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BMO Sunshine Coast Half Marathon: Kimberley Doerksen Interview

BMO Sunshine Coast Half Marathon: Kimberley Doerksen Interview

Christopher Kelsall March 31, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Kimberley Doerksen of Gibsons, BC will be competing in the 2014 BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool’s Run Half Marathon on April 6th from her hometown. The race provides

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Carlsbad 5000: Gebrselase and Gebremeskel to Win

Carlsbad 5000: Gebrselase and Gebremeskel to Win

Christopher Kelsall March 29, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The 29th annual Carlsbad 5000 will take place Sunday, March 30th in Carlsbad, California. It is billed as the World’s fastest 5k road race for good reason. The

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Athletics Canada names Edmonton host of 2015 and 2016 Canadian Junior/ Senior Track and Field Championships

Athletics Canada names Edmonton host of 2015 and 2016 Canadian Junior/ Senior Track and Field Championships

Christopher Kelsall March 28, 2014 0

Athletics Canada Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today that the first ever combined junior and senior Canadian Track and Field Championships have been awarded to the Edmonton 2015 PAJAC organizing committee and will take place

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Athlete’s Speak: Ask for “#USATFchange” to be shared

Athlete’s Speak: Ask for “#USATFchange” to be shared

Dick Straight March 26, 2014 0

      The Track and Field Athletes Association (TFAA) are demanding changes with the USATF procedures, trackside, when protests are lobbed. By sharing “#USATFChange” in their social media, the TFAA hope to get the USATF’s attention,

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Shalane Flanagan’s Boston Marathon Potential

Shalane Flanagan’s Boston Marathon Potential

Christopher Kelsall March 26, 2014 0

© Copyright -2014 – Athletics Illustrated On March 15th, at the annual Gate River Run in Jacksonville, Florida, Shalane Flanagan won the 2014 American 15k Championships. She finished the race in exactly 47 minutes, which

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No Longer Unknown Sami Jibril Aims To Defend Harry’s Spring Run-Off

No Longer Unknown Sami Jibril Aims To Defend Harry’s Spring Run-Off

Christopher Kelsall March 25, 2014 0

by Paul Gains A year ago Toronto’s Sami Jibril went into the Harry’s Spring Run Off 8km as a relative unknown and emerged as a surprise victor. On April 5th he will be among the contenders

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Deena Kastor: Is a World Masters Record Within Her Grasp?

Deena Kastor: Is a World Masters Record Within Her Grasp?

Christopher Kelsall March 25, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Forty-one-year-old long-distance runner Deena Kastor of Mammoth Lakes, California, ran the second fastest American masters (40-44) half-marathon on Sunday, March 23rd in Dallas, Texas at the Dallas Rock

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Modo Spring Run-Off 8k: Wiebe and Wodak Prevail

Modo Spring Run-Off 8k: Wiebe and Wodak Prevail

Christopher Kelsall March 24, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The Canada Running Series commenced Sunday, March 23rd in Vancouver, BC with the running of the Modo Spring Run-Off 8k in Stanley Park. The winners were Vancouver’s Kelly

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Brandon McBride Interview

Brandon McBride Interview

Christopher Kelsall March 21, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Nineteen-year-old Brandon McBride of Windsor, Ontario, is one of Canada’s top track and field athletes. He excels at both the 400 metre and the 800 metre distances, with

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Modo Spring Run-Off 8K: Elite Fields Will be Chasing Wiebe and Cliff

Modo Spring Run-Off 8K: Elite Fields Will be Chasing Wiebe and Cliff

Christopher Kelsall March 20, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The 2014 Canada Running Series starts this weekend in Vancouver, BC with the Modo Spring Run-Off 8K, formerly known as Harry’s Spring Run-Off 8K. The race will take

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