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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
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.
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Athletics NZ - @AthleticsNZ The Jennian Homes New Zealand Track & Field Championships take place in Hamilton 17 – 19 March. We pose eight key questions ahead of the 2017 edition of the championships. How fast can red-hot sprinter Joseph Millar run? New Zealand’s in-form sprint ace Joseph Millar will be an overwhelmingly...
Re-published with permission thanks to Athletics Australia Bird is the word in Rio after 24-year-old Queenslander Dane Bird-Smith claimed bronze in the men's 20km race walk in a PB time of 1:19.37. Our 500th athletics Olympian claimed the Australian Olympic Team's 500th games medal, holding off the fast finishing Brazilian to secure third behind the...
Best Ever Field Set to Race in 15th Leonora Golden Gift Olympians, Australian champions and stars of tomorrow will contest Australia’s Richest Mile Running Race this June. The 2017 Leonora Golden Gift Elite Mile is shaping up to be one to remember as the nation’s best athletes battle for a...
Lisa Flint burst onto the Australian running scene last October, running 2:34.08 to win the Melbourne Marathon and secure a Commonwealth Games "A" Qualifier. This was a more than 13 minute personal best for the 24-year old who credits watching Kerryn McCann win the Commonwealth Games Marathon in 2006...