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Will Eliud Kipchoge Break the Marathon World Record at Chicago?

Will Eliud Kipchoge Break the Marathon World Record at Chicago?

Christopher Kelsall September 17, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Is Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge ready to break the world record in the marathon on Sunday, October 12th at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon? The race is complemented

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Lanni Marchant Returns to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Lanni Marchant Returns to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Paul Gains September 16, 2014 0

A year ago Lanni Marchant made history by shaving half a minute off the Canadian women’s marathon record at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, a time that, incredibly, had stood for twenty-eight years. Marchant’s time

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Pistorius’s conviction

Pistorius’s conviction

Christopher Kelsall September 11, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Of South African track athlete Oscar Pistorius’s non-conviction today of what is essentially premeditated murder (he was acquitted of murder), it at first left anyone who has anywhere

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Marchant and Gillis Gunning for Oasis ZooRun 10k Victory

Marchant and Gillis Gunning for Oasis ZooRun 10k Victory

Paul Gains September 11, 2014 0

Only one result will satisfy Lanni Marchant when she races the Oasis ZooRun 10k September 20th and that’s a decisive victory. For the sixth straight year the race doubles as the Canadian 10km championship

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Is Justin Gatlin Taunting the Bear?

Is Justin Gatlin Taunting the Bear?

Dick Straight September 9, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated   Sprinting, like cycling, is rife with suspicious results throughout the top performance range. Such is the state of sprinting at the world-class level that all 100m performances under

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Evan Jager, is excited about his new American Record

Evan Jager, is excited about his new American Record

Christopher Kelsall September 7, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Evan Jager broke his own American Steeplechase record Friday, September 5th in the Diamond League meet that took place in Brussels, Belgium. He finished in the time of

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Simon Bairu announces retirement from competitive running

Simon Bairu announces retirement from competitive running

Christopher Kelsall September 5, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Simon Bairu of Regina, Saskatchewan has officially retired from competitive running. Although the 31-year-old Bairu retires early from the sport, he is one of Canada’s all-time great talents.

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Mestawet Tufa To Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Mestawet Tufa To Race Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Paul Gains September 4, 2014 0

Extraordinary things are expected of Ethiopia’s Mestawet Tufa as she prepares for the 2014 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon October 19th – an IAAF Silver Label race. Then again, that’s nothing new for this talented

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Berlin Marathon: Will Geoffrey Kipsang Win?

Berlin Marathon: Will Geoffrey Kipsang Win?

Christopher Kelsall September 3, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The onset of autumn brings about anticipation of two exciting disciples in running, the cross-country and marathon seasons. While cross-country is an important part of training and racing

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Great North Run: Dibaba to prevail over Kiplagat

Great North Run: Dibaba to prevail over Kiplagat

Christopher Kelsall September 2, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated The supremely talented Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia will be demonstrating her fitness over the streets of NewcastleGateshead, England this Sunday, the 7th of September at the Bupa Great

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