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RT Journal by Clara Smith: World Youth Champs Cali I gathered with twenty talented athletes at the airport – a familiar scene...– to commence this journey representing Australia at the World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia. I was overwhelmed and fulfilled to be dressed in the yellow and green uniform that...
Where are you at in your travels? I am currently sitting onboard a flight from Canberra to Brisbane. Having returned from American to Australia in early July, I have spent my time training at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra and Griffith University on the Gold Coast. Although the...
At the moment it’s that time of the year where I miss the feeling of competitions, and traveling to track classics. At the same time I do appreciate the off-season period of Athletics. Shortly after my return from Europe I had the chance to rest and recover from what...
RT has asked top Aussie distance runner and Osteopath, Stephen Dinneen to answer some of the most common questions runners have along their journey. Click the link bellow to read more about Steve and the Doncaster Osteopathic Clinic & Wellness Centre. Here is the first question for Steve- Steve I've got...
Barely a minute after the start of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games women’s 400 metres, Cathy Freeman was sitting in a crumpled heap on the track. This was scarcely the pose you would expect of a gold medallist, but it was all Freeman had left after defying one of the...
MAUDIE SKYRING: My Story, from the beginning When asked to write my first blog, about anything in my running life, I was a little stuck. Where would I begin? So I thought, why not start as the beginning, especially since it wasn’t too long ago. I began training almost 3 years...
Reflection on 2015? 2015 had a bit of everything for me, due to injury I wasn't running for most of January and February, so by the time March came around I was getting back into it and looking to be ready for Penn Relays in April. Preparation for my last...
CAS is the one athletics event that, as a school boy, you look forward to all year. The crowd is like nothing you will experience in any other school sports event. I’ve previously run the 800m and 1500m events but, following some recent encouraging results during the cross country season,...
I had another great 2014/15 summer track season and by the end, had taken 23s off my 10k, 14s off my 5k and 16s off my 3k PB. Although my times are getting down there, I knew I needed another big winter if I wanted to be mixing it...
                   

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