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Awesome original content from Run Culture – Posted with permission by Runner’s Tribe –www.runculture.org – Dane Verwey This week we are interviewing Liam Adams 12 days after his 5th placing in the Men’s marathon at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Liam really needs no introduction, he has won nearly every meaningful fun...
In Praise of Shelley - A column by Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is...
A column by Len Johnson reporting from the Gold Coast Championship marathons seem to attract more than their fair share of brutal weather. Put on any championship, pick any day for the marathons and it’s a better than even-money bet that the day will dawn warm and sunny. Indeed, that it...
Don’t bring a knife to a gun-fight By Len Johnson reporting from the Gold Coast In the movie The Untouchables, the Sean Connery character offers the memorable line to one of his victims: “Never bring a knife to a gun-fight.” It took a while for Kenya to cotton on to this logic,...
Super Saturday at Carrara – Aussies represent with pride on the penultimate day of athletics The Australian Gold Coast 2018 track and field team today continued their medal streak on the field, concluding the final day of competition with two additional medals. High jump sensation Nicola McDermott lit up Carrara...
Cheptegei doubles, Kipruto orchestrates sweep By Len Johnson reporting from the Gold Coast It’s getting harder to write new things about Joshua Cheptegei. When he won the 5000 metres at the Commonwealth Games last Sunday, it was easy to dwell on the development of the young man who had crashed and burned...
Happiness and heartbreak on Day Six at Carrara Stadium Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast It was a tumultuous day of athletics on day six of the Commonwealth Games, which left the track and field team with an abundance of mixed emotions. The men’s 4x100m...
Gregson, Mathews, Williamsz - Aussie trinity of 1500m runners make it to the big dance Written by Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – Reporting from the Gold Coast For the first time since 2006, three Australians will don the green and gold in the men’s 1500m final at the Commonwealth Games. This...
Dreams fulfilled on field A column by Len Johnson - Reporting from the Gold Coast It might be stretching things too far to call Carrara Stadium a field of dreams – the so-far-hapless Gold Coast Suns might object, for a start. But it has been on the field that Australian dreams have...
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...
                                 
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