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Eliud Kipchoge is the best-prepared marathoner in history and is set to take a crack at a sub-2-hour marathon. But how will he do it? From the location to the choice of pacemakers, Eliud Kipchoge's team share some of the ways that they are supporting this once in a lifetime...
In Rio Emma Coburn became the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, earning bronze along with the new American Record of 9:07.63. Runner's Tribe caught up with Emma for this chat after she recently arrived back in Colorado. In hindsight, what did this dream-like...

Marathon Musings

Maybe it’s because I’m from Melbourne where the AFL media bubble is such a humungous beast that it makes the elephant in the room look miniscule. Or maybe it’s because we are only a couple of weeks on from a ‘local’ world championships in Beijing. Then again, maybe it’s because...
RT Interview with Chris Erickson | Olympics three ways Chris recently secured automatic nomination for selection to the Australian Olympic Team after winning the national 50km race walk title in Melbourne (Vic) After missing out on the 50km at the last two Olympics, how does it feel to have finally booked...
Bryce Anderson – A glimpse of the future - Feature by Jaryd Clifford - Runner's Tribe ”I know I’m not the most talented runner in the world. I’m a grinder. I can hurt.” In the mountains, a lone runner pounds the dirt. Through the lashing rain, his hardened legs skip through...
Firstly I would like to thank runnerstribe and team SIS for the support and also the opportunity to blog. For my first blog I suppose I would like to let you know where I came from and where I am at currently. Growing up I played many sports which...
Paula Radcliffe’s world marathon record was considered by many as one of the hardest world records of them all. The Briton’s mark of 2hr 15min 25sec had stood unchallenged for 16 years. In steps Kosgei, and boom, that once insurmountable time has been slashed by 81 seconds . Kosgei is also the fastest woman ever over the half marathon distance with her 64:28 at the Great North Run, although the race is not an official course and the time is therefore not classed as a world record. Back to the marathon. Wearing Nike’s ZoomX Vaporfly Next% running shoes the 25-year-old Kosgei bounced her way to 2hr 14min 4sec – a time that was once considered impossible. Astoundingly, Kosgei believes that she could can go quicker. “I think 2:10 is possible for a lady.  I am focused on reducing my time again.”
Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe Have we got a dog in the fight is the basic question self-interest asks itself whenever a dispute flares. In other words, have we got an interest beyond the fact that many humans are drawn towards conflict – provided they are a safe non-participant. As many...
Well that didn’t take long, did it? Tucked away somewhere in all the reportage on Armand Duplantis’s current assault on the men’s pole vault world record was the question of whether he would continue to raise the record one centimetre at a time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QFUh2P9_Bg&t=6s Now there’s a few things you could say...
Published for Inside Science, Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 15:45 © 2016 American Institute of Physics By Rebecca Boyle, Contributor for Inside Science (Inside Science) -- As the world's fiercest competitors gather this week in Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games, athletes and coaches will use every strategy they can to gain...