All posts by Christopher Kelsall »

Pat Tiernan interview

Pat Tiernan interview

Christopher Kelsall December 1, 2016 0

Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Australian Pat Tiernan defeated a strong international field during the annual NCAA Cross Country Championships last month in Terre Haute, Indiana. The race included Canadian Justyn Knight, “King” Edward Cheserek, who was the

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

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

Christopher Kelsall November 28, 2016 0

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

Read More »
When Sheldon disappeared on our run

When Sheldon disappeared on our run

Christopher Kelsall November 26, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated From our rural offices, Sheldon and I would toil on our daily lunch runs. We would often go on this one particular seven kilometre route through farm fields,

Read More »
UBC Thunderbirds podium two teams at NAIA Cross Country Championships

UBC Thunderbirds podium two teams at NAIA Cross Country Championships

Christopher Kelsall November 21, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The UBC Thunderbirds rolled into Elsah, Illinois for the 2016 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) cross-country championships with plans on podium finishes for both the women’s and

Read More »
All hail King Knight: Justyn Knight finishes second at NCAA Cross Country Championships

All hail King Knight: Justyn Knight finishes second at NCAA Cross Country Championships

Christopher Kelsall November 20, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Canadian athletes continue to perform well in the first division of the NCAA, specifically in middle and long-distance running. It wasn’t long ago that Regina’s Simon Bairu, while running

Read More »
Meet the new boss: Joe Dixon of Ironman Canada takes over Victoria Track Classic and TC10K

Meet the new boss: Joe Dixon of Ironman Canada takes over Victoria Track Classic and TC10K

Christopher Kelsall November 19, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated The National Track League’s Victoria, BC edition, the Victoria International Track Classic, has a new race manager in former Ironman Canada director Joe Dixon. His mandate will be to

Read More »
Thomas Nobbs commits to the University of Washington after impressive visit

Thomas Nobbs commits to the University of Washington after impressive visit

Christopher Kelsall November 17, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Thomas Nobbs who currently attends Point Grey Secondary School is one of Canada’s best high school runners. The Vancouver native announced his commitment to run at the university

Read More »
Victoria Tachinski signs with Penn State

Victoria Tachinski signs with Penn State

Christopher Kelsall November 17, 2016 0

Copyright  -2016 – Athletics Illustrated  Victoria Tachinski of Winnipeg signed a committment with Pennsylvania State University this week. Nineteen months after Athletics Illustrated wrote, “Victoria Tachinski should be on every recruiter’s radar.” Asked why she chose Penn

Read More »
U Sport Cross Country Championships: Trinity Western University’s inspired performance

U Sport Cross Country Championships: Trinity Western University’s inspired performance

Christopher Kelsall November 17, 2016 0

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated It is rather poignant that the Plains of Abraham, which lie in the heart of Quebec, are referred to as the lungs of the City by the National

Read More »
Evan Dunfee: “I am done with running…..except…”

Evan Dunfee: “I am done with running…..except…”

Christopher Kelsall November 14, 2016 1

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Canada’s all-time best racewalker, Vancouver’s Evan Dunfee, has been teasing the running community lately with his ability to lope along with the best of them, well almost. Since he

Read More »