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Why Zatopek remains relevant: A Column By Len Johnson Ron Clarke hailed Emil Zatopek as the greatest distance runner who ever lived, not only for his performances, but also for his personality. Four Olympic gold medals – the 10,000 metres in London in 1948 and the unprecedented, and unequalled, distance treble...
Things change. Last year my wife, Skye, and I were living in South Yarra, Melbourne, happily car free, enjoying the Botanical gardens and local cafe scene and, of course, the proximity to great places to run. Racing again was far from my concerns, being content to just run for...
About the author: Genevieve Gregson is a 2x Olympic finalist, and Australian record holder. Hailing from the Gold Coast, Gen travels the globe as one of the countries and the world's top distance athletes.   Last week I was fortunate enough to be asked to write some articles for Runner’s Tribe....
Simple yet vital lessons that running in the States taught me | By Abigail Regan Thank you to Runner’s Tribe for allowing me to share the lessons I learnt from my recent running endeavors in the States. I was given the amazing opportunity to complete a 3 year Masters degree...
Nick Earl - Race Report - Lake Biwa Marathon Start (target 2:15:59 - World Champ Qualifier) Standing behind the pacemakers on the start line next to the Big Moose (Julian Spence) with around 200 other saturating blokes on the Otsu running track thinking ‘I probably should’ve done a long run and...
Runner’s Tribe studied the training of 10 past and current champions; their respective key anaerobic sessions specific to 800m training are outlined in this exclusive feature article for Runner’s Tribe Addict. Athletes studied: Tamsyn Lewis Manou Seb Coe Steve Ovett Alberto Juantorena Kelly Holmes David Rudisha Pamela Jelimo Peter Snell ...
For an introduction into Clare's running journey, have a read of her first RT Journal here. Throughout the RT Journals | The Workout Series, top athletes from Australia and abroad will share with us their current top 3 favourite and most beneficial workout sessions. This is a gift to runners of...
Hey fellow runners! I can’t believe it’s been nine months since I last wrote for Runner’s Tribe! I’ve definitely learnt a lot over the past nine months and I am feeling a lot more like an athlete. January The start of 2015 wasn’t too flash. I aggravated my hip flexor by...
Carbon fibre plates and sub 2-hour marathons have been all the rage in the running world over the past 12 months.  Nike’s global marketing campaign surrounding the launch of the Vaporfly was sensational, the hype was off the charts. But the athletes delivered, with numerous road world records being...
The mind, like the body requires ongoing T.L.C to remain healthy. It took me about three decades and a few key moments to fully appreciate this : )  London’s 2012 Olympic Games was one of these moments.  The anticipation and excitement that I felt between crossing the Marathon finish line in...