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Why do you run?   Written by Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe A superficial answer to the question: “why do you run?” could include the well-documented physical health benefits. These include the lower incidence of heart disease, reduced rates of mortality, improved oxygen uptake, and so on. But this isn’t why...
Len Johnson Reporting from the World Champs, London – Runner’s Tribe Another night in the London Olympic Stadium thin on finals turned out to be thick on drama as Conselsus Kiruto maintained Kenyan honour in one of the events where traditional hegemony was under challenge only to lose another in which...
Australia and the Men’s 800m – 4 part series Part 1 – Australia’s Standing in the 800m Part 2 – Why have we underachieved? Part 3 – How we can become better Part 4 – Coe as a Junior Part 3. How does Australia become better at 800m? "The Kenyan secret...
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...
A Column By Daniel Quin – Runner’s Tribe Nearly every training group has an athlete that is seemingly “on” for the sessions and workouts but then fail to live up to that form in races. Conversely, some runners race better than their training form would suggest they should. What is...
A column by Jaryd Clifford – Runner’s Tribe Standing on the submerged start line in the middle of Oakbank Racecourse, shivering and shin deep in mud, I was utterly bewildered at my predicament. I was thirteen, a diminutive figure preparing to run in the National Cross Country. It was something I...
A column by Len Johnson | Runner's Tribe All weeks have seven days, but some weeks seem to cram more in than others. The last week of May, 2018 was one such week. It began with Linden Hall setting an Australian record for 1500 metres at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League...
Hi I’m Keely Waters, 26 years old from Perth, Western Australia. I’m excited to share some of my experiences on my running journey to date. My love for running in particular middle distance running stems from first day of cross country training in high school in year 8. I...
FROM GRADE 3 TEAR TO WORLD CHAMPION “Looking forward, surgery and recovery was now my new goal. A pivotal moment in this journey happened in a skype session with orthopaedic surgeon, Patrick Weinraunch. His opinion turned my world around” – Nash Lowis By Nash Lowis I remember when and where I...
Hey I’m Annie Kitto! I am a Middle Distance runner and Steeplechaser from Adelaide, South Australia. I own a pet rabbit, I have an obsession with smoothies, work a full-time job at lululemon whilst also going into my sixth year at uni. My running career started when I was eight...
                 

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