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A Column By Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe At the 2014 Australian Junior Championships, a 17-year-old Georgia Griffith turned heads as she crossed the line in third place. She slashed three seconds off her personal best to clock 2:05.77, a World Junior Championship qualifier. While Griffith labels this performance as...
By Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe Tired of that mid-race wedgie? Chaffing getting in the way of your long run? Thanks to Australian marathon superstar Jess Trengove’s ‘Rundies’, all your underwear woes have been solved. Rundies are the sport-specific underwear taking the Australian sporting scene by storm. The brand was formulated in...
Written by Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe Brad Scott achieved a wealth of international success. The Western Australian graced three Paralympic Games, amassing a hat-trick of medals before the age of 25. The sports fanatic well and truly achieved his childhood dream of donning the green and gold. But when Scott...
By Grace Kalac reporting from London - Runner's Tribe Fifteen Australians graced London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the annual Diamond League Müller Anniversary Games on Sunday afternoon, producing a combined four personal bests and four season’s bests. With many of the 15 athletes set to compete in next month’s...
Steve Dinneen: Balancing Act - feature by Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe “If you want something done, give it to a busy person” is one of Steve Dinneen’s favourite sayings. On a standard day, he is out the door by 6.25am, ready to treat his first osteopathic client at 7am. He’ll...
Written by Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe On March 5th, Australians Josh Harris and Jack Colreavy toed the start line of the Lake Biwa Marathon in the hopes of soaring under the elusive 2:19.00 World Championship qualifier. The elite-only race, known for its field depth, ideal temperature, fast course and...
A new Day and age in Australian track and field Written by Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe If you watched Riley Day’s composure on night one of Nitro Athletics as she lined up on the back straight against Usain Bolt, you wouldn’t have guessed that the 16 year-old’s first memories of...
From Nitro to Indoor – No Rest for our Skippers By Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe Australia’s current premier distance runner Ryan Gregson has claimed his fourth race win in under a fortnight, winning the mile race at the AIT International Grand Prix meet in Athlone, Ireland on Wednesday in a...
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By Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe In the twilight of a perfect summer’s evening in Melbourne, over 7000 spectators anxiously ambled into Lakeside Stadium. It worked for Twenty20 Cricket. It worked for Fast5 Netball. But would it work for track and field? For many, attending the inaugural event was for one...
Once the snow melts and the temperature starts to rise, Falls Creek becomes home to fervent endurance athletes from all over Australia. The summer months uncover a myriad of challenging trails to train on, aqueducts to ice your legs in post-session, and an average temperature of eighteen degrees-ideal for...
                         
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