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Runner’s Tribe - By Alex Dreyer - Nutritionists  At some point in your athletic career, be you elite, amateur, recreational, or age-grouper, there comes a time when a decision must be made about whether to take one of those shiny gels being handed to you at an aid station in that...
‘3:26’ – Hicham El Guerrouj’s Top 5 Races © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. The Best Ever? – With 2 Olympic golds, 4 world championship golds and multiple world records; it is hard to argue against El Guerrouj’s claim to the title of ‘The Best Ever’. Runner’s Tribe took a look...
A Column by Len Johnson Last time Sebastian Coe was in this much trouble over something that happened in Russia was when he lost the Moscow 1980 Olympic 800 metres final to Steve Ovett. Coe was the world record holder, two seconds faster than anyone else in the field. Yet he...
Last Sunday the 18th of October 2015, Josh placed 7th at the Australian Half Marathon Champs in Melbourne with a time of 1:07:06. He is only 16. RT Interview with Joshua Torley Was Sundays result in Melbourne a surprise at all in regards to target times? It was a little quicker than expected but that’s...
It has been a while since my last Journal, so I thought I’d give you a quick update on what I have been up to over the past few months.   I haven’t done much in terms of racing since world juniors. Although, I did compete in the New Zealand cross...
Going to college in the USA and transferring schools part 1 of 2 I made the decision to accept a scholarship to run and study at college in America at the beginning of year 12. I had been representing South Australia at nationals for cross country every year since I...
Len Johnson Reporting from the World Champs, London – Runner’s Tribe The British are proud of their ability to deliver an ‘event’. London 2012 was the best Olympics ever. The pageantry of the Changing of the Guard. And so forth, and so on - and on, and on. To a large extent,...
‘The Best Ever’ - The Training of Hicham El Guerrouj © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. The Best Ever? - with 2 Olympic golds, 4 world championship golds and multiple world records; it is hard to argue against El Guerrouj’s claim to the title of ‘The Best Ever’. Runner’s Tribe took a look...
Runner's Tribe continues its run of awesome free content featuring the world's best athletes. Recently RT was lucky enough to have a chat with the 2012 Olympic 1500m Silver Medalist, Leo Manzano as he continues to train hard and live the immersive life of an elite runner. (Phone interview transcribed...
You recently finished a rock solid 7th at the Zatopek:10 in a time of 29.09. Were you happy with this performance? I was actually pretty disappointed with my run at Zatopek. I was really hoping to smash through that 29 minute mark or run a PB at least. Looking back...
                         
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