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Mo Ahmed, a serious world championships medal threat

Mo Ahmed, a serious world championships medal threat

Christopher Kelsall February 26, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The other Mo making the media rounds Sunday is Canadian 26-year-old Mo Ahmed of St. Catharines, Ontario. The big news is his record-breaking run of 13:04.60 over 5,000-metres

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Harry Jerome Track Classic to move venues

Harry Jerome Track Classic to move venues

Christopher Kelsall February 16, 2017 0

The 2017 Harry Jerome Track Classic will be held in a different location than in past years. On June, 28th the long-running track and field meet will take place at the Town Centre Stadium

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Book Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Book Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Christopher Kelsall February 14, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated  Title: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running Author: Haruki Murakami Pages: 180 Publisher: Vintage Books, a division of Random House Inc., New York ISBN: 978-0-307-38983-1 What I Talk About When

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Canadian marathon runners get new lease on life with new Worlds standards

Canadian marathon runners get new lease on life with new Worlds standards

Christopher Kelsall February 11, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Athletics Canada re-released the highly anticipated qualification standards for the 2017 London IAAF World Track and Field Championships today. The marathon event may be the most affected by

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Shawn Barber leads Canadian top 20 list

Shawn Barber leads Canadian top 20 list

Christopher Kelsall February 9, 2017 0

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TedX: Mountain Runner Adam Cambell talks about his harrowing drop off the side of Roger’s Pass

TedX: Mountain Runner Adam Cambell talks about his harrowing drop off the side of Roger’s Pass

Christopher Kelsall February 7, 2017 0

Here is the Athletics Illustrated story of Campbell’s horrific drop off of Roger’s Pass: Click>>

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Disgraced Turkish athlete returns to competition in Europe; she should be banned for life

Disgraced Turkish athlete returns to competition in Europe; she should be banned for life

Christopher Kelsall February 7, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Disgraced Turkish middle-distance athlete Asli Cakir Alptekein returned to competition four years after her original eight-year drugs ban started. The drug cheat was permitted to compete in the European

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IAAF set to discuss scrapping formal bidding for World Championships

IAAF set to discuss scrapping formal bidding for World Championships

Christopher Kelsall February 6, 2017 0

From Inside the Games International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe is expected to propose a move away from formal bidding procedures for major events during a Council meeting here tomorrow. Under possible plans,

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Vancouver Sun Run, Canada’s largest and fastest 10K road race

Vancouver Sun Run, Canada’s largest and fastest 10K road race

Christopher Kelsall February 6, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated The Vancouver Sun Run, Canada’s largest 10K road race and the third biggest in the world, will be running once again from Georgia Street on Sunday, April 23rd

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Young talents shine bright at 2017 Harry Jerome Indoor Games

Young talents shine bright at 2017 Harry Jerome Indoor Games

Christopher Kelsall February 6, 2017 0

By Gary Kingston Stephen Abosi got the meet record he was looking for Saturday at the Harry Jerome Indoor Games, but he’s got a feeling it might not be fast enough to last very long. The

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