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Ad: Tarkine – The world’s most eco-friendly running shoes. Use code Tarkine20 at checkout for 20% off. Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include On Pace, The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  A friend of mine ran the California International Marathon...
Olympian Brett Robinson will go down in history as the fastest Australian man over 42.2km, after breaking Rob de Castella’s 36-year-old Australian marathon record at the Fukuoka International Marathon this afternoon.
Welcome to our very first update where we take a look at the teams currently taking shape for both the Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and also the World U/20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. The long road to making these teams for many started many years ago, but for...
https://youtu.be/ctWRhaUxzzY Class act rewarded | A Column By Len Johnson Cathy Freeman unzipped her body suit and sat down on the track. Sally Pearson let out a scream once her narrow victory had been confirmed. Nathan Deakes dissolved into tears of joy. Rob de Castella, so injury-proof he was nicknamed ‘The Tree’,...
Target 60 - Rio Only Just Around the Corner There are 106 days until the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, and the excitement continues to build as our Australian Athletics team continues to take shape. We are hoping that the final numbers will total around...
Did you see that? (we didn’t) | A Column by Len Johnson During my years as a full-time journalist, I worked many times with Roy Masters. A senior sports journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald, Roy had previously been an average country Rugby League player, a teacher and a successful NSW...
Re-published with permission thanks to Athletics Australia Sign up to Rio Rumba, Athletics E-News by Athletics AustraliaAt 23 years of age, Brooke Stratton (Vic) has sailed into seventh place in the final of the women’s long jump at her debut Olympics Games. After a foul on her first jump, Stratton cemented...
Running for Northern Arizona University Runner's Tribe Journal by Mel Townsend Running for Northern Arizona University has been an experience I wouldn’t change for the world. I get asked very often how I ended up at NAU, a relatively small university located in Flagstaff, Arizona.  Outside of the world of distance...
Runner's Tribe recently caught up with Great Britain's Ultra Runner extraordinaire, Ian Sharman for this insightful interview. Sharman is one of the greatest Ultra Runner's the world has ever seen. He currently holds the world record for the Grand Slam of Ultrarunning. He is the winner of the, 2013,...
IOC/ IAAF decision on the future of race walk within the Olympic Games and World Championships. It has recently come to light that the IOC has proposed changes to the athletics programme, starting in 2018. These changes include the abolishment of the men’s 50km race walk at the Olympic Games...
                   

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