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Monday, 19 March 2018 18:48

AW- Zane Robertson: training for Gold Coast glory

Written by AW- Colin Thomas
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Physiologist and running coach Colin Thomas shares his experience of working with the New Zealand athlete in Kenya as he trains for the Commonwealth Games marathon

New Zealand’s Zane Robertson is in the process of fine-tuning his preparations for next month’s Commonwealth Games. The 28-year-old, 5000m bronze medallist in Glasgow four year ago, will this time be running the marathon and pitting his wits against the likes of Britain’s Callum Hawkins on the Gold Coast.

It has already been a year to remember for the Robertson family with Zane’s twin brother, Jake, recently breaking the 35-year-old national New Zealand record (2:08:26) for 26.2 miles in Japan.

Read more at http://www.athleticsweekly.com/performance/zane-robertson-training-gold-coast-glory-82249#BKOtsZHI0cAWyIMB.99
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