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Runner's Tribe One observation about the Melbourne marathon: the quicker you finish, it seems, the faster you will run. Now this may seem blindingly obvious, but bear with me. Once again this year, marathon day in Melbourne dawned clear, sunny, and becoming increasingly warm and windy. That, in turn, meant that...
Runner's Tribe Hi fellow runners, my name is Sarah Eckel and I am a 19 year old middle distance runner from Adelaide. My running journey began in 2012 when I decided that I would join the athletics and cross country programs at my high school, despite not knowing much about...
Hop on board the hype train with Nike’s latest shoe built for speed, the Nike Zoom Fly FK (dang that’s one long name).  Another shoe loaded with Nike’s React foam. With a fly knit upper, a carbon fibre plate (yes like the one found in Nike’s Vaporfly 4% that...
RT: Tom, good to have you back on RT.  How is the running going? TDC: Thanks for having me, always a pleasure. Running is going well thanks, taking the foot off the pedal a bit since World Half Marathon Champs in March but looking to gear up for a marathon...
Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe Congratulations to Jack Rayner, Celia Sullohern and their teammates for delivering a great result for Australia in the Commonwealth half-marathon championships in Cardiff last weekend (7 October). Rayner won the men’s race outright in 61:01, rocketing past Robert de Castella and Pat Carroll – among others...
This is original content from the outstanding website runculture.org run by Dane Verwey, a self confessed running junkie and 2:22:45 marathoner. Ok Ben, let’s start from the start, I have read you fell in love with running at St Louis University High School back in the day. Your first coach was Jim Linhares who...
ROTTNEST RUNNING FESTIVAL – GET YOUR ENTRIES IN As the great Emil Zapotek once said, ‘If you want to win something, run the 100m. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.’ These words still ring true on the now infamous Rottnest Running Festival. For the last 24 years, runners...
Why magnesium? Magnesium is a vital mineral for the body to function and to achieve optimum performance levels for athletes. About 60% of the magnesium in your body is found in bone, while the rest is in muscles, soft tissues and fluids, including blood. Because of magnesium’s role in energy...
© 2018 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. By Sam Burke, Veterinarian, BVMS. Lonely on those long runs? Want a training partner who doesn’t speak? Sounds awesome right! A well-trained dog might be just what you are after. But buyers beware, not many dogs can handle long runs over hilly terrain, on...
Jack Rayner has written his name into history with a win in the inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships held in Cardiff over night. Australia appeared on the podium in every event with Celia Sullohern winning silver in the women’s event and the Australian teams second in the men’s and women’s...