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In this extensive Runner’s Tribe series the world’s best ultra and trail runners share their training. Every few days we will be posting a new athletes’ weekly program during a peak training period. Next up we have Spain's Maria Santamaria.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Maria Santamaria...
Hey fellow runners! I can’t believe it’s been nine months since I last wrote for Runner’s Tribe! I’ve definitely learnt a lot over the past nine months and I am feeling a lot more like an athlete. January The start of 2015 wasn’t too flash. I aggravated my hip flexor by...
Ad: Use code Tarkine20 for 20% off. 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?  What is the job of a coach? At the most basic level, it is to help...
By Grace Kalac - Runner's Tribe Tired of that mid-race wedgie? Chaffing getting in the way of your long run? Thanks to Australian marathon superstar Jess Trengove’s ‘Rundies’, all your underwear woes have been solved. Rundies are the sport-specific underwear taking the Australian sporting scene by storm. The brand was formulated in...
Countdown to Selection Meeting - 21 Days and Counting In just over three weeks time we will know exactly which Australian athletes will be part of our final Olympic team bound for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The problem now for athletes still chasing the required qualifying marks is the fact...
The year 2020 has been described as “a year like no other” so many times now that it is easy to forget that sometimes it’s true. Rankings, for example, which are such an anticipated and enjoyable of our sports’ end-of-year ponderings and annual awards in general, are going to be a far more difficult exercise in a year in which all competition took place within the constraints imposed by a global pandemic.
Mountain running alternates between all up hill courses and up and down courses, ranging between 12 and 14km in length. This year is an up and down year, with both the Australian and World Mountain Champs being held on a 4km course, 2km down, then 2km up, with the...
Rio Olympics 50km men's walk race Australia's Jared Tallent has taken silver behind World Champion and now Olympic Champion, Slovakia's Matej Toth in Rio. With a late surge past Tallent, the Slovakian won in 3:40.58, placing him 18 seconds ahead of the Aussie. Japanese walker Hiroki Arai took bronze. On crossing...
Hi all! My name is Colby Eddowes, I’m 19 years old and I compete for the South Canberra Tuggeranong Athletics Club in the ACT. Up until last September (2020) I was a fully pledged decathlete having won the silver at the Australian u17 championship in 2018 and gold in...
Jack Bruce won his first national senior track title. Genevieve Gregson yet again emphasised her competitiveness, and versatility. Jude Thomas broke the national U20 record previously held by Ryan Gregson.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Athletics Australia (@athleticsaustralia) Such were the main takeaways from the national 3000 metres...
                   

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