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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...
Peter Bol was selected to represent Australia in the Rio Olympics today. This is the interview he did immediately after clocking the qualifier. RT: How good does it feel to have just clocked the Rio Olympic Qualifier in the 800m? PB: It's always an unbelievable feeling when you run a PB and...
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Luke Mathews is a top Australia runner on the brink of qualifying to represent Australia in the 2016 Rio Olympics. RT caught up with him for a chat on all things running. #runnerstribe #newbalanceaus #nbrunning
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Scott Overall will be running the London Marathon on April 24th, 2016 in order to secure his spot for the Rio Olympics. Despite having run the qualifier twice last year, he must finish in the top 2 at London in order to make the British Olympic team. RT caught...
In the Atlanta 1996 Olympics, Burundi's Venuste Niyongabo won gold. During his race, the country's civil war that would eventually claim between 200,000 and 300,000 mostly civilian lives and left more than half a million people displaced, stopped so that soldiers on both sides could follow on the radio....