Interviews

RT INTERVIEW WITH TAYLOR JOHN: RECORDS MADE  At CAS (Associated Schools of New South Wales, Australia), this year you set a new record in the open 800m with a super fast 1:51.96. Were you expecting to come up with such a big performance and break the previous record set by...
RT Interview with Aussie sprint sensation Jack Hale Runner's Tribe recently caught up with Australia's fastest ever junior sprinter and potential sprint megastar, Jack Hale for a chat. (Phone interview transcribed by RT). Where are you currently at with training and life? I had World Champs just over 3 months ago, so since...
In the Atlanta 1996 Olympics, Burundi's Venuste Niyongabo won gold. During his race, the country's civil war that would eventually claim between 200,000 and 300,000 mostly civilian lives and left more than half a million people displaced, stopped so that soldiers on both sides could follow on the radio....
From the Archives: Ryan Gregson Interview: Australian Junior 3000m record holder © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. This article was first published on Runner’s Tribe in May 2008. We return it to its rightful home for more generations of runners to enjoy.  (May 2008) - It took only 8 minutes and...
Matthew Ramsden is the best miler to emerge from Western Australia since the great Herb Elliott. The 6th fastest Australian of all-time over one-mile, Ramsden narrowly missed out on Olympic selection for the 2021 Games.  But fresh off a silver (1500m) and a gold (5000m) at the Australian Champs,...
Betsy Saina is currently based in Oregon, USA. She was due to return to Kenya in March but, you know, pandemic. Betsy doesn’t feel stuck because the US is her second home, plus she is using her time to cook a lot. She went to the US on an athletics scholarship, and has a degree in agriculture and life sciences with a focus on nursing from Iowa State University.
Jordan Gusman - DATE OF BIRTH - 30 JAN 1994 Personal Bests to date DISCIPLINE PERFORMANCE WIND PLACE DATE RECORDS 200 Metres 25.75 -1.5 Gold Coast (AUS) 19 JUN 2011 300 Metres 36.15 Gold Coast (AUS) 25 NOV 2011 400 Metres 48.89 Sydney (AUS) 14 OCT 2012 600 Metres 1:20.17 Gold Coast (AUS) 24 FEB 2012 800 Metres 1:48.65 Canberra (AUS) 16 APR 2016 1500 Metres 3:37.97 Huelva (ESP) 14 JUN 2017 One Mile 3:57.29 Sydney (AUS) 23 DEC 2017 3000 Metres 7:52.82 Sydney (AUS) 11 NOV 2017 5000 Metres 13:48.56 Canberra...
University of Wisconsin middle distance star Ollie Hoare’s stock rose considerably in 2018, when he stormed home over the final straight to win the NCAA 1500m title.  With the end of his college career nearing, and his sights set on becoming a professional runner, Runner’s Tribe caught up with Ollie for a quick chat.
Jessica Trengove crushed the Rio qualifying time at the 2015 Melbourne Marathon in October when she won in a time of 2:27.45. She ran a two and a half minute personal best time and the sixth-fastest time by an Australian woman ever. What does it mean to you do be...
Runner's Tribe caught up for a chat with Saucony sponsored athlete, Jordan Gusman after his recent victory in the Mitchell St Mile. Can you tell us about your recent win in the Mitchell St Mile over Olympic 1500m finalist, Ryan Gregson in Darwin? Pulling off a win in Darwin was...