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Olympic Selection Trials: Important Stepping Stone to Rio If the Australian team for Rio was selected today we would expect to have 21 males and 28 females being selected (plus a few additional athletes added as part of the women's 4x400m relay squad). But as we count down to the...
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Aussie Snap Shots from the World Half Marathon Championships 2016 at www.runnerstribe.com Photo by @Keith McClure Photography. Used by RT with permissio
Dreaded Lurgi ends Rio hopes | A Column By Len Johnson Forty years after going to my first Olympic Games I have had to reluctantly accept that I have no chance of making the team for Rio 2016. I arrived in Sydney on Thursday, all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, and thinking I...
https://youtu.be/ctWRhaUxzzY Class act rewarded | A Column By Len Johnson Cathy Freeman unzipped her body suit and sat down on the track. Sally Pearson let out a scream once her narrow victory had been confirmed. Nathan Deakes dissolved into tears of joy. Rob de Castella, so injury-proof he was nicknamed ‘The Tree’,...
Prologue: My last Runner’s Tribe blog was in September of 2013, it largely covered the World Cross Country Championships and the domestic season that followed. At times I touched on injuries throughout the piece but never delved into specifics as I wasn't sure of the severity of my predicament. It...
What We Learned from 'Super Saturday' - Proud to be an Australian If you have managed to catch any of the IAAF World Indoor Championships over the past 3 days you would have witnessed some tough competition, accompanied by some gutsy Australian results. It hasn't gone to plan for all our...
Saying goodbye to the NCAA | RT Journal by Linden Hall Standing on the starting line for the 2015 NCAA Championship 1500m final, it was hard not to dwell on it being my last race as a Florida State Seminole. An amazing journey, that until this point I hadn’t realised...
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Runner's Tribe's Ross caught up with the worlds most high profile and prolific distance runner, Meb Keflezighi. Meb is the Michael Jordan of marathoning. Meb is the only athlete in history to win the New York Marathon, the Boston Marathon and an Olympic Medal. A graduate of the University...
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Results - Sydney Track Classic Men 3000 Metre Steeplechase Open 1 Nipperess, James Nsw 8:45.42 2 McSweyn, Stewart Tas 8:50.24 3 Colreavy, Jack Nsw 8:58.97 4 Cocks, Jacob SA 9:03.41 5 Heywood, Ethan WA 9:08.35 6 Buckingham, Benjam Vic 9:08.90 7 O'Brien, Toby Vic 9:16.59 8 Burgess, Joe Nsw 9:21.98 9 Trippas, Ed Nsw 9:28.37 -- Abdi, Youcef Nsw DNF --...
Meb just keeps bobbing up | A Column By Len Johnson I suppose I had seen him earlier, but I first became aware of Mebrahtom Keflezighi when he bobbed up for the silver medal in the Athens 2004 Olympic marathon. Keflezighi, who is the subject of a Runner’s Tribe video interview...
                   

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