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Hi everyone! Hopefully you all had a great Christmas and New Years break. Firstly a quick recap... Since last time I wrote I have come off a 6 week break from Achilles Tendonopathy which left me belting out sessions on the elliptical trainer, stationary bike and for a short period 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...
“Patience is a virtue” There are many things rough times teach you as an athlete and for myself and the last four years, patience, among many, is a big one on my list. And it’s finally starting to pay off after the rough patch I’ve experienced. At the end of 2009,...
In the context of my retirement from the University of Oregon track team (I had been dubbed a veteran in my final season of eligibility); I came away from NCAA Indoors pleased but unsatisfied. I criticized myself for not pressing the pace more, not being more alert in the...
Thankfully, I’ve got guys like Matt Ramsden and Ben Chamberlain pulling me around the track here in Perth in the meantime. Obviously, Chambo and Ramsden need no introduction, and their professionalism and elite mindset towards training is something that I’m constantly learning from as a Duathlete. My 10km pb time was well below par for my standards, sitting at 31.15 on the track. However, after weeks of hard work, during threshold sessions, Rambo and Chambo were pulling me through at PB pace for 8km’s and I felt pretty comfortable. After surviving a bunch of these sessions, I was feeling good enough to have a crack at my PB. The Hoka Isolation Challenge was the only excuse I needed to throw on the racing flats.
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...
Hello Runners, This is my first blog for Runner’s Tribe and I hope you all enjoy it. Far from my life story, here are some quick opinions and anecdotes … Being a hatchet: My former school teacher, long time coach and good mate Johnny Meagher is great with an analogy. He described...
My build up for World Juniors was pretty good but in saying that I had quite a lot of distractions during the lead in with school and various camps. But all and all I was happy coming into the World Juniors with my past couple months of training. The World...
Saying goodbye to the NCAA | RT Journal by Linden Hall Standing on the starting line for the 2015 NCAA Championship 1500m final, it was hard not to dwell on it being my last race as a Florida State Seminole. An amazing journey, that until this point I hadn’t realised...
On my recent trip to Europe, I was lucky enough to visit a few countries as well as have my first international experience with racing. There are truly no words to express how beautiful Europe is and WOah let’s not forget the amazing scenery that has you spending hours...