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By Brett Davies On a rainy Tokyo evening (Monday 2/8), which saw superb runs by Aussies Riley Day and Steve Solomon, the night's distance finals delivered - despite the near-torrential rain which hit the Stadium. and caused problems for athletes and officials alike. First of the finals was the Men's 3000m Steeplechase....
Q and A with Shaun Creighton by Runner's Tribe Last month Shaun Creighton won the Perth Marathon in an outstanding time of 2:32.12, at 51 years of age. Shaun is still the current Australian 3,000m steeplechase record holder and is now looking to run a sub 2:30.00, in order to break...
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...
“This is a game-changer.” If I had a dollar for every time this phrase was used about the Aarhus 2019 world cross-country championships – well, you know how the cliché ends. The fact that I’m writing it means that I obviously don’t have a dollar for every time, etc, etc. The...
After suffering from a combination of shin splints and issues with a chronically tight soleus muscle over the past two years, I’ve tried many treatment options, including massage and dry needling. However, these treatments weren’t overly effective at reducing the time I spent out when injured. 
Milly Clark clocked a world class time of 2:29.07 in her major marathon debut to take third place and a Rio qualifying time at the 2015 Amsterdam Marathon. Her blistering run in Europe saw her move into the history books as the eighth fastest Australian female marathon runner of...
Len Johnson Reporting from the World Champs, London – Runner’s Tribe Luke Mathews could scarcely have had a worse Rio Olympic experience last year than if he had decided to go out partying with the US swimmers. Selected for the 800 metres after he had run David Rudisha close in Melbourne and...
A Column By Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “A realistic goal is a silly goal... I want to set a goal that seems like a stretch, something that seems a little out of reach... I look at the finish line. I want to win the tournament.” (Erasmus Morfe – poker...
Stewart McSweyn has made history by becoming the first Australian to break the 3:30 barrier for the 1500m at the Monaco Diamond League. He has done what huge names such as Ryan Gregson, Simon Doyle and Craig Mottram could not, break 3:30 for 1500m. McSweyn clocked 3:29.51 to smash his own PB by a second and break Nick Willis's Oceania record (3:29.66)
This is original content from the outstanding website runculture.org run by Dane Verwey, a self confessed running junkie and 2:22:45 marathoner. Ok Ben, let’s start from the start, I have read you fell in love with running at St Louis University High School back in the day. Your first coach was Jim Linhares who...
                   

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