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A Column By Grace Kalac

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...
RT Column By Grace Kalac At the conclusion of the 2006 Australian Cross Country Championships, an awestruck eleven-year-old Luke Mathews approached sixteen-year-old Ryan Gregson at Hobart Airport, hoping that Gregson would trade state team singlets with him. Mathews, who had won the Under 12s race the day before, had watched Gregson finish...
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...
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...
Coles Nitro Athletics
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...
Nitro Athletics: Will it be a success?  Written by Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe On February 4th, 9th and 11th, Australian athletics will receive a facelift as Lakeside Stadium opens its gates to the three-day extravaganza of Nitro Athletics. Modelled in a similar fashion to Twenty20 cricket, it’s going to be...
Ella Nelson: The Best is Yet to Come By Grace Kalac for Runner's Tribe The start of the 2016 season for rising sprint star Ella Nelson could not have been more flawless. By April, twenty-two-year-old Nelson, coached by Sydney’s Michael Dooley, had surpassed the Olympic qualifying standard numerous times, and boasted...
Inside the Australian U20 Spark Team’s Pre-Championship Travels By Grace Kalac On the 22nd of June 2016, 55 of Australia’s most promising track and field athletes embarked on a four-week journey of European competitions and training prior to the World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. For many of these athletes, this...
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...
                                 
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