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EMIL ZATOPEK: MY HERO RT Journal By Mark Tucker “Zatopek's greatness has surprised mankind. His goodness has illumined mankind. His fullness has elevated mankind.” (Sri Chinmoy) Words can hardly do justice to the man who I have looked up to and admired ever since I first learnt about him during my early...
This original content has been reposted on Runner's Tribe with permission by 'THE SOURCE' the home to amazing stories across the rehydrated world. Take a look here. Going Han Solo: The Andrew Wheating Story Andrew Wheating is from “back east”, yet has spent over a decade holding some sort of Oregon-team membership card. In college,...
A Guide to Training in Kenya Published by Runner's Tribe with exclusive permission from Sweat Elite - http://www.sweatelite.co/ If you’ve ever thought about heading to Kenya to do some training, meet some of the world’s fastest distance runners and experience an incredibly different culture, we’d highly recommend less thinking and more doing. It’s...
RT Column By Grace Kalac At the conclusion of the 2006 Australian Cross Country Championships, an awestruck eleven-year-old Luke Mathews approached sixteen-year-old Ryan Gregson at Hobart Airport, hoping that Gregson would trade state team singlets with him. Mathews, who had won the Under 12s race the day before, had watched Gregson finish...
The Training of Jim Ryun - ‘Quality & Quantity’  © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved.  The first American high school athlete to run a Sub-4 mile, multiple world record holder, Olympic 1500m medallist. Jim Ryun to this day is an American superstar, rivalled by very few before and since. He was also known...
By Mark Tucker “I had broken 2:09. I forgot my exhaustion. Within a couple (of) hours, the agony of a world record run would manifest itself. The elation would be replaced by fear. I would be urinating quantities of blood and vomiting black mucous. The race left me so totally...
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Aussie elite runners, Jordan Gusman & Matt Dempsey RT interview at Centennial Park, Sydney after the Bankstown Invitational 1500m. Jordan ran 3:43.00 for 1st and Dempsey 3:45.85 for 3rd behind Jeremy Roff, 3:45.00
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Runner's Tribe's Ross caught up with the worlds most high profile and prolific distance runner, Meb Keflezighi. Meb is the Michael Jordan of marathoning. Meb is the only athlete in history to win the New York Marathon, the Boston Marathon and an Olympic Medal. A graduate of the University...
QLD Relay Academy: An Introduction Australia has a huge history in the relay. We’ve won the Olympics, we’ve won World Championship medals, Commonwealth Games, Universiade, World Junior and Youth medals. The only event group on the program to boast such a record. In 2012, despite having no individual male sprinter in...
Anneliese Rubie went a long way towards booking her ticket to Rio after clocking a crackerjack 51.69 at the world athletics championships last year in Beijing.  Earlier this year at the 2016 Australian Nationals, Rubie needed to finish in the top three to secure her Rio spot, which she did by finishing 3rd....
                         
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