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DSUF Podcast with Craig Burns and John Steffensen There is something really special about a young person achieving a remarkable goal, or performing at a high level, or becoming really successful about something they are passionate about. It is this ‘something really special’ that has sparked my interest in high...
Here are some of Runner's Tribe's favorite interviews from 2016. RT Video Interview with one of the greatest runners of our time, Meb Keflezighi March 20, 2016 Runner’s Tribe’s Ross caught up with the worlds most high profile and prolific distance runner, Meb Keflezighi. Meb is the Michael Jordan of marathoning. Meb is...
A new Day and age in Australian track and field Written by Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe If you watched Riley Day’s composure on night one of Nitro Athletics as she lined up on the back straight against Usain Bolt, you wouldn’t have guessed that the 16 year-old’s first memories of...
Runner's Tribe In an attempt to assess the ideal age for 800m runners, Runner’s Tribe took a look at the 30 fastest male 800m runners in Australian history. Their respective ages were compared. Facts Average Age: 23 (note this is the same as our international comparison – (Click Here) Median Age: 23...
Training Diary Flagstaff 2017 –  - Dr Philo Saunders - Senior Sports Physiologist: AIS: Australia This is a detailed look at the 4 weeks training done at Flagstaff, Arizona during the month of May. Flagstaff is based at an altitude of 2100m and I have been going there with athletes each...
Tani Ruckle is Australia’s 12th fastest female marathon runner of all-time. Introduction by Len Johnson First, she couldn’t run. Then she couldn’t run without outside pacemaker assistance. Then – well, OK, she could run, but she was just some slightly wacky Canadian fitness trainer with the crazy ambition of representing Australia. Running...
Villanova has a strong Aussie connection, with alumni such as Patrick Tiernan, Jordy Williamsz, Sam McEntee and others recently making waves in the NCAA and beyond. Joining this growing list of standout Aussie middle distance runners gracing the Villanova program is Australia's, Lauren Ryan. Runner's Tribe caught up with...
A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe Most years a runners’ panel is part of Falls Creek Running Week. It was again this year, featuring rising middle-distance star Georgia Griffith, Olympic and world championship distance representative Dave McNeill and London 2017 marathoner Brad Milosevic. Chris Wardlaw was the MC. Inevitably,...
Jordan Gusman - DATE OF BIRTH - 30 JAN 1994 Personal Bests to date DISCIPLINE PERFORMANCE WIND PLACE DATE RECORDS 200 Metres 25.75 -1.5 Gold Coast (AUS) 19 JUN 2011 300 Metres 36.15 Gold Coast (AUS) 25 NOV 2011 400 Metres 48.89 Sydney (AUS) 14 OCT 2012 600 Metres 1:20.17 Gold Coast (AUS) 24 FEB 2012 800 Metres 1:48.65 Canberra (AUS) 16 APR 2016 1500 Metres 3:37.97 Huelva (ESP) 14 JUN 2017 One Mile 3:57.29 Sydney (AUS) 23 DEC 2017 3000 Metres 7:52.82 Sydney (AUS) 11 NOV 2017 5000 Metres 13:48.56 Canberra...
"If you run into an asshole in the morning, you ran into an asshole. If you run into assholes all day, you're the asshole." -Raylan Givens, Justified In today's modern society, many factors come into play when saying 'hello' to strangers, while out running. Firstly, let me say, I don't...
                   

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