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Current Villanova senior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) was among Australia's 61 selections to the Olympic team in Athletics. Tiernan will run the 5000 meters in Rio. Runner's Tribe caught up with this gifted athlete on his Road to Rio for this Q & A. Road to Rio Interview with Patrick...
Interview with British 1500m Commonwealth Finalist & Current Coach: James Thie In 2008, Runner’s Tribe caught up with British middle distance runner, James Thie. Long since lost in cyberspace, Runner’s Tribe revives this info-packed interview and catches up with the 2010 Commonwealth Games 1500m finalist and current-day coach to see what...
Age is No Barrier -  Susan Hobson Interview © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. If there was ever an example that age is no barrier for endurance athletes, Susan Hobson is it. Susan competed in her last major marathon at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, aged 42. To make her...
Liam Adams is among the cream of the crop of Australian marathoning. However, since sustaining an injury in the Olympic marathon in Rio last year where he secured 31st place with a time of two hours, 16 minutes and 12 seconds, the Victorian long-distance runner has struggled to regain...
Q&A WITH ISABELLA THORNTON-BOTT CAPTAIN OF UTS NORTH ATHLETICS CLUB AND YOUNG ATHLETE ON THE RISE By Caitlin Murdock - Runner's Tribe Rising star Isabella (Izzy) trains under coach Ben Liddy at Central Performance Track (NSW) and with Dave Costello at The Right Fit PT Performance.  Izzy is a middle distance...
A column by Jaryd Clifford – Runner’s Tribe The moments preceding dawn are laden with mystery. There is a glowing darkness during this time, a sense that even the shadows seem friendlier. An atmospheric calm sweeps the land with the tiniest breath of wind. The world is at its most peaceful....
Milly Clark produced a marathon debut that could just go down as the best ever by an Australian. Clark clocked in at 2:29.07 finishing 3rd in the Amsterdam Marathon yesterday. Thus achieving the qualifier for Rio in outstanding fashion. We’re looking forward to Milly’s next RT Journal, but for now it’s time...
The Australian 10,000m record holder Ben St Lawrence is as close to Australian running royalty as they come. With the respect and admiration of the Australian running community behind him, St Lawrence has carved out a career that has seen him compete at multiple major championships; including the Olympics, Track World Champs and World Cross Country Champs. Now turning his focus to the marathon, in just his second hit-out he lowered his PB to 2:14, and the Tokyo Olympics is firmly within his grasp.  Runner’s Tribe caught up with Ben to chat mainly about his training specifics and how it’s changed to tackle the longer distances.
Written by Jaryd Clifford - Runner's Tribe A grimace flickered across his face. Hopping from one foot to the other, his restlessness foreshadowed the chaotic frenzy that would soon ensue. Clad in Nike’s famous green speckled racing kit, the willowy figure of Stewart McSweyn stood poised on the precipice of...
Dane, you just finished 8th in the World Championships. What did this amazing performance mean to you? Finishing 8th in Beijing was an awesome way to top off a great year. I started the season slowly with illness forcing me to withdraw from the national titles, but throughout the year...