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Philo Saunders set to challenge Bernard Lagat’s World Record – “I’ve never thought about how old I am. Just how well I’m running.” Written by Jaryd Clifford - Runner's Tribe It is a cold morning in Flagstaff. A group of runners emerge onto a quiet mountain road in the surrounding forest. The...
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,...
REMEMBERING "THE GREATEST MARATHON" - LONDON 2002 By Mark Butler (c) 2002 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved LONDON (14-Apr) -- Has there ever been such a day of marathon running?  The 22nd Flora London Marathon saw the fastest ever run by a man and arguably the greatest ever by a...
Rachele Schulist on Body Image for Female Runners By Ryan Nelson- Runner's Tribe “The truth is, the idea that you have to look a certain way and be thin to be a fast runner is bullshit. It's a lie that a lot of people in the running community buy into.” -...
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...
Runner's Tribe recently caught up with 2016 Rio Olympian, 2013 World Champs 800m Bronze Medalist, and Big Bear Track Club Co-founder, Brenda Martinez for this awesome chat. (Phone interview transcribed by Runner's Tribe). Where are you currently situated, and how is training going? So I live in Big Bear Lake, which is...
Abebe Bikila Remembered: The First African Great © 2016 The Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved. "Before Abebe Bikila, there were no runners in Africa, or at least no runners that the world knew about." - Haile Gebrselassie If there was just one person who has influenced the running world the most, it...
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....
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...
Hits from the Archives: Lachlan Renshaw Interview This interview was initially published on Runner’s Tribe in mid-2008. Long since lost in cyberspace, we restore this piece for more to enjoy. At this year’s World Athletics Tour meet in Melbourne a bomb was dropped by twenty-year-old Sydney-sider, Lachlan Renshaw. Renshaw won the...
                         
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