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During the Rio Olympics, Runner’s Tribe will be providing constant updates, news, interviews and videos from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Melbourne Marathon Sunday, 18th October 2015 Three Olympic qualifiers, a fantastic comeback to racing and an early season sprint highlight - that's what happened over an interesting weekend of racing across Australia. The top highlights from the Melbourne marathon were the two Olympic qualifiers, where both Jess Trengove and Brad Milosevic both collected...
A quintet of Australian Flame from last month’s IAAF World Championships will duel at the Mitchell Street Mile in Darwin (NT) this Sunday, in what has been dubbed the best field for a road race in Northern Territory history. A joint project between Athletics NT and the Northern Territory Government, entry lists confirm...
Daniel Groenewald and Dr Richard Yin No doubt about it. We’re in the middle of a running revolution. Start lines are brimming at local 10ks. Running shops are bursting with fancy-coloured light-weight footwear. Every month, there’s a book proclaiming prodigious running feats. There are new ways to run – Pose,...
In the last two years New Zealand women’s marathoning has been dominated by the record-breaking accomplishments of Kim Smith, and the contrastingly shameful record of drug-cheat Liza Hunter-Galvin. However, quietly ticking away under the radar has been Fiona Docherty; former elite triathlete turned full-time runner who has been making...
Ryan Hall, America’s Fastest Marathoner, Slows Down BY PETER HESSLER
Tomorrow Josh Harris (@_JoshHarris) will take on the world’s best at the Flotrack Beer Mile World Championships. Having recently run a solo 4:56 personal best as part of a time-trial, Harris enters the competition with a ranking of 8th. Along with defending World Champ Corey Gallagher (@CoreyGallagher4) and superstar Lewis Kent...
PORTLAND AND RIO WILL BE LAGAT’S FINAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
800m Finals Recap Written by By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2016 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Runner's Tribe 800M Looking as smooth as could be, Caster Semenya floated into the front 125 meters out from the tape and sealed her Olympic fate. The 25-year-old South African charged home to the finish in...
London calling for Bird-Smith & Lamble as Gregson & Buckman smash national records London is calling for Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) after they won gold at the Oceania & Australian 20km Race Walking Championships in Adelaide (SA) to ensure their start at the IAAF World Championships. Stopping the...
Stars of Oz track and field to converge on the Hunter The push towards the Rio Olympics and the world juniors in Poland gets serious this weekend for Australian athletes as the national athletics series is launched in Newcastle when the Hunter Track Classic is held on Saturday night.