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A Column By Grace Kalac

Super Saturday at Carrara – Aussies represent with pride on the penultimate day of athletics The Australian Gold Coast 2018 track and field team today continued their medal streak on the field, concluding the final day of competition with two additional medals. High jump sensation Nicola McDermott lit up Carrara...
Happiness and heartbreak on Day Six at Carrara Stadium Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast It was a tumultuous day of athletics on day six of the Commonwealth Games, which left the track and field team with an abundance of mixed emotions. The men’s 4x100m...
Gregson, Mathews, Williamsz - Aussie trinity of 1500m runners make it to the big dance Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast For the first time since 2006, three Australians will don the green and gold in the men’s 1500m final at the Commonwealth Games. This...
Family ties – Parent-child coaching partnerships thrive on the Gold Coast Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast When an athlete wins a medal at a major championships, they often take the time to thank both their coach and their parents for their ongoing support...
Small’s big day - Day 5 morning recap Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast Sixteen-year-old Keely Small has raced beyond her years in the women’s 800m heats. She hung on for sixth in a fast-paced first heat, racing superbly to clock 2:00.81 to finish...
When the stories mean more than the medals - LaCaze and Mitchell overcome adversity to run before a home crowd Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast There was no way a foot injury and a gangrenous appendix was going to stand in the way...
Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast In a testing night of Aussie track at Carrara Stadium, para sprinter Evan O’Hanlon has won gold in the T38 100 metres, Celia Sullohern has finished a credible sixth in the women’s 10,000 metres, and Georgia Griffith,...
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...
                         
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