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  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Tarkine (takayna) (@tarkinerunning) Oslo – the Melbourne of the north | A column by Len Johnson A long time ago when we were all good young distance athletes, someone – Chris Wardlaw, I think – dubbed Melbourne the Oslo of the South....
West Australian, Peter Bol, has broken his own Australian 800m record at the Paris Diamond League overnight. Bol stopped the clock at 1:44.00, wiping 0.11 of a second from his old mark, to finish second to Frenchman Benjamin Robert.
  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Tarkine (takayna) (@tarkinerunning) Hoare Moves Into Serious Medal Contention With Oslo Mile: By Brett Davies Australia’s Ollie Hoare announced himself as a major contender for a medal in next month’s World Championships with his stunning run in Oslo on Thursday (16/6). The 25 year-old...
  There is a new 800m contender in town, and he has been flying under the radar.  Hailing from Sydney, and coached by the well-known Ben Liddy, Jye Perrott’s stock is rallying hard. The smooth flowing Perrott is backed by James Templeton, the famous manager who looks after Peter Bol...
  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Tarkine (takayna) (@tarkinerunning) Main Training Principles for Mature Runners Part 3B: Strength - An Uphill Battle? Written by Michael Beisty Disclaimer: Content herein does not constitute specific advice to the reader’s circumstance.  It is only an opinion based on my perspective that others may learn...
By Brett Davies With Australian distance running legend Steve Moneghetti celebrating his 60th birthday last week (26/9), Runners Tribe has put together a special three-part retrospective on his best career performances. Parts 1 & 2 looked at his 10 best career performances. In Part 3, we look at his 5...
When Krishna Stanton burst onto the international scene in early-1987, it seemed she could be anything. Fourth in the 3000 metres at the world indoor championships, eighth in a world cross-country run over what was reported as the “freezing muddy wastes of Sluzewiac Racecourse,” the world seemed at her...
Written by Michael Beisty Reflecting on my first running career one race that stands out is the Sydney Striders Half Marathon of 18 March 1984. The reasons are many, including the professionalism of the event organisation, and a unique combination of club officialdom with enthusiastic volunteers led by race director...
With Bathurst ‘23 rapidly closing in, it is time to press ‘pause’ on the history of Australia at the world cross-country. The past may well be another country; so, too, is the future.
Ad: Tarkine – The world’s most eco-friendly running shoes. Use code Tarkine20 at checkout for 20% off. Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include On Pace, The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It? James Spragg is a young South African exercise physiologist...
                   

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