Elite Features

Philo Saunders set to challenge Bernard Lagat’s World Record – “I’ve never thought about how old I am. Just how well I’m running.” Written by Jaryd Clifford - Runner's Tribe It is a cold morning in Flagstaff. A group of runners emerge onto a quiet mountain road in the surrounding forest. The...
© 2018 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. “Troop was the one who finally broke Ron Clarke’s national record for 5000 metres after it had stood for over 32 years. Others had gone close, or might have done it with a bit more luck – David Fitzsimons, Shaun Creighton, Gerard...
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...
From the Archives: Sarah Jamieson Interview This interview was initially published on Runner’s Tribe in early 2008. Long since lost in cyber space, we restore this piece for more to enjoy. Sarah Jamieson is arguably Australia’s best ever female 1500m runner. Sarah is the current Australian record holder over 1500m (4:00.93)...
Bryce Anderson – A glimpse of the future - Feature by Jaryd Clifford - Runner's Tribe ”I know I’m not the most talented runner in the world. I’m a grinder. I can hurt.” In the mountains, a lone runner pounds the dirt. Through the lashing rain, his hardened legs skip through...
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Scott Overall will be running the London Marathon on April 24th, 2016 in order to secure his spot for the Rio Olympics. Despite having run the qualifier twice last year, he must finish in the top 2 at London in order to make the British Olympic team. RT caught...
To celebrate Global Running Day on 6 June, the IAAF has announced the creation of IAAF Run 24:1, a series of 24 one-mile runs that will include stops in 23 countries, uniting tens of thousands of runners around the world. A live stream of all 24 events will be available...
A column by Jaryd Clifford – Runner’s Tribe Under the African sun, a furious game of football is in full flight. The young boys dart around the pitch, their skinny legs whirring a hypnotic dance. The dust they kick-up ascends into a cloud of fire that rains down on them,...
Closing the door after bolt has bolted | A Column By Len Johnson Usain Bolt didn’t need a third relay gold medal to confirm his place among the Olympic immortals, but getting one ensured he would not end on an anti-climactic note. Bolt took the baton from Nickel Ashmeade for the...
QLD Relay Academy: An Introduction Australia has a huge history in the relay. We’ve won the Olympics, we’ve won World Championship medals, Commonwealth Games, Universiade, World Junior and Youth medals. The only event group on the program to boast such a record. In 2012, despite having no individual male sprinter in...
                   

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