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I saw my first world cross-country championships in 1985, travelling to the Portuguese capital Lisbon with my wife, Anne Lord, and the Australian team which, for the first time, included a junior men’s team. It was a memorable trip which concluded with the personal highlight of running the Cinque Mulini cross-country.
In the approaching weeks, prior to the World Cross Country Championship in Bathurst, RT will unveil a comprehensive, 10-part series, composed by Len Johnson, that delves into the historical narrative of Australia’s participation in World XC. Part 2 of 10 – Written by Len Johnson Once upon a time in Maryland When...
"This is absolutely huge for Peter, who claims innocence, and I would back him all the way there, knowing Peter," Telford said.
Australia's next big thing over 1500m has surfaced, cementing his reptutation forged during a stellar junior career. 
In the approaching weeks, prior to the World Cross Country Championship in Bathurst, RT will unveil a comprehensive, 10-part series, composed by Len Johnson, that delves into the historical narrative of Australia's participation in World XC. Australian cross-country aspired to Olympian heights Part 1 of 10 - Written by Len Johnson When...
But that was before the whole sport was hit by a missile with the news that Peter Bol had returned an “AAF (adverse analytical finding) for Erythropoietin Receptor Agonists (ERA): rEPO (rEPO).” Synthetic EPO, in other words, which is a proscribed substance.
Athletics Australia has provisionally suspended 800m runner Peter Bol after an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) was detected in an out-of-competition doping control test on 11 October 2022.
Leanne Pompeani has had a phenomenal start to the 2022/23 season, kicking off with a victory at the open national 10,000m title at Zatopek in December. Her success continued as she placed second in the world cross-country trails, earning her a spot at the World Cross Championships in Bathurst....
Australian marathoner, Erchana Murray-Bartlett has accomplished a remarkable feat, having successfully run 150 marathons in as many consecutive days. The 32-year-old  embarked on her journey five months ago, starting from the northernmost tip of her country in Cape York and culminating at the southernmost point in Melbourne.    View this post...
Written by Michael Beisty “There are times when I run that the run is magic” (Herb Elliott 1981) (1)   “I plan to run right into the next life” (Harold Weiss 1978, a non-competitive Chicago runner) (2)  “The runner does not know how or why he runs. He only knows that he must...
                   

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