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Cameron Levins’ Canadian Record: “I am pretty happy with it.”

Cameron Levins’ Canadian Record: “I am pretty happy with it.”

Christopher Kelsall May 30, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Canada’s Cameron Levins smashed the Canadian 10,000m record Friday, May 29th at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon in the time of 27:07:51. The previous record was held

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City of Champions becomes TrackTown Canada, at least for summer 2015

City of Champions becomes TrackTown Canada, at least for summer 2015

Christopher Kelsall May 29, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The City of Champions appears to be re-branding itself, at least for 2015, as TrackTown Canada. Edmonton, Alberta, the city that won five-consecutive CFL Grey Cups during the

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Whitney Rowe Interview

Whitney Rowe Interview

Christopher Kelsall May 28, 2015 1

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Whitney Rowe of Burnaby, BC is one of Canada’s top young track and field athletes. She specialises in the 200m and long jump events. Rowe just completed her

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Eugene, Calgary and Guelph offer up a weekend of exciting racing

Eugene, Calgary and Guelph offer up a weekend of exciting racing

Christopher Kelsall May 27, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated This weekend, from Friday, May 29th to Sunday, the 31st, will be a busy one in North American running as the National Track League kicks off in Guelph,

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Doping: Women’s 100m performances to 10.99

Doping: Women’s 100m performances to 10.99

Christopher Kelsall May 26, 2015 1

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Below is a a list in development of the top-100m women’s times to 10.99 seconds. Also listed are doping notes and coach, where available. Here is the men’s list. Join the

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Rachel Hannah’s debut marathon performance, “a positive first experience.”

Rachel Hannah’s debut marathon performance, “a positive first experience.”

Christopher Kelsall May 26, 2015 1

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Amongst a deep field of international athletes at the 2015 Ottawa Race Weekend, Canadians performed very well in both the 10K as well as the marathon, including a

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Quality field taking shape for the Christie-Phoenix Insurance Victoria Run Series this Saturday

Quality field taking shape for the Christie-Phoenix Insurance Victoria Run Series this Saturday

Christopher Kelsall May 25, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The quality of competition will be high this weekend during the Christie-Phoenix Insurance Victoria Run Series, as it reconvenes Saturday, May 30th at the University of Victoria at

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Another Colossal 10k Set for Pre Classic

Another Colossal 10k Set for Pre Classic

Christopher Kelsall May 25, 2015 0

Eugene, Oregon – Mo Farah returns to the Prefontaine Classic 10,000 meters, where the Olympic gold medalist will be joined by another incredibly deep field. The Pre Classic’s 10k is once again a cornerstone of

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Course Records fall as Elijah Serem of Kenya and Ethiopia’s Mulu Seboka triumph in Karlovy Vary

Course Records fall as Elijah Serem of Kenya and Ethiopia’s Mulu Seboka triumph in Karlovy Vary

Dick Straight May 24, 2015 0

Elijah Tirop Serem led a Kenyan quartet to victory and took 20 seconds off the course record to win the men’s title at the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon in the Czech Republic on

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The National Track League Heats Up With a competitive line-up in the Speed River Inferno

The National Track League Heats Up With a competitive line-up in the Speed River Inferno

Christopher Kelsall May 23, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Athletes from around the world will gather in Guelph, Ontario, May 30th for the annual Speed River Inferno Track and Field Meet. They will arrive from at least

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