches up with the 2010 Commonwealth Games 1500m finalist and current-day coach to see what...
Runner's Tribe If The North Face athlete, Rob Krar, has one regret, it is that he didn’t discover the sport of ultra running sooner. The sport to Rob is much more than winning or running fast; it has brought him a sense of peace, community and self-reflection.  This sense of...