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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.

RT Journals The Workout Series | Emily Augustine I've recently joined a new training group (coach - James Fitzgerald) and have enjoyed a good mix of new and different sessions. Evidently I have a few new favourite workouts to add to my existing ones. The first I did one Saturday was 15mins...
I had another great 2014/15 summer track season and by the end, had taken 23s off my 10k, 14s off my 5k and 16s off my 3k PB. Although my times are getting down there, I knew I needed another big winter if I wanted to be mixing it...
Leonora is a remote outback town which is about an hours plane flight East of Perth. It’s a truly unique event held during the WA long weekend. This event involves fireworks, markets, kids’ activities, horse racing, a live concert (by Eskimo Joe this year) and of course the street...
Hi fellow runners! As I believe it’s important to live a balanced life, I’ll begin my giving you a few random facts about me before I blab on about running for the remainder of my first blog post! I am the eldest of six children, study Engineering/ Law at Monash,...
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...
The 2013 Australian Junior Championships was full of excellent performances both on the track and the field. The Australian Junior title was something that I had always wanted to win but with this being my last year it just wasn’t meant to be. After my performances at both the Hunter...
RT Journal by Jonas Aranda: Harvard Class of 2018 It's hard to believe that I've already completed my first year at Harvard, and that I've just commenced my second. Things flew by ever so quickly! It's been a whole mix of emotions: the excitement of studying in a whole new country...
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...
Melbourne Track Club | My Journey by Sam Spicer Hi, I’m Sam, I’m 20 years old and this time last year I had no idea about the running community, I didn’t know about Athletics Victoria competition, about training groups, I hadn’t heard of running flats, and thought spikes were only for...
2013 saw some pretty massive changes in my life. The biggest of these was finally graduating uni. With my thesis due in late November I had a pretty interrupted final few months of the year in terms of training. I was pretty fit in September, but with uni work...