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Julian plays it patiently with his hamstring as he returns to running. Brad spends time on the bike as he continues to manage his hip injury. Brady hopes Carly’s iPad turns up after his last visit to the gym.

Australian team for World Cross Championships announced for Belgrade, Serbia held Saturday 30th March. The team notably will field full teams except for the Open Women’s Team which will only feature Paige Campbell and Melissa Duncan from winning the trials at Stromlo, as well as the fact that competing and representing Australia will come at the expense of the athlete. Other featured athletes will include Pat Tiernan, as well as trials winners Haftu Strintzos and Liam Adams. Athletics Australia Press Release

PORTLAND, OR – MARCH 19: Melissa Duncan of Australia competes in the Women’s 1500 Metres Final during day three of the IAAF World Indoor Championships at Oregon Convention Center on March 19, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF)

Notable Australian performances in the NCAA Indoor Championships included Ky Robinson representing Stanford running 13:27.79 for 3rd place in the 5000m final and 7:46.13 for 5th place in the 3000m, both won by Nico Young for Northern Arizona. Adam Spencer for Wisconsin produced a kick to come second in the Mile in 4:01.92, just behind winner Luke Houser of Washington, while Hayley Kitching came 4th in the 800m in 2:02.16 representing Penn State. NCAA D1 Indoor Championships Results

Ky Robinson

Yuka Ando took out the Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2:21:18, Eloise Wellings pulled out after 30km, while Camille French of New Zealand was 9th 2:28:23. Rosie Weber was the top Australian in a personal best time of 2:38:47 for 21st. Japan Running News

Meanwhile, Ed Goddard won the adjacent Nagoya City Half Marathon in 1:03:49, with Natalie Rule winning in 1:13:57. Japan Running News

Elite fields for London Marathon announced, with World Record holder Tigist Assefa of Ethiopia and Keninisa Bekele among the headliners. London Marathon Press Release

QLD 3000m State Championships won by Luke Graves of Western Australia and Olga Firsova. Queensland Athletics Results

2024 Australian Olympic Uniforms unveiled in Sydney, featuring Izzi Batt-Doyle.


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Listener Question from Tim asks whether slower marathon runners need to spend more time training at their marathon race pace, then there’s quite a few whispers around the Victorian running scene with regards to stars reloading and courses getting certified.