At the Black Canyon Ultra Marathon in Arizona last February, Steph Auston looked to secure a starting spot for the 2021 Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run. Myles Gough explores the Australian’s seemingly limitless drive to push through pain in the pursuit of audacious dreams.
RunCreature journalist Myles Gough documents his quest to run a 2:20 marathon. In these weekly recaps, he details key training sessions, and discusses nutrition, injury prevention, strength and conditioning work, and goal-setting. Follow his journey.
Peter Bol is an elite 800m athlete and Australian Olympian. We spoke to him about his running journey, his aspirations, and staying focused through uncertain times.
The battle to represent Australia in Tokyo was already fierce between the nation’s top female marathoners. With the postponement of the Olympics, a dark horse has entered the mix, and every day she’s getting stronger. Myles Gough looks at the much anticipated return of Jessica (Trengove) Stenson to the roads.
One of Australia’s most accomplished female marathoners has returned to racing post-childbirth and is targeting an Olympic qualifier. She shares some of her wisdom about marathons, motherhood and recovery.
Adam Didyk is the coach of Olympic marathoner Jessica (Trengove) Stenson. We spoke about his athlete’s incredible career and his coaching philosophy.
How has coronavirus impacted race organisers? We speak to James Constantine from Athletics NSW to find out how he’s navigated 2020, and why he’s hopeful for the future. If you’re a distance runner in Australia, you should care about his vision to improve our sport.