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Christopher Kelsall

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Runner, writer, race director, coach, website-guy and Lydiard advocate.

Preview – Canadian Olympic Trials – 5000m

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Men's Olympic trials will come down, not so much of who will make the Olympic team, because it will be a stretch for anyone outside of Cameron Levins to do so....

Canadian Olympic Trials – 1500m – Men’s and Women’s Preview

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Olympic Track and Field Trials start June 27th and finish June 30th. They take place in Calgary, Alberta and are viewable on CBC, on the final day of competition, and are...

Lanni Marchant and Krista DuChene vs Athletics Canada

Marchant and DuChene v AC(2) AC rule 140 Lanni Marchant and Krista DuChene's appeal of the decision by Athletics Canada to not let them compete during the 2012 London Olympic Games in the marathon event was turned down. DuChene said, "I...

Rule 140 (c)

140    APPEALS 140.1    Purpose The purpose of this rule is to enable disputes with members and participants to be dealt with fairly, expeditiously and affordably, within Athletics Canada without recourse to external legal procedures. 140.02    Definitions These terms will have these meanings in...

The Decision

IN THE MATTER OF AN APPEAL UNDER RULE 140 OF THE RULES AND BYLAWS OF ATHLETICS CANADA (APPEALS POLICY) BETWEEN: LANNI MARCHANT and KRISTA DUCHENE (Appellants) and ATHLETICS CANADA (Respondent) DECISION MATTER UNDER APPEAL 1. The matter under appeal is the decision by...

Canadian Women’s 800m Olympic Bid – Down to One Race in Calgary

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Women's 800m team will likely include the maximum three athletes that are permitted for each country, per event, at the 2012 London Olympic Games. The decision will come down to one...

Christophe Lemaitre Interview

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Twenty-two-year-old Christophe Lemaitre, is a French sprinter who specializes in both the 100m and 200m distances. He is a national record holder at both, having run 9.92 and 19.80, respectively. The former carries...

Donovan Bailey Invitational – National Track League

© Copyright - 2012 - Christopher Kelsall The Donovan Bailey Invitational is meet number three of the six meets that make up the National Track League. This event will prove to be exciting as it is the final NTL meet...

Peter Corrigan – Interview

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Twenty-three year-old Peter Corrigan from Calgary, Alberta will be racing this spring and summer to improve his 1500m times and perhaps as a stretch goal run the “B” standard qualifying time for the...

Dave Scott-Thomas – Olympic Bound

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Dave Scott-Thomas is the head coach of the University of Guelph Gryphons cross-country and track and field teams, which are both ranked number one in Canada. He is also coach of several Olympians...