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Julian Spence takes us through his week to the lead-up of his marathon, the preparation to the hours leading up to it and shares how the race unfolded from his perspective, running an even performance of 2:19:40 finishing 39th in the world.
Brad continues his run of good form, unlike his beloved Raiders.
Brady adjusts to Dad life and takes out Sweat Vs Steam in the lead up to Melbourne Half.
Camille Buscomb sets back-to-back personal bests in the 5000m heat and finals, making for a memorable week in Doha. Women’s 5000m Final Result
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An incredible 8 days for me. 3 races, 3 PBs, 50 laps of the magical Khalifa Stadium. 12th place in the 10,000m final with a PB, Olympic Qualifier 31:13.21, 2nd all time NZ. 5th place Auto Qualifier 5,000m heat with a PB, Olympic Qualifier 15:02.19, 2nd all time NZ. 12th place 5,000m final with ANOTHER PB 14:58.59. This one’s for my team. #iaafdoha2019 #TEAMNB @melbtrackclub ? @andyastfalck
Ben Buckingham in his international debut runs 8:42 in the 3000m Steeplechase while Stewy McSweyn & Matt Ramsden reached the semifinals of the 1500m
Men’s Steeplechase Heats Results
Melissa Duncan in her World Championships debut comes 9th in 5000m, while Georgia Griffith Linden Hall & Jess Hull also reached the 1500m semifinals, with Jess running a PB of 4:01.8
Gen Gregson 10th in Women’s Steeplechase Final with a season’s best of 9:23
New Zealand pair Malcolm Hicks & Caden Shields finish 27th & 30th respectively in the Men’s Marathon. Full Marathon Results
Liam Adams was unable to finish the Berlin Marathon and will reload next year, though may have his standings possibly promoted over the news that Vincent Yator who finished 4th at the 2019 Gold Coast Marathon has been suspended for testing positive drug testing.
Alberto Salazar four year suspension for doping offences, consultant Dr Jeffrey Brown after the result of an ongoing investigation, caught over trafficking testosterone and tampering with doping control. The boys discuss the consequences and impact on affected athletes.
Ross Tucker Science of Sport podcast mentioned
One last punt – this was our most recent @sportsscipod podcast, where we discuss the #salazar ban, the deep grey of modern doping & where it may go. Either side of that, we talk #bekele’s Berlin miracle run & #Doha2019 performances: https://t.co/76NONUWNI5 https://t.co/euaURqV3lE
— Ross Tucker (@Scienceofsport) October 7, 2019
Tom Do Canto & Belinda Martin takes out NSW 10000m Championships at the Bankstown All-Comers Meet. Results
Preview Melbourne Marathon, what to expect and tips preview locals in the elite field, also half marathon