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Courtney Babcock Interview

Courtney Babcock Interview

February 25, 2013, 1 Comment on Courtney Babcock Interview

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Chatham, Ontario’s Courtney Babcock is a distance runner who competed in the NCAA for the Division 1 University of Michigan Wolverines. At the time she earned a full-ride scholarship, but only at the last minute. Until her final year of high school, she was more interested in basketball »

Preview: Canadian middle and long-distance athletes at London World Championships

Preview: Canadian middle and long-distance athletes at London World Championships

July 21, 2017, No Comments on Preview: Canadian middle and long-distance athletes at London World Championships

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Canada’s growing roster of talented track and field athletes continue to be medal threats at global championships including, no doubt, this summer’s IAAF London World Track and Field Championships. As the saying goes, anything can and typically does happen at major international sporting events; for some, expectations will fall »

Andrea Seccafien qualifies and looks fit for World Championships

Andrea Seccafien qualifies and looks fit for World Championships

July 13, 2017, 1 Comment on Andrea Seccafien qualifies and looks fit for World Championships

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Track and Field Championships took place last weekend in Ottawa and one particular athlete, Andrea Seccafien, who qualified for the 2017 IAAF World Track and Field Championships during the meet, bettered some genuinely fast Canadian talent. A few of the names include 2016 Rio Olympians Natasha Wodak »

Rachel Cliff runs qualification standard for world championships

Rachel Cliff runs qualification standard for world championships

June 11, 2017, No Comments on Rachel Cliff runs qualification standard for world championships

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated  In Portland, this weekend, Vancouver’s Rachel Cliff likely wrested a dream from the ghosts of Rio that haunted her for nearly a year. She finished second in the 10,000-metre event during the Portland Track Festival. She crossed the line in the time of 32:07.94. In so doing, she »

Natasha Wodak proves fitness for Rio Olympics, but is it enough?

Natasha Wodak proves fitness for Rio Olympics, but is it enough?

May 25, 2016, No Comments on Natasha Wodak proves fitness for Rio Olympics, but is it enough?

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Vancouver’s Natasha Wodak is used to waiting. Recently she waited patiently for  a foot injury to clear. It was diagnosed on January 29th as a stress fracture. Her first workout was April 10th. From there she quickly got herself into shape in an effort to save her Rio Olympic team selection »

Flawed funding fails Olympic hopeful Natasha Wodak, supports muliti-millionaire sprinter

Flawed funding fails Olympic hopeful Natasha Wodak, supports muliti-millionaire sprinter

March 2, 2016, No Comments on Flawed funding fails Olympic hopeful Natasha Wodak, supports muliti-millionaire sprinter

Join the discussion, here>> © Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  In regards to the language that provides a guideline for how Athletics Canada (AC) will or will not support an athlete as they train for international competition, there is one potential flaw that should force a reconsideration of either the spirit or purpose of the »

Canada wins gold at inaugural NACAC 10K Championships

Canada wins gold at inaugural NACAC 10K Championships

February 29, 2016, No Comments on Canada wins gold at inaugural NACAC 10K Championships

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Canadians Lanni Marchant of London and Trevor Hofbauer of Calgary combined to earn Canada the win and take the top prize of $20,000 at the inaugural NACAC 10k Championships held yesterday in San Juan, Puerto Rico as part of the World’s Best 10k road race. The “team” placings are »

Canadian Track and Field Championships: Day one featured two 5,000m finals

Canadian Track and Field Championships: Day one featured two 5,000m finals

July 3, 2015, No Comments on Canadian Track and Field Championships: Day one featured two 5,000m finals

Join the message board thread here. © Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The first day of the 2015 Canadian Track and Field Championships wrapped up with a pair of 5,000-metre races. The women’s race featured Canadian marathon and half-marathon record holder Lanni Marchant and one of the country’s best 1500m runners in Nicole Sifuentes; both »

Canadian Track and Field Championships: Women’s 5,000m – a three-women race

Canadian Track and Field Championships: Women’s 5,000m – a three-women race

July 2, 2015, No Comments on Canadian Track and Field Championships: Women’s 5,000m – a three-women race

See the message board discussion here. © Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Jessica O’Connell is having quite the season. Will she continue to roll out the personal bests with her next race, the 5,000-metre final on Thursday June 2nd in Edmonton, during the National Track and Field Championships? “ I’m excited! There is a strong »

Canadian Track and Field Championships: Women’s 1500m

Canadian Track and Field Championships: Women’s 1500m

June 29, 2015, No Comments on Canadian Track and Field Championships: Women’s 1500m

See nationals discussion thread here. © Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Track and Field Championships are taking place this week n Edmonton, starting on July 2nd and wrapping up on July 5th. Canadians who are wishing to qualify to compete in this summer’s IAAF World Track and Field Championships taking place in Beijing, »