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Runners Tribe: 4 key workouts - Josh Harris Event: Marathon - PB 2:17:08 Otsu (JPN) 05.03.2017 When building up to a Marathon I like to complete a significant amount of time at around Marathon pace, as I've struggled when I've primarily stuck to doing short, higher quality workouts. I include short, quality...
Melbourne Track Club | My Journey by Sam Spicer Hi, I’m Sam, I’m 20 years old and this time last year I had no idea about the running community, I didn’t know about Athletics Victoria competition, about training groups, I hadn’t heard of running flats, and thought spikes were only for...
The low-down: Altitude Training Talk with Dr Philo Saunders Runner’s Tribe took the opportunity to quiz AIS senior physiologist, leading Canberra-based coach and 3:41 1500m man Philo Saunders all about the use of high altitude training systems. Philo has experience with such matters, undertaking research into altitude training, more specifically ‘using...
RT's lead columnist, Len Johnson is reporting from the Gold Coast during the games for Runner's Tribe and the IAAF.  So hard to walk away - A column by Len Johnson It’s getting harder and harder to walk away these days – either on a temporary basis or into permanent retirement. Sally...
By Tristan Ferris. MD. - Runner's Tribe Unfortunately, the majority of serious runners suffer a stress fracture at some point in their career, some athletes numerous times. A classical overuse injury, stress fractures occur when too much stress is put on a weakened bone. It's often the result of too much...
Two-time Olympic 1500m champion, Sebastian Coe, doesn’t really need an introduction. Coe set eight outdoor and three indoor world records during his career – including, in 1979, setting three world records in the space of just 41 days. Remarkably, his 800m world record of 1:41.73 set in 1981 stood...
Len Johnson Reporting from the World Champs, London – Runner’s Tribe Luke Mathews could scarcely have had a worse Rio Olympic experience last year than if he had decided to go out partying with the US swimmers. Selected for the 800 metres after he had run David Rudisha close in Melbourne and...
‘Before Rudisha’ Wilson Kipketer’s Top 5 Races “This man is one of the toughest competitors we have ever seen” - Steve Ovett © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. Kipketer was the man to beat in the late nineties over 800. With three world championship gold’s, three 800m world records, and one...
Liam Adams is among the cream of the crop of Australian marathoning. However, since sustaining an injury in the Olympic marathon in Rio last year where he secured 31st place with a time of two hours, 16 minutes and 12 seconds, the Victorian long-distance runner has struggled to regain...
Turn up the thermostat | A Column By Len Johnson  As a lawyer, Dick Pound has never been able to resist a pithy summation. A few weeks ago, the current head of WADA was pontificating on Maria Sharapova. Critiquing the Russian tennis star’s defence of the failure by either her, or...
                             
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