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Minnesota Distance Elite's head coach Chris Lundstrom is a multifaceted man, both educationally and as a runner, he has excelled exceptionally. As an athlete, he won top races on the track all the way to ultra. Educationally he has a B.A., Humanities from Stanford University, an M.Ed., of Applied...
By Ryan Gregson Post the 2020 European athletics season, the MTC athletes who were in Europe competing needed to get home after what was overall a successful campaign. This wasn’t as easy as it seemed though. We were trying to come home in October, however when we were looking at flights in September, news reports mentioned that there were 25,000 other Australians who were also trying to come home. This number, on top of the fact that there were limited flights going to Australia that had limited seats available due to each city having a passenger entry quota, it took us a couple of weeks to be able to get a flight home.
So; there it is. A third Australian city will host a summer Olympics with the news that Brisbane is the likely host for the 2032 Olympic Games. Brisbane is not yet the designated host. Rather, the Queensland capital has been granted (checks notes) “preferred bidder status” on a list of...
FOR THE LOVE OF RUNNING – 4 KEY SESSIONS FROM LONG DISTANCE ATHLETE NIC HARMAN – COACHED BY RAFAEL BAUGH My name is Nic Harman and I am a 22 year old long distance athlete currently training with Front Runner Athletics Club led by Rafael Baugh and Ben Green in...
34 year-old Jeff Riseley dropped a 1:45.34 bomb in Soldano, Italy, overnight. Riseley competed in the 2008, 2012, and 2016 Olympic Games. Now he stands just 0.14 of a second away from his fourth Games; kudos to the big man from Victoria - taking 800m longevity to the next level.
By Brett Davies The Men's 5000m heats on the evening's program were not particularly surprising. They were slow early, they came down to finishing kicks and generally, the favourites advanced as expected. In the opening heat, Kimeli (KEN) looked strong.and will be amongst it in the final. He was very...
Written by Len Johnson Not many people could entitle an autobiography My Life in Athletics as appropriately as did Mel Watman in 2018. Even fewer could do so without the slightest hint of pretentiousness and in the complete absence of outstanding athletic achievement. Yet Mel Watman, sometime club steeplechaser and mid-pack...
Every time Joshua Cheptegei takes a peek at his Olympic 5000m gold medal that he won so magnificently in Tokyo it serves as a reminder that anything is possible.
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  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Tarkine (takayna) (@tarkinerunning) Hoare Moves Into Serious Medal Contention With Oslo Mile: By Brett Davies Australia’s Ollie Hoare announced himself as a major contender for a medal in next month’s World Championships with his stunning run in Oslo on Thursday (16/6). The 25 year-old...
                   

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