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Like a pair of rare Air Jordan's, the Oakley Encoder's sell-out fast on drop day. Inspired by the Greek God Apollo that was well versed in many activities, this frame is built to meet the needs of numerous sports. It's slick, cool and funcational as they come. And, it's Oakley.
Like Kurt Fearnley before him, Jaryd Clifford is on his way to becoming a household name. At 21 years-of-age, the vision impaired middle-distance runner won two gold medals at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships (1500m and 5000m).  We caught up with Jaryd as he continues his intense preparation for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
RT Column By Grace Kalac At the conclusion of the 2006 Australian Cross Country Championships, an awestruck eleven-year-old Luke Mathews approached sixteen-year-old Ryan Gregson at Hobart Airport, hoping that Gregson would trade state team singlets with him. Mathews, who had won the Under 12s race the day before, had watched Gregson finish...
A column by Len Johnson – Runner’s Tribe Out of Africa, always something new, wrote Pliny the Elder back in the first century A.D. Pliny was referencing a quote from the Greek philosopher, Aristotle, but if you paraphrase slightly to “out of Africa, always something in the news,” then you’ve just...
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RT captured the process of an elite runner and that runner is Jeremy Roff. For many years, Jeremy Roff has been one of the top Australian middle distance runners. His 3:34 PB for 1,500m places him amongst the fastest all-time Aussies over the distance. Born in Sydney, New South Wales, he...
Originally published on Runner's Tribe 2014 (c) Republished April 21, 2016 Throwback Thursday Training Talk with Philo Saunders: Strength Training for Distance runners In a first of a series of interviews to be carried out with Dr Philo Saunders, Runner’s Tribe quizzes AIS senior physiologist, leading Canberra based coach and 3:41 1500m man...
RT Premium Video Content – VIDEO: Workout Any Day featuring one of Australia's top runners, Louis McAfee - Season 2 - Episode 3 - Film created by Louie Hadfield https://www.runnerstribe.com/members-only-features/video-workout-any-day-featuring-one-of-australias-top-runners-louis-mcafee-season-2-episode-3-film-created-by-louie-hadfield/ WATCH THIS RUNNER’S TRIBE MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT HERE: https://www.runnerstribe.com/members-only-features/video-workout-any-day-featuring-one-of-australias-top-runners-louis-mcafee-season-2-episode-3-film-created-by-louie-hadfield/
Interview with Georgia Griffith - By Runner's Tribe At only 20 years old, Georgia Griffith has a huge future ahead of her in athletics. Griffith is the fastest Australian woman over the 800m this year and it appears we have only seen the beginnings of what could easily be a...
Ed Goddard NSW 10000m Championships 2020
Ed, congrats on the NSW 10,000m win (Ed took the win in 28:45, from Kieran Tall and Ben St Lawrence). Training has obviously been going well during this weird Covid impacted year. Can you lay out a typical week training wise during a hard patch, including all the small stuff like ice baths, pool work, yoga, Kombucha shakes etc…. EG: Thank you very much, It’s certainly been an eventful year but one i wouldn’t change at all! I must say spending my 23rd birthday out-sprinting Kieren Tall was a highlight (lol sorry mate).
Hello fellow running enthusiasts, I am Angie Petty, a 26 year old middle distance runner from Christchurch, New Zealand. I started running for a club when I was 10 years old and got a coach when I was 13, so have been in this sport 16 years so far. I...