A Column By Grace Kalac

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...
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...
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...
                         
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