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Runner's Tribe were sent a new pair of black on black UA HOVR Phantom 2 Intelliknit, and they are pretty sweet.   Awesome for short runs, equally as cool to wear casually. UA took their popular HOVR Phantom 2 running shoes and wrapped them in light, breathable UA IntelliKnit, which is a great feeling knit fabric that hugs your feet. They’re quick-drying, stretchy, and mapped to move with your feet. 
Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw took 19 seconds off the world half marathon record, running a remarkable 1:03:43* at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon, a World Athletics Label Road Race, in Larne, Northern Ireland, on Sunday (29). Yehualaw becomes the first woman to break 64 minutes for the half marathon, with her mark improving on...
Brett Davies The Paris Diamond League meeting took place at the beautifully-appointed Stade Charlety in southern Paris on Saturday (28/8). The stadium has been the venue for IAAF Grand Prix Finals, major rugby games and was to be the site of last year's European Championships, before the event's cancellation. This...
New Balance's elite racing shoe, made to take on Nike's Next% and Alphafly models has dropped. The stylish road racing shoe is selling fast. Get race day ready with this lightweight, high-performance shoe. Pairing the high energy return of a FuelCell midsole with the efficiency of a carbon fiber plate, this racing flat is a smart choice for half to full marathon racing. Men’s and women’s options are available at www.newbalance.com.au with a retail price of $320.
Australia is loaded with potential medalists for the Paralympics which gets underway today in Tokyo. From Jaryd Cliford to Madison de Rozario, to Sam Harding and Eliza Ault-Connell. Check out this awesome preview by Athletics Australia...
An amazing aggressive piece of front running by Linden Hall at the Lausanne Diamond League.  Hall has continued to position herself at the pointy end of global 1500m running, finishing 2nd . Hall showed her confidence and strength,going with the pace maker and gapping the rest of the field by a clear 20 metres.  She was only passed on the home straight by Ethiopia's Freweyni Gebreezibeher, who was 4th at the Tokyo Olympics.
Some of Australia's biggest names are stepping up at the Lausanne Diamond League. The meet gets under way 12pm local time on Thursday August 26th.
The 2022 takayna Trail  is scheduled for 26th February and entries will sell fast, registrations are limited to just 150 starters.  The race exits to raise money to save the takayna rainforest.
Listen: Inside Running Podcast (podbean.com) This week is sponsored by New Balance, where you can check out their full range of running shoes including the recently released and reviewed Vongo v5. Brad takes it easy as he adjusts to life in lockdown. Julian flies in a workout before he sorts out his...
By Brett Davies It has been an eventful weekend's action at the newly-upgraded state-of-the-art stadium in Eugene Oregon, where the world's greatest athletes were on show for the annual Prefontaine Classic. After being cancelled last year, the event's return was magnificent. Buy the ‘Pre Forever’ shirt from the Runner’s Tribe shop On...