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What a huge month of running in the Hunter's self-dubbed 'Region of Runners'! With Fernleigh 15, Run Newcastle, Armidale Fun Run, Friday Fire-up and the inaugural AGM of Newcastle Runners, there has been no shortage of banter around the tracks. October 20 saw the return of the popular Fernleigh15 classic,...
Briefly, we all became multi-event fans last weekend, what with Ashley Moloney, Cedric Dubler and Celeste Mucci competing in the Austrian town of Gotzis, long-time host to the top non-championship meeting in the world for those who take their competitions seven or 10 events at a time. Gotzis piqued our interest. And our interest peaked after each made a great start on day one. After five events, book-ended by a personal best 10.41 in the 100 and near-personal best 46.97 in the 400, world U20 champion Moloney was in second place to Canada’s Damian Warner with an impressive 4436 points.
Dane Bird-Smith - A Big Step Forward in 2016 When you look back on the 2016 Athletics season it's hard not to be impressed by the results achieved yet again by our Australian race walkers. Our two medals from the Rio Olympics were both achieved in race walking, with both...
Rio Olympics 50km men's walk race Australia's Jared Tallent has taken silver behind World Champion and now Olympic Champion, Slovakia's Matej Toth in Rio. With a late surge past Tallent, the Slovakian won in 3:40.58, placing him 18 seconds ahead of the Aussie. Japanese walker Hiroki Arai took bronze. On crossing...
A Column By Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe It is entirely fitting that Steve Moneghetti’s induction into the Athletics Australia Hall of Fame should have been announced the week of the world cross-country championships. Despite his great achievements at the marathon and on the track, it was the world cross-country which...
Family ties – Parent-child coaching partnerships thrive on the Gold Coast Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast When an athlete wins a medal at a major championships, they often take the time to thank both their coach and their parents for their ongoing support...
Chronicler of our sport | A Column By Len Johnson I never formally met Mike Agostini, who died in Sydney on Thursday (12 May), but I consider myself in his debt. The debt is both personal and general. Personal, because my first published piece of journalism was a first-hand account of...
The recent marathon world record highlights a useful way for parents to exercise. Originally Published Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 11:45 Chris Gorski, Editor (Inside Science) -- Earlier this month, at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Calum Neff set a world record for the fastest marathon by a runner pushing a stroller....

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Note from the editor: RT included some highly rated video clips to accompany Tyson's blog. Enjoy!  RUNNING Written By Tyson Popplestone Running. As we journey through this most ancient of sports, she will reveal to us many of life's great secrets. Secrets applicable to us not only as athletes, But as a people. She's far more...
A column by Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe It was April 2016 and Melissa Duncan was at the top of her game. She had received automatic selection into the Australian Rio Olympic team to contest her pet event, the 1500 metres. Just a few weeks earlier, the Melbourne Track Club...
                 

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