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A Column By Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe Nearly every training group has an athlete that is seemingly “on” for the sessions and workouts but then fail to live up to that form in races. Conversely, some runners race better than their training form would suggest they should. What is...
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...
Ben Offereins is currently in career best form and was recently been tipped by Australian High Performance Manager, Eric Hollingsworth, as an athlete to watch leading up to the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi later in 2010. After running a Commonwealth Games A-Qualifying time and Personal Best of 45.53 in...
Travelling Abroad on a College Scholarship | The Pros and Cons By Amity Delaney (c) Runner's Tribe Being offered a college scholarship to travel abroad is a dream for many athletes. I myself completed three semesters on a college scholarship for athletics and cross country at McNeese State University in Louisiana....
When my wife and I started going out back in 1983, one of our first dates was to attend an ALP campaign rally at Melbourne’s Box Hill town hall. In reality, it was more an acclamation than a rally for Australian Labor Party leader Bob Hawke who, two days...
A Column By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “A realistic goal is a silly goal... I want to set a goal that seems like a stretch, something that seems a little out of reach... I look at the finish line. I want to win the tournament.” (Erasmus Morfe – poker...
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...
A column by Len Johnson | Runner's Tribe All weeks have seven days, but some weeks seem to cram more in than others. The last week of May, 2018 was one such week. It began with Linden Hall setting an Australian record for 1500 metres at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League...
I am currently up at Charlottes Pass, NSW for a training camp. Charlottes Pass is the highest village in Australia at nearly 1800m above sea level. In the past I have used Falls Creek as a place to stage the annual summer training camp, however this year it was...
Pre was an animal when it came to training. Quality over quantity, no long runs over 12 miles, morning runs most days, intense track sessions. Runner’s Tribe picked out 5 of Pre’s favourite sessions.  For a more detailed account of Pre’s training program check out Pre’s training HERE