Interviews

Kendra Hubbard DATE OF BIRTH 29 SEP 1989 Distance: 100-400m Personal Bests DISCIPLINE PERFORMANCE WIND PLACE DATE RECORDS 100 Metres 11.83 +1.5 Brisbane (AUS) 03 DEC 2017 200 Metres 23.74 +0.7 Canberra (AUS) 27 JAN 2018 400 Metres 53.44 Canberra (AUS) 26 JAN 2018 4x100 Metres Relay 45.36 Adelaide (AUS) 21 FEB 2015 4x400 Metres Relay 3:51.59 Melbourne (AUS) 11 DEC 2014   Where are you currently at with your training and what are the next few races on the...
In 2015, the Australian women's 4x400m relay squad made the final of IAAF World Relay Championships to secure their start at Rio 2016. Going into the Olympics ranked outside the top 10 in the world, the team set themselves the formidable task of making the final on the biggest...
Runner's Tribe - At only 20-years of age, USA's Donavan Brazier has already achieved a mantle of highly impressive records. The NCAA and high school 800m record holder only just last week came tantalisingly close to breaking Johnny Gray’s US indoor record (1:45.00), by running a 1:45.11 and winning the 2018 New Balance...
A column by Jaryd Clifford – Runner’s Tribe On the start line, Brad Mathas stands motionless. Around him, other runners restlessly meander. Inside his head are a thousand thoughts and one – there is no option to fail. In the quiet that precedes the splitting cry of the gun, he can...
By Caitlin Murdock - Runner's Tribe Cedric Dubler is an Australian decathlete (Queensland) who at the age of just 22 competed at the Rio Olympics as Australia’s first decathlete to attend an Olympic Games in 16 years (and scoring the most points in a decathlon by an Australian in 32 years). Cedric...
Carley Thomas Country: Australia Born: 26.12.2000 Personal Bests Event Result Wind Venue Date 200m 25.64 +0.4 Sydney (AUS) 18.11.2017 400m 54.12 Sydney (AUS) 03.12.2017 800m 2:03.66 Melbourne (AUS) 19.12.2017 4x400m 3:39.79 Sydney (AUS) 02.04.2017   You capped off a stellar 2017 by clocking a 2:03.66 for the 800m solidifying yourself as the fifth fastest junior in Australian history. How good did this feel and did you anticipate such a fast run leading into the race? I...
Runner’s Tribe Interview with Australia's Chris Hamer -Born: 02.08.1988 -Personal Bests Event Result Venue Date 1500m 3:51.46 Canberra (AUS) 17.02.2017 3000m 8:22.53 Melbourne (AUS) 13.12.2007 5000m 13:58.99 Hobart (AUS) 04.02.2012 10,000m 28:18.26 Melbourne (AUS) 12.12.2013 5 km Road 14:23 Noosa (AUS) 29.10.2016 10 km Road 28:49 Burnie (AUS) 23.10.2016 Half Marathon 1:04:08 Sunshine Coast (AUS) 20.08.2017 Marathon 2:13:32 Amsterdam (NED) 15.10.2017 This year in Amsterdam you clocked a 2:13:32 for the marathon. Was this insanely good time a surprise to you at all and how good did it...
2017 was a stellar year for King Island native, Stewart McSweyn. Highlights included representing his country in the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 2017 World Championships, winning the prestigious Zatopek: 10 title and evidently punching his ticket to compete for Australia in the upcoming Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, but...
Last Sunday, Australia's Thomas Do Canto clocked a 6 minute PB and a Commonwealth Games A-qualifier by running 2:14.59 at the Fukuoka marathon. Runner's Tribe caught up with Tom for this Q&A. Firstly congratulations on your outstanding sub 2:15 marathon at Fukuoka! What are your thoughts on the race and...
The below interview is thanks to Neil MacDonald, who caught up with Lee Troop in June 2001.  With Neil’s permission, the interview has been restored so that today’s generation can appreciate this outstanding read. Neil MacDonald managed the Geelong Region Cross Country team from 2000-2007. “TROOPY” UNCUT  By Neil MacDonald Lee Troop is one of...
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