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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
2016 IAAF World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz: Meet The Aussie Middle Distance and Distance Team By Grace Kalac for Runner's Tribe Runnerstribe caught up with twelve of Australia’s up-and-coming middle distance and distance stars, as they prepare for the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. The Australian Spark U20 Athletics...
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...