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#2016 The ultimate goal of every athlete is the Olympics, especially in the sport of athletics. It is a sport which can offer an abundance of self satisfaction - but the “income” and “fame” that most other sports see are outcomes which elude most Australians - therefore, basically rendering the...
Welcome to the new Runner's Tribe (RT) proudly supported by New Balance Australia. Runner’s Tribe has now expanded to include all aspects of athletics, track and field, road running, junior athletics, and more throughout Australasia and the world. All sections have been updated and improved. Apart from that, we have...
2015 has been a pretty interesting year for me so far! As is usually the case with running, nothing quite went to plan, however I have had some really good learning experiences that I can take into 2016. The year started down at Falls Creek in Victoria. After taking some...
Milly Clark produced a marathon debut that could just go down as the best ever by an Australian. Clark clocked in at 2:29.07 finishing 3rd in the Amsterdam Marathon yesterday. Thus achieving the qualifier for Rio in outstanding fashion. We’re looking forward to Milly’s next RT Journal, but for now it’s time...
Last Sunday the 18th of October 2015, Josh placed 7th at the Australian Half Marathon Champs in Melbourne with a time of 1:07:06. He is only 16. RT Interview with Joshua Torley Was Sundays result in Melbourne a surprise at all in regards to target times? It was a little quicker than expected but that’s...
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...
What is a blog? Q&A Written by RTRoss Triumph, Pain, Resolution, Go again. Sometimes we share and it changes something. What is a blog? blog blɒɡ/ noun 1. a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style. verb...
Jim Dunaway, who passed away earlier this year, was one of the giants of track and field journalism. Or perhaps he was a dinosaur, as in ‘we won’t see the likes of him again’, a creature from a past age, rather than in the literal sense. Mostly, he was just Jim....
Help us stop athletics in Australia from going backwards as the Queensland Government is considering plans to remove an athletics track from one of Australia’s most sought after athletics facilities. The Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre (QSAC) is home for many athletes based in Brisbane and South East Queensland. Originally...
By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “There is an advantage to being the first mover. When you can get a surge, get your move in, everyone is reacting to you.” This was a quote I saw (thanks to letsrun.com) from former college runner Elijah Greer, after he made a decisive move,...
                                 
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