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Thank you, Runner’s Tribe, for getting this segment back up and running. It is always a great read and a good insight into what athletes and coaches alike are up to in their training methodology.  I am a former middle-distance runner from NSW with personal bests of 3:37 for 1500m,...
Written by Brett Davies This weekend (Sunday 26/9) will see the return of the Berlin Marathon, arguably the world's premier marathon. The event began in 1974 and has been held annually on the last weekend of September - except for 2000, 2018 and of course, 2020, when it was cancelled...
Marjorie Jackson, who celebrated her 90th birthday on 13 September, was Australia’s first athletics superstar. Our first women’s Olympic gold medallist, our first women’s world record holder, Jackson surged to international recognition with a double in the 100 and 200 metres at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games. She would have...
My name is Kieren Tall. I am a 22 year old distance runner from a place you’ve probably never heard of; Terrey Hills. Terrey Hills can be likened to a country town inside a city. The top half of Terrey Hills is a confusing urban sprawl, the other half...
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My name’s Hannah Cadden, I’m 18 years old from the ACT competing Nationally and Internationally in events ranging from 800m, 1500m, 3000m Steeplechase all the way up to 6km cross country. I have competed in over 20 National Championships in both Athletics and Cross Country since the age of...
Written by Brett Davies Athletics fans were treated to a very special edition of the annual Zurich Weltklasse meeting this year, and the final edition of the Diamond League more than lived up to expectations, with some close-fought competitions and top-tier world-class performances across the program. This year, we saw action...
Zurich’s fabled Weltklasse meeting has often been dubbed “the Olympics in one day.” It’s a fair call. Usually staged within a week of the conclusion of the year’s major championships – Olympic, world or European – Zurich re-packages the just concluded championship as three hours’ non-stop action. The champions can...
Hi, my name’s Luke Hince and I’m a 19-year-old distance runner from Wollongong NSW. I mainly race distances from 1500m (3:54) up to 5000m (14:53) and dabble in cross country and road races during the winter season. I am coached and inspired by my dad and coach Brendon Hince,...
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been running. As a little 6-year-old, Mum and dad enrolled my three brothers and me in Runaway Bay Little Athletics where I immediately fell head over heels in love with the sport. To this day, I’ve never really been able to...