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Matt Hughes’s most excellent season

Matt Hughes’s most excellent season

September 15, 2015, No Comments on Matt Hughes’s most excellent season

Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Matt Hughes, Canada’s all-time fastest 3,000-metre steeplechaser has had a great season in 2015, including competing well in Canada’s National Track League (NTL), in Europe, Toronto Pan American Games and Beijing World Championships. He capped his season off with a win at the national road 5K championships. Hughes won the »

Matt Hughes Interview

Matt Hughes Interview

August 26, 2013, 1 Comment on Matt Hughes Interview

See forum discussion © Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Matt Hughes is a Canadian middle-distance runner who specialises in the 3000 metre steeplechase. On August 15th, at the 2013 IAAF World Track and Field Championships, in Moscow, Russia, he broke the Canadian steeplechase record of 8:12.58, which was set in 1985 by Graeme Fell. Hughes »

Natasha Wodak and Matthew Hughes win Canadian 5K Road Championships

Natasha Wodak and Matthew Hughes win Canadian 5K Road Championships

September 13, 2015, No Comments on Natasha Wodak and Matthew Hughes win Canadian 5K Road Championships

Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The Canadian 5K Road Race Championships took place Sunday, September 13th in Yorkville, Ontario and appeared to be an unofficial battle between Greater Vancouver and the Greater Toronto Area. Half of the top-12 male finishers were from Southern, Ontario, while the other half were from Greater Vancouver. Although there »

Drouin wins Bronze, Hughes 6th in new Canadian Record, Armstrong qualifies for shot put final

Drouin wins Bronze, Hughes 6th in new Canadian Record, Armstrong qualifies for shot put final

August 15, 2013, No Comments on Drouin wins Bronze, Hughes 6th in new Canadian Record, Armstrong qualifies for shot put final

Athletics Canada Follow Team Canada at the 2013 IAAF World Athletics Championship www.worlds2013.athletics.ca Moscow – What an amazing day for Team Canada at the 2013 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championship in Moscow, Russia. Derek Drouin of Corunna, Ont., won bronze in the men’s high jump and set a Canadian Record of 2.38-metres while »

Theisen-Eaton 4th in heptathlon going into day two; Genest and Hughes advance to 3000mSC final

Theisen-Eaton 4th in heptathlon going into day two; Genest and Hughes advance to 3000mSC final

August 12, 2013, No Comments on Theisen-Eaton 4th in heptathlon going into day two; Genest and Hughes advance to 3000mSC final

Athletics Canada Follow Team Canada at the 2013 IAAF World Championship in Athletics at www.worlds2013.athletics.ca Moscow – Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Humboldt, Sask., is in a familiar position. Like teammate Damian Warner who won bronze yesterday in the decathlon, Theisen-Eaton sits in fourth place after day one of her combined events competition at the 2013 International Association »

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 »

Canadian National Championships: A few surprises

Canadian National Championships: A few surprises

July 11, 2017, No Comments on Canadian National Championships: A few surprises

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The usual suspects did the expected damage at the Canadian Track and Field Championships last weekend in Ottawa. There were also a few surprise improvements. The nationals are a final step for athletes to qualify for the 2017 IAAF World Track and Field Championships and FISU 2017, or »

Canadian Cross Country Championships: “[It feels] surreal and awesome”

Canadian Cross Country Championships: “[It feels] surreal and awesome”

November 28, 2016, No Comments on Canadian Cross Country Championships: “[It feels] surreal and awesome”

Join the discussion forum, here>> © Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Cross Country Championships took place Saturday in Kingston, Ontario and the usual suspects won or finished well, but there were a few surprises too. Athletes raced a rolling and windy 2K or 2.5K loop multiple times at Fort Henry – a National Historic »

Justyn Knight: “[I will] race them without fear”

Justyn Knight: “[I will] race them without fear”

July 15, 2016, No Comments on Justyn Knight: “[I will] race them without fear”

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated “Even though they are my idols, the only way I will accomplish what they already have is if I treat them as normal competitors and race them without fear.” – Justyn Knight. Like Charles Mingus playing third stream jazz in a smoky New York bar, Knight oozes talent. Just as Matt »

Canadian Olympic Trials preview

Canadian Olympic Trials preview

July 4, 2016, 1 Comment on Canadian Olympic Trials preview

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The 2016 Canadian Track and Field Championships that are doubling as the Rio Olympic Trials are coming up Thursday, July 7 and run through until Sunday, July 10. They will be taking place in Edmonton’s Foote Field, dubbed TrackTown Canada. There are great implications in certain events that must »