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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....
Brad Camp is the 7th fastest Australian male marathon runner of all-time. Camp made his name on the road, at the marathon. He made the 1988 Olympic team, fulfilling an ambition he had set when he left school a few years earlier and a plan he had made with his coach, Tom Kelly. Below are some excerpts taken from the book ‘Australian Marathon Stars’.
1998 NCAA 800m Champion Khadevis Robinson's College Training Diaries If you watched any major American track meet between the years of 1999 and 2012, chances are you know of Khadevis Robinson. Robinson is without a doubt one of the best American 800m runners of his generation, with eight combined USA...
During the early nineties, Queenslander Simon Doyle was a serious player at a global level over 1500m. Doyle that year won three Grand Prix races and finished 4th at the Commonwealth Games in Auckland. In 1991, Doyle finished 12th at the World Athletics Championships final in Tokyo. It was...
Two Olympic golds, two world championship golds, 800m world record holder.  The G.O.A.T – of that there can be little doubt.  Like many star 800m runners, Rudisha hails from the Brother Colm O’Connell stable. Home to thoroughbreds. Runner’s Tribe took an in-depth look at the training of the 800m G.O.A.T himself, David Rudisha.
‘The Best Ever’ - The Training of Hicham El Guerrouj © 2019 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. The Best Ever? - with 2 Olympic golds, 4 world championship golds and multiple world records; it is hard to argue against El Guerrouj’s claim to the title of ‘The Best Ever’. Runner’s Tribe took a look...
© 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...
From Bernard Lagat, to Steve Cram, Steve Ovett, Seb Coe, Sarah Jamieson, Sarah Brown, and countless others; 300m intervals were key staples of their training  programs.  Less mundane perhaps than the traditional quarter mile,  400m interval, more race specific, and potentially easier mentally.  It’s a trend seen in numerous top middle distance and distance runners. Runner’s Tribe dove into the specifics of some of these 300m interval sessions routinely carried out by world leading athletes.
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The below interview is thanks to Neil MacDonald, who caught up with Dick Telford in January 2003.  With Neil’s permission, the interview has been restored so that today’s generation can appreciate and learn from one of Australia’s greatest ever coaches. Neil MacDonald managed the Geelong Region Cross Country team from 2000-2007. DICK...