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Jack Rayner has broken Craig Mottram's Australian 10,000m road record at the Burnie 10 over the weekend.  Rayner clocked 27:43 to shave 11 seconds off Mottram's old record of 27:54.
A column by Len Johnson It’s that time of the year when thoughts turn to placing the events and the athletes who competed in them in some sort of logical order. Ranking them, if you will. Seventy-five years ago US magazine Track & Field News decided it would be a good...
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? James Spragg is a young South African exercise physiologist...
With Bathurst ‘23 rapidly closing in, it is time to press ‘pause’ on the history of Australia at the world cross-country. The past may well be another country; so, too, is the future.
Written by Michael Beisty Reflecting on my first running career one race that stands out is the Sydney Striders Half Marathon of 18 March 1984. The reasons are many, including the professionalism of the event organisation, and a unique combination of club officialdom with enthusiastic volunteers led by race director...
When Krishna Stanton burst onto the international scene in early-1987, it seemed she could be anything. Fourth in the 3000 metres at the world indoor championships, eighth in a world cross-country run over what was reported as the “freezing muddy wastes of Sluzewiac Racecourse,” the world seemed at her...
By Brett Davies With Australian distance running legend Steve Moneghetti celebrating his 60th birthday last week (26/9), Runners Tribe has put together a special three-part retrospective on his best career performances. Parts 1 & 2 looked at his 10 best career performances. In Part 3, we look at his 5...
There’s different ways you can look at Eliud Kipchoge’s latest world record, 2:01:09 in Berlin. But any way you look at it – it’s fast.
By Brett Davies With Aussie distance legend Steve Moneghetti celebrating his 60th birthday this week (on the 26/9) this 3-part special, looks at his greatest performances and his influence on Australian athletics. Following on from part 1, this part looks at 5 more of his greatest races. World Championships Half Marathon,...
Eliud Kipchoge crowned the 48th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON in breaking the world record with his time of 2:01:09. The 37-year-old improved his own world best time by exactly half a minute. He was even on course for a while to achieve the dream of running under two hours but couldn’t maintain this splendid pace. The Kenyan added further lustre to Berlin’s already rich honour board since this was the 12th world record in the marathon’s history, a total unmatched by any other marathon race in the world.
                 

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