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Lanni Marchant and Eric Gillis perform well at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Lanni Marchant and Eric Gillis perform well at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

October 18, 2015, No Comments on Lanni Marchant and Eric Gillis perform well at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Canadians Lanni Marchant and Eric Gillis appear to have stamped their tickets to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games marathon. Gillis was a 2012 London Olympian and both were the top Canadian finishers in the 2015 Toronto Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon today. The Marathon was won today by Kenyan »

Eric Gillis and Rhiannon Johns crowned 2014 Canadian Marathon Champions

Eric Gillis and Rhiannon Johns crowned 2014 Canadian Marathon Champions

May 25, 2014, No Comments on Eric Gillis and Rhiannon Johns crowned 2014 Canadian Marathon Champions

OTTAWA – Two new Canadian champions were crowned today at the 2014 Canadian Marathon Championship in Ottawa, Ont. Eric Gillis of Guelph,Ont., won the men’s title in 2:13:46., while Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.’s Rhiannon Johns took the women’s championship in 2:47:11. Eric Gillis was the first Canadian to cross the finish line in his first »

Eric Gillis is Expecting a Good Performance at the Ottawa Marathon

May 8, 2014, No Comments on Eric Gillis is Expecting a Good Performance at the Ottawa Marathon

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Eric Gillis of Guelph, Ontario (by way of Antigonish, NS) will be competing Sunday, May 25th in the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon. He is Canada’s third fastest active marathon runner and owns a personal best time of 2:11:29. He competed in the 2012 London Olympic Games and has developed »

Eric Gillis Interview

Eric Gillis Interview

August 4, 2011, 2 Comments on Eric Gillis Interview

© Copyright – 2010 – Athletics Illustrated Eric Gillis from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, recently finished as top-Canadian and 4th place over-all at the Ottawa 10kwith his finishing time of 29:11. The Ottawa 10k is run in conjunction with the Ottawa Marathon weekend. On May 9th, Gillis finished second to Kip Kangogo at the 50, 000 »

Rio Olympic Marathon: Kipchoge wins, Lelisa protests, Rupp for bronze and Gillis surprises

Rio Olympic Marathon: Kipchoge wins, Lelisa protests, Rupp for bronze and Gillis surprises

August 21, 2016, No Comments on Rio Olympic Marathon: Kipchoge wins, Lelisa protests, Rupp for bronze and Gillis surprises

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Justin Lagat predicted that Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge will likely win the 2016 Rio Olympic marathon. On the surface it appears to be an easy prediction, but anything can and often does happen during championship marathons. Kipchoge has been known for his incredible ability over flat courses in temperate conditions »

National 10K Championships: Wodak, Marchant, Hannah, Gillis and Loiselle competing in Ottawa race weekend

National 10K Championships: Wodak, Marchant, Hannah, Gillis and Loiselle competing in Ottawa race weekend

May 22, 2015, No Comments on National 10K Championships: Wodak, Marchant, Hannah, Gillis and Loiselle competing in Ottawa race weekend

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The Tamarak Ottawa 10K National Championships will prove to be a very competitive race tomorrow as Vancouver’s Natasha Wodak, Canada’s all-time fastest 10,000m runner and all-time fastest over 8K on the road is in the field. Meanwhile, so is London’s Lanni Marchant. She is Canada’s all-time fastest in »

Gillis and Hannah Win 2014 Canada Running Series Titles

Gillis and Hannah Win 2014 Canada Running Series Titles

November 20, 2014, No Comments on Gillis and Hannah Win 2014 Canada Running Series Titles

After eight races in seven months, and with 58,429 participants, the 2014 Canada Running Series came to a climactic finish October 19th following its flagship event, the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Eric Gillis ran a personal best time of 2:11:21 in the IAAF Silver Label race – good enough for an impressive 9th place – »

Coolsaet, Gillis and Wykes – Ready for Marathon Action

Coolsaet, Gillis and Wykes – Ready for Marathon Action

July 30, 2012, No Comments on Coolsaet, Gillis and Wykes – Ready for Marathon Action

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated For the first time since 1996 Canada is sending three male marathon runners to the Olympic Games. Dylan Wykes, Reid Coolsaet and Eric Gillis will toe the line in the 2012 London Olympic Games marathon, Sunday, August 12th. Dylan Wykes of Kingston, Ontario owns the fastest qualifying time of »

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 »

Cameron Levins with new coach; has renewed new enthusiasm

Cameron Levins with new coach; has renewed new enthusiasm

July 10, 2017, 1 Comment on Cameron Levins with new coach; has renewed new enthusiasm

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Join Discussion>> Cameron Levins, Canada’s fastest all-time 10,000-metre runner, is back training well and returning to fitness, post-surgery. Asked about his current fitness he told Athletics Illustrated, “I’m training really well now actually. However, not back to where I was before getting injured. I’m consistently improving though, and I think »