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Shawn Barber, on top of the world

Shawn Barber, on top of the world

Christopher Kelsall May 4, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Toronto, Ontario’s Shawn (Shawnacy) Barber has firmly established himself as a serious threat to medal at the 2015 Pan American Games that will be taking place this summer

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Natasha Wodak Breaks Canadian 10,000m Record, Qualifies for Olympics

Natasha Wodak Breaks Canadian 10,000m Record, Qualifies for Olympics

Christopher Kelsall May 3, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The 10,000m women’s race (section 1) at the Payton Jordan Invitational tonight lived up to its billing, as reported by Athletics Illustrated in a pre-race article. In fact

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BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon

BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon

Christopher Kelsall May 2, 2015 0

Updated from BMO Media Release An increase in elite athlete prizing money has successfully drawn an impressive local and international elite roster to the 2015 BMO Vancouver Marathon. With goals to break the event’s Marathon

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Geoffrey Ronoh seeks to conquer the marathon distance in Prague

Geoffrey Ronoh seeks to conquer the marathon distance in Prague

Dick Straight May 1, 2015 0

Kenya’s conveyor belt of world-class runners produced yet another new name in 2015 as Geoffrey Ronoh became last year’s rising star. Signed as a pacemaker in the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, he famously snatched

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Paula Radcliffe Makes Peace With Her Career

Paula Radcliffe Makes Peace With Her Career

Christopher Kelsall May 1, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated After several years engaged in a tableau of injury frustrations, which included risky foot surgery two years ago, the world’s greatest marathon runner Paula Radcliffe, stepped back into

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Fast times highlight today’s 26th Annual TC10K Kris Swanson sets a course record in the Half Marathon

Fast times highlight today’s 26th Annual TC10K Kris Swanson sets a course record in the Half Marathon

Christopher Kelsall April 26, 2015 0

Cloudy, cool conditions greeted participants in the 26th Annual TC10K today in Victoria. Although rain was forecast, the day turned out to be perfect conditions in the B.C. Capital as the 10K runners and

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IAAF President Lamine Diack: “Banning Russia is a Joke.”

IAAF President Lamine Diack: “Banning Russia is a Joke.”

Christopher Kelsall April 22, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Lamine Diack, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) told the BBC that suggestions that Russia should be banned from major events (for apparent systematic doping)

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Sooke 10K Results and Island Series Awards Craig Odermatt wins Series Title

Sooke 10K Results and Island Series Awards Craig Odermatt wins Series Title

Louise Hodgson-Jones April 21, 2015 0

The last race in the Frontrunners Island Race Series – Sooke 10K – took place on Sunday under warm sunny skies. Hosted by the Island Road Racers, there were 303 finishers. The Island Series

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TC10K: Pre-race Favourites

TC10K: Pre-race Favourites

Christopher Kelsall April 21, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Updated: April 22, 2015 – 11:05 PM PST A strong field of elite athletes from the US, Canada and Kenya, will lead the 26th annual Times Colonist 10K (TC10K)

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Sport Accord President Marius Vizer’s plea to President Bach of the IOC, backfired badly

Sport Accord President Marius Vizer’s plea to President Bach of the IOC, backfired badly

Dick Straight April 21, 2015 0

Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The SportAccord convention that is staking place in Sochi, Russia produced a controversial speech of vitriol by its President Marius Vizer to the International Olympic Committee and Thomas Bach,

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