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Rio not Paved with Gold, but there is a Silver Lining by Chris Wainwright for Runnerstribe.com I have seen my fare share of magical Olympic moments in athletics, dating back to 1988 when Debbie Flintoff-King won an amazing gold medal at the Seoul Olympic Games in the women's 400m hurdles. Since that moment...
A column by Len Johnson - Runner's Tribe I don’t know if the crack of Wayde Van Niekerk’s anterior cruciate ligament rupturing was heard all the way around the world, but it certainly reverberated from Cape Town at least as far as Queensland’s Gold Coast. At one stroke, Van Niekerk tore...
LINDEN HALL | A column by Jaryd Clifford – Runner’s Tribe In 99 years, Hayward Field has built a legacy steeped in history. From the mythical genius Steve Prefontaine to our own hero Craig Mottram, its stories will last forever in the fabled pages of running folklore. Now in its final hours,...
© 2013 The Runner's Tribe, all rights reserved. We managed to catch up for an in-depth chat with Australia’s current number one 800m man, Alex Rowe. With a PR of 1:45.44, a semi-final finish at last year’s world champs, and with Steve Hooker in his corner; this young man has...
Runner’s Tribe is currently running a large series of interviews with the best athletes on the planet. We will find out how they are handling the current situation, delve into some training talk, what inspires them and more. For our sixth interview in the series, we speak to Malta national...
MATT FITZGERALD – Runner’s Tribe Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want It?  Recently I was invited to comment on the standard breakfast menus of several top ultrarunners for an article published on the REI Co-op...
Why you need to stop rushing for the Holy Grail | By Mark Blomeley There is an ever increasing trend that recreational runners want to run marathons and ultra-marathons. While I think it’s fantastic that so many more people are entering the sport with defined goals, it’s important to understand...
Written by Mark Tucker - Runner's Tribe “All I want to do is drink beer and train like an animal.” So said the champion New Zealand distance runner, Rod Dixon; And many runners agree. He is a fine example of the ideal marriage between running and beer. Dixon trained hard, enjoyed...
Mark Coogan represented the United States at the 1995 world championships (at 5000 meters) and the 1996 Olympics (in the marathon). At Dartmouth, notably, he successfully guided the career of Abbey D'Agostino, 7x NCAA champion. He is currently the New Balance Boston Elite Coach. Daniel Wallis caught up with...
Luke Boyes has shown immense improvement since his second-place finish in the U20 800m national final last year. In just one year, he has managed to reach the global semi-finals and has impressively lowered his personal best time from 1:50 to an impressive 1:46. Over the weekend, Luke managed to...
                   

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