The IMF Father’s Day WARRIOR Fun Run (The WARRIOR Run) will create a movement to highlight the importance of strong and positive men in families, communities and society, (especially indigenous families and communities), to empower men and celebrate the vitally important role and positive contribution of fathers, uncles, brothers, sons and grandfathers.
IMF WARRIOR Run
VALE: Ron Clarke
It was an inspired decision to invite a 19-year-old who had missed selection for the 1956 Melbourne Olympics to light the Games Cauldron. But even those responsible for such a famous call could not surely have envisaged the stunning career waiting to unfold.
Duer Yoa takes out win in Launceston Ten
Sudanese-born runner Duer Yoa beat a strong field to win the 2015 Launceston Ten and Oceania 10-kilometre championship titles on Sunday after crossing the line first in a time of 29:28.23.
Australia on track for full steeple quota as LaCaze qualifies
Genevieve LaCaze (Vic) has ensured that Australia could, for the first time ever, field a full quota of three runners in the women’s 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF World Championships.
Mini Mos 2015
PRIME Minster Tony Abbott crossed the finish line on Sunday with over 3,000 fellow participants in this year’s Mini-Mos Community Fun Run and Fair.
Mr Abbott joined runners of all ages and abilities who took part in the 2k, 5k and 10k races in support of Mosman Public School and its nominated charities Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) and The Unicorn Foundation.
Duncan qualifies for Beijing in Oslo
A personal best in the women’s 1500m to Melissa Duncan (Vic) has seen the 25-year-old stake her maiden claim for selection to the Australian Flame team bound for Beijing 2015.
Protein: Is All The Hype Warranted?
From Issue 6 of R4YL, June/July 2006.
Earlier in my career as a sports dietitian, education of athletes focused heavily on the importance of consuming an adequate amount of carbohydrate in the diet to promote exercise performance, particularly among endurance athletes such as runners. The delivery of information by sports nutrition educators combined with the public dietary recommendations at that time meant that athletes often focused exclusively on carbohydrate at the expense of considering other important nutrients such as protein. Remember the days when you thought that bread and jam, bread and jam, bread and jam was a great post-exercise recovery snack?!
North Pole Marathon Warms Hearts
He endured the searing summer heat of Broome, WA, with temperatures reaching 40°C – to prepare himself for one of the world’s toughest marathons; the North Pole Marathon.
In April 2015, 2014 IMP Graduate, Adrian Dodson-Shaw, became the first Aboriginal man to land at the North Pole. He was also the first Aboriginal man to run the North Pole Marathon, a near 90 degree turn-around in weather conditions on top of the world.
Samuels second as Robinson qualifies for Beijing
Australian athlete Dani Samuels (NSW) has continued to stake her claim as a potential medallist at the upcoming IAAF World Championships by recording her second consecutive second-place finish in the women’s discus throw in the fifth round of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League in Birmingham (GBR) overnight.
POGO Physio Founder's Book Is Now An Amazon Bestseller
Mermaid Waters, QLD., May 11, 2015 – Author, speaker, champion tri-athlete and physiotherapist Brad Beer's book called You CAN Run Pain Free! A Physio’s 5 Step Guide to Enjoying Injury-Free and Faster Running is now being featured strongly on AMAZON's Running and Jogging charts and has even ranked #1 on the site’s bestseller and new releases lists.
Prefontaine Classic: Buckman qualifies for Beijing
Zoe Buckman (Vic) has staked her maiden claim for selection to the Australian Flame team that will compete at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing (CHN).
Taking to the start line in an impressive women’s 1500m on day two of the Prefontaine Classic, the 26-year-old showed no signs of the calf strain that forced her withdrawal from the IAAF World Relays, crossing the line in 4:06.30 as Jenny Simpson (USA) set a world lead of 4:00.98 to win.
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