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Brad moves Viv to the hospital and puts in some body maintenance.

Julian’s good at everything during a down week of training.

Brady rolls with the smooth moving of Ben Buckingham on a hard tempo.

Wilson Kipsang has been formally served with a four year ban for interfering and fabricating evidence for whereabouts violations. Athletics Weekly Report  

Athletics SA host their second round of cross country with Izzy Batt-Doyle and Adrian Potter taking their respective 8K races. Official Race Report

Meanwhile, Ben St Lawrence led his Run Crew through a 10K time trial and over in Stromlo Team Telford held their own 3K time trial.

Bowerman Track Club impress in their Intrasquad 5K/1500m

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It was a strange- and ultimately- special night of track last night. We had just 4 races and 16 athletes, but they managed to fit in a lot of great racing between them! Every race came down to a kick and we had fully 7 personal bests- including massive breakthroughs in the 5k from Elise, Courtney, Sean, and Grant (results below)! It’s not how we’d choose to use this fitness in normal times, but it’s a reminder that to do a thing well is it’s own reward. We know there is some frustration about the lack of a live stream, but that was a condition of the venue that graciously hosted us. We hope to have race videos edited and up for your viewing pleasure by the end of the week. If all goes well we will have announcements about further racing early next week! ⠀ Women’s 1500 1. Shelby – 4:02.37 2. Karissa – 4:02.81 PB 3. @emily_pritt – 4:34.26 Men’s 1500 1. Josh – 3:39.66 <— The Streak survives! 2. Lopez – 3:39.66 <— Barely! 👀 3. Moh – 3:39.84 PB <— The curse is broken! Women’s 5,000 1. Elise – 14:48.02 PB 👀👀 2. Courtney – 14:50.06 PB 👀👀 3. Colleen – 15:10.42 PB 4. Gwen – 15:18.25 5. Marielle – 15:30.86 Men’s 5,000 1. Sean – 13:11.22 PB 2. Grant – 13:11.68 PB 3. Evan – 13:12.12 4. Ryan – 13:15.28 5. Chris – 13:46.75 ⚡️⚡️⚡️ ⠀ 📸: @Cortneywhite_ . . . #BowermanTC #BowermanBabes #BowermanBros #TeamNike #NikeRunning #JustDoIt @NikeRunning #Running #RunningCulture

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Listener question expands upon track etiquette while Moose comes in with his own question about threshold and tiredness levels for professional and recreational athletes.

Bankstown Winter Distance Meet on July 26 to host several paced 5km track events featuring the Inside Running Challenge and Jessica Hull to race the Steigen World 3000m as the headlining main event.

Daniel Jones, New Zealand runner with a marathon personal best of 2:16 calls in from Iten, Kenya to chat about how they’re affected by the coronavirus and lockdown, reminiscing briefly on the 2019 Lake Biwa Marathon alongside Brady and his decision to train in altitude in the lead up to the Hannover Marathon, then how the pandemic has affected his plans for the year and stay in Kenya.

Daniel goes into his start in running, including his time running for Eastern Kentucky in the competitive US College system, then goes into the concept of professional multisport and its scene before his return to running via Wellington Scottish and the marathon, running 2:20 on debut at the 2018 Gold Coast Marathon, before closing on his plans for the short-term future and comments on the current NZ running scene.

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