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#2016 The ultimate goal of every athlete is the Olympics, especially in the sport of athletics. It is a sport which can offer an abundance of self satisfaction - but the “income” and “fame” that most other sports see are outcomes which elude most Australians - therefore, basically rendering the...
2015 has been a pretty interesting year for me so far! As is usually the case with running, nothing quite went to plan, however I have had some really good learning experiences that I can take into 2016. The year started down at Falls Creek in Victoria. After taking some...
By Milly Jane Clark When I first started taking long distance running seriously 4 years ago, I kept a very detailed and meticulous training log. I was dedicated in keeping it up-to-date and found myself spending hours ensuring it had a complete recount of every single rep split or distance...
At the moment it’s that time of the year where I miss the feeling of competitions, and traveling to track classics. At the same time I do appreciate the off-season period of Athletics. Shortly after my return from Europe I had the chance to rest and recover from what...
MAUDIE SKYRING: My Story, from the beginning When asked to write my first blog, about anything in my running life, I was a little stuck. Where would I begin? So I thought, why not start as the beginning, especially since it wasn’t too long ago. I began training almost 3 years...
World Mountain Running 2015 Well what an experience! I am glad Ross Johnson invited me to write an article on the World Mountain Running Championship as it will help ensure I do not forget how life is just one big adventure. I knew it would be an amazing experience participating in...
RT Journal by Clara Smith: World Youth Champs Cali I gathered with twenty talented athletes at the airport – a familiar scene...– to commence this journey representing Australia at the World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia. I was overwhelmed and fulfilled to be dressed in the yellow and green uniform that...
When Ross asked me to write a blog for runners tribe I was more than happy to say the least as I've been a fan of the site for a few years now and am a frequent reader of the runners tribe journals. For those of you who don't...
CAS is the one athletics event that, as a school boy, you look forward to all year. The crowd is like nothing you will experience in any other school sports event. I’ve previously run the 800m and 1500m events but, following some recent encouraging results during the cross country season,...
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