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Christopher Kelsall

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

Steve Magness – The Science of Running

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Steve Magness recently accepted a coaching position with the University of Houston, his alma mater. Previously he was assistant coach at Nike Oregon Project, leading up to the 2012 London Olympic Games. He...

World Marathon Majors – A pointless series

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated The World Marathon Majors series is pointless and does not accomplish what it has set out to do. Most world-class marathon runners that are focused on peaking for the Olympics and World Championships...

Khadevis Robinson speaks about controversial Rule 40

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Khadevis Robinson is an American runner who specializes in the 800m distance. He has proven to be one of the fastest and most consistent 800m runners that the US has produced. A four-time...

New Case Study Sheds Light Into Elite Marathon Training and Nutrition Practices

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated CASE STUDY AND INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR Dr. TRENT STELLINGWERFF Dr. Trent Stellingwerff is a former track and field athlete who competed in the NCAA for division 1 Cornell University, where he was selected as...

Kenya’s Gilbert Yegon Had Bold Ambitions for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

By Paul Gains When Gilbert Yegon made his marathon debut in Amsterdam three years ago he instantly attracted attention as his time of 2:06:18 knocked two seconds off the course record held by the legendary Haile Gebreselassie. Following the race he...

Kiprop Leads Kenyans at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

by Paul Gains The great rivalry between East African neighbours Kenya and Ethiopia continues on the Toronto roads October 14th with a world class field intent on chasing the women’s course record of 2:22:43. Agnes Kiprop, who has a personal best...

Marilyn Arsenault – Will Take Two for the road

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Marilyn Arsenault of Victoria, BC will be racing the Toronto Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon Sunday, October 14th. She is back where she started two years ago, when she was planning on running the Toronto...