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Catch all the latest from all our track and field stars as they discuss everything from their personal training sessions to updates on their athletic journey.

Hi, my name is Ava Honore. I’m 17 years old and am a middle-distance runner from Sydney, New South Wales. My running journey began in the humble streets of Sydney’s inner west, tagging along with my Mum on her weekly run around the block. My parents soon realised that this wasn’t...
My name is Riley. I’m a twenty-year-old 800/1500 m runner from Melbourne coached by Mark Hipworth. Having only taken to the sport back in year 8 I’m still pretty new to it and am still learning a lot. As a junior I have had a little bit of success...
Perseverance - persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success (Oxford Languages Definition). Perseverance is a great character strength to develop as an athlete. No one succeeds without failing, so perseverance is crucial. This is especially true in long-distance running, where you consistently test your physical...
My name’s Jhye Hadfield, I’m a junior distance runner from Victoria, having competed nationally for the past 4 years and winning medals in both the 1500m and 3000m on the national stage. I have PBs of 3:49 over the 1500m distance, 8:27 over the 3000m and 14:42 over the...
My name is Amy Bunnage, I am 16 years old from Victoria and compete over the 1500m and 3000m distances.  I’ve always participated in a range of sports; soccer, swimming, triathlon, gymnastics, but my brother got me into running when I was 8, by persuading me to join Mentone Little...
What does it feel like to run 650km+ along the toughest trail Australia has to offer? We’re not sure yet – but on the 21st of November, Giles Penfold and I will begin our journey to find out. We call our mission – 655fortakayna.
I began my career as a recreational runner after finishing up as a competitive swimmer of 12 years. I have now been running for three years and am a runner with Boobs on the Run (BotR).
It’s been a long time between drinks, friends of Runner’s Tribe. A lot has happened since I last wrote on this platform but one thing has not changed is my love for this sport. As a community we have been battered and bruised with the fun sponge that is...
My name’s Bianca Puglisi, I am a distance runner from Victoria competing nationally and have competed internationally over my younger years. I was very keen when Runners Tribe reached out to me to give an insight to readers about my training and a little overview of my junior racing. My...
Hi everyone, my name is Joe Burgess and I’m a steeplechaser/mid-distance/distance runner from Sydney. It’s a privilege to be asked to contribute to Runners Tribe and to be able to share a snapshot of my training. Hopefully, I can help educate and inspire a number of you to improve...