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In late 2004 Craig Mottram wrote an Olympic diary from the Athens Olympics. Today, we restore this masterpiece on Runner's Tribe, to inspire the new generation. Many thanks to Neil Macdonald (and Craig) for the below article. Craig Mottram - One Special Day For most of us, the 28th of August...
Hi! My name is Ellen Schaef, I am an 800m runner from New Zealand currently living in Colorado. For the 16/17 season, I was training well and very consistently under Gregor Gojrzewski at Essendon and I managed to take my 800m time from 2.07.85 to 2.05.30 scoring a selection to...
First published by our friends at 'The Source' and 'MotivRunning' now on RT with exclusive permission. Written by Joseph Grey As a youngster, long before I had dreams of being a fast runner, my first sport was basketball. Growing up, my competitive side was sparked by the influence of watching my...
Runner's Tribe Journal by Lissy Duncan When the last minute opportunity to compete at Leonora came about I was pretty quick to discount it knowing I am not race ready, but also lacking the confidence in whether my foot would be okay to run that fast following an extended break and...
Started from the Bottom, now I’m here…. RT Journal by Emma Kraft - Runner's Tribe I started writing this blog for Runner's Tribe over 1 month ago and I honestly have no idea why it has taken me so long to finish it and will probably only take you 5mins to...
Written by Jessica Trengove - Runner's Tribe DO WE DO IT ALL TO CROSS ONE LINE? After hours of intense grind, you finally cross that line… you have five or so blissful minutes in the finishing area to soak it up. Every ounce of energy has been drained on the course...
Runners Tribe: 4 key workouts - Josh Harris Event: Marathon - PB 2:17:08 Otsu (JPN) 05.03.2017 When building up to a Marathon I like to complete a significant amount of time at around Marathon pace, as I've struggled when I've primarily stuck to doing short, higher quality workouts. I include short, quality...
Written by Jordan Gusman - Runner's Tribe I am coached by Dick Telford and train with the Team Telford crew in Canberra. Over the past three years, I have focused on consistency throughout my full week of training, rather than quality in a specific workout. Around six months ago, however,...
Runner's Tribe - The Workout Series Written by Mitchell Thompson - Wolf Pack TC I have the pleasure of being a part of Wolf Pack TC (Instagram: @wolfpack_tc ) based out Melbourne under the guidance of renowned distance coach, Bruce Scriven, a name you may have heard from the likes of...
RT Journal by Aaron Bresland - Runner's Tribe Who is this guy? I wouldn’t be doing athletics if it wasn’t for a classmate who arranged the training details and the meeting with the person who would quickly become my first coach. I was told throughout high school that I should give athletics a...