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Twenty-four cities around the world are getting ready to be part of the largest 24 hour one-mile multi-city run to celebrate Global Running Day on Wednesday 6 June 2018. The IAAF Run 24:1 will unite thousands of amateur runners as they outrun the sun in a series of linked 1-mile runs starting in...
Hengelo, Netherlands.  The man many tip to be the first Aussie to break the 1:44.00 barrier over 800m has inched ever so closer with a second-place finish at the Hengelo World Challenge.  The race was won by the young Kenyan Johnathan Kitilit. Kitilit’s time of 1:43.77 is the second...
Jordan Gusman has claimed back to back victories in the 16th Leonora Golden Gift Elite Mile in an impressive show of strength and endurance. Leading from start to finish the ACT athlete crossed the line in 4:11.83 ahead of James Hansen and James Nipperess was a league ahead of the...
Australia’s Richest Outback Mile is underway! Written by Caitlin Murdock - Runner's Tribe Results from last night’s Elite Mile Heats at the Leonora Golden Gift With stacked fields in both the men’s and women’s races, spectators lined Tower St in Leonora to watch some of Australia’s best athletes compete for their chance at...
By Anneliese Rubie | Australian Athlete The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games really did live up to its name, the ‘golden’ games so to speak. There was green & gold absolutely everywhere. Australia produced more gold medals than any other country. There was a constant golden glow about everything because of the beautiful QLD...
An attempt to run the fastest ever backward marathon highlights how wrong-way locomotion could assist in rehabilitation and athletic training. Original post - Friday, April 13, 2018 - 11:15 - Peter Gwynne, Contributor (Inside Science). Published on Runner's Tribe with permission. (Inside Science) -- The Boston Marathon is not only the world’s oldest...
Following the recent passing of Dick Quax, we chat to half-a-dozen athletics stars of yesteryear to share their memories of the former world 5000m record holder and 1976 Olympic silver medallist.  Rod Dixon – The 1972 Olympic 1500m bronze medallist and 1983 New York Marathon winner “I’d heard of Dick Quax...
Top 10 Australian Sprinters of the Past Decade From Australian Athlete - A 180 page bookazine celebrating Australian Athletics. Learn more here: https://australianathlete.org/ 1. Steve Solomon: Making an Individual Olympic Final at just 19 years of age gives Steve the nod as the best sprinter, male or female of the past decade. Add...
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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,...
                                 
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