Training of famous runners

Training of famous runners

Toshihiko Seko - Article by Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe "The marathon is my only girlfriend. I give her everything I have." This, Seko’s most infamous quote, wasn’t given in jest: he was deadly serious. Toshihiko Seko – one of the most extreme runners to have ever graced our sport, in...
The Training of Benita Willis - Australia’s Greatest Female Distance Runner Article snippet  Benita Willis is, without doubt, Australia’s greatest female distance runner. A three-time National Champion in the 5,000m, Willis currently holds six national records from distances ranging from the 3,000m to the marathon. In 2004 Willis achieved what is...
Boston Marathon, April 18, 2011 - a day to remember in marathon running history. The winner, Geoffrey Mutai, ran 57 seconds under the then-current world record, stopping the clock at 2:03.02.  Mutai had a few factors working in his favour that day. Firstly, there was a strong tailwind of...
Article Preview Chris Kwiatkowski is the co-author of Matt Centrowitz's self-published memoir "Like Father, Like Son - My Story on Running, Coaching and Parenting". A 2012 graduate from the University of Oregon where he competed for the Duck's on the national stage, Chris holds PBs of 13:51 5000m, 28:56 10,000m, 48:17 10miles...
Training of Robert de Castella All the below information about the training of Robert de Castella was taken from the book 'De castella on Running', with Gaylene Clews, by Currey O'Neil, unless otherwise stated. Profile Date of birth: February 27th, 1957, Australia Former World record holder for the marathon with a...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved “You can always give it more than what you think you have”  -Mo Farah Profile D.O.B:  March 23, 1983, Mogadishu, Somalia. Residence: Portland, Oregon, USA. Country: Great Britain. Coach: Alberto Salazar. Height: 1.75m (5 ft 9 in). Weight: 58kg Highlights “I know so many people are...
© 2017 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...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “The idea behind tempo runs is that by being right at lactate threshold you can consistently nudge it down. For instance, Matt Centrowitz, 4:50 (minutes per mile) is probably his lactate threshold, I’m hoping that 6 weeks from now it will be 4:40,...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. "Ask yourself: ‘Can I give more?’. The answer is usually: ‘Yes”.  - Paul Tergat Sources: Running to the Limit - Training Plans, Tips and Secrets. By Paul Tergat. Train Hard, Win Easy. The Kenyan Way. By Toby Tanser. DOB: 17th June 1969, Riwo, Baringo District,...
4 Runs a Day as a Child – The Training of Lydia Cheromei © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “I had to run to school because I was usually late leaving the house. If I arrived late there would be a caning for me” – Lydia Cheromei. Sources ‘Train Hard, Win Easy....
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