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The Training of 1992 Olympic 5000m Champion Dieter Baumann © 2019 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “Yobes Ondieki told me that you have got to be able to run, at any time of the week, any time of the year, a fast l0-miler.” - Isabella Baumann Sources British Milers Club Journal....
This article was written with the help from Snell's classic book, NO BUGLES NO DRUMS   Profile Snell won three Olympic gold medals during his career, including winning both the 800 and 1500 metres at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Born: 17 December 1938, Opunake, New Zealand Died: 12 December 2019, Dallas, Texas,...
The Training of Steve Cram © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. "Despite what some coaches might say, the majority of past successes were built on a sound endurance background forged by most on the mud and hills of strength-building cross-country events. Bypass this as an integral part of a competitive...
© 2019 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “The average I run per day is 11-12 miles for six days a week. But it’s not easy miles” – Bernard Lagat If there is an athlete that epitomizes longevity, then five-time Olympian Bernard Lagat is that man. Lagat has been an elite athlete...
A key workout for coach Colm and various Kenyan’s, is called ‘Diagonals’.  Performed  once or sometimes twice per week, the session is a form of fartlek training, a mix between speed and endurance.  The session is not intended to be a ‘max effort’ but more of a strong fartlek, that helps build both speed and endurance without overly flattening an athlete. The session is often completed not as a hard workout but is often done on an ‘in-between’ day.  It’s a way to build fitness and speed, while still keeping athletes fresh for upcoming harder workouts.
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “The marathon was what it was all about in those days.” – Pat Carroll Profile Coaches: Pat Clohessy, Dick Telford Date of birth: 17 August 1961 Personal Bests 1500m: 3:39.03 3000m: 7:47.66 5000m: 13:25.49 10,000m: 28:30.55 10,000m road: 28:00 Half marathon: 61:11 Marathon: 2:09.39 Career...
“There are lots of elements to running a successful marathon and I’ll bet insights into them are woven throughout all of the interviews in this book!”  – Lisa Ondieki © 2020 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Lisa Ondieki certainly rates as Australia’s top female marathoner, her 1988 Olympic silver medal...
Training of Famous Runners - Rosa Mota Article by Sam Burke - Runner's Tribe A lot of the below information about the training of Rosa Mota was taken from the book ‘Running with the legends’, by Michael Sandrock, unless otherwise stated. We highly recommend this classic book to anyone who is...
© 2020 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “A lot of people thought I was crazy with the training that I undertook, and maybe I was.”  - Derek Clayton   In 2017 Runner’s Tribe published a book referred to as ‘The Bible of Australian Marathon Running’. This 347-page paperback publication interviews Australia’s...
© 2019 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “My bottom end speed is usually pretty good, so like 200’s, 300’s, 400’s - they come around pretty quick - but that 800, 1000 kind of rep, that’s my weakness and what I tend to work on a lot.” -Matthew Centrowitz ‘Centro’ doesn’t really...