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Chris Pilone Interview

Chris Pilone Interview

Christopher Kelsall October 4, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Discussion thread here. Chris Pilone is a New Zealand based athletics and triathlon coach, who has had success at the international level with the likes of 2004 Athens Olympic

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Kim Smith Interview

Kim Smith Interview

Christopher Kelsall September 26, 2014 1

© Copyright -2014 – Athletics Illustrated Providence, Rhode Island’s Kim Smith is one of the all-time great distance runners to emerge from New Zealand. She is originally from Papakura – a suburb of Auckland. She

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Dick Quax Interview

Dick Quax Interview

Christopher Kelsall February 10, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Legendary New Zealand distance runner, Dick Quax, competed at an international level in distances from as short as 1500 metres to the marathon. He set national records in

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Yuki Kawauchi Interview

Yuki Kawauchi Interview

Christopher Kelsall January 26, 2014 1

Translation by: Yuichi Takahashi © Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Yuki Kawauchi is known as the “citizen runner,” for training and racing at a world-class level in the marathon and other long-distance events while holding

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Fartlek and Low Things in West Auckland – Part 8

Fartlek and Low Things in West Auckland – Part 8

Christopher Kelsall May 21, 2012 0

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated The long-awaited part eight of Fartlek and Low Things in West Auckland. Written in Commonwealth English, if you will. Colin Livingstone is a European-based writer and illustrator who was

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Lydiard’s Running Wizard – Launched

Lydiard’s Running Wizard – Launched

Christopher Kelsall March 29, 2012 0

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Last January, in an interview with Nobby Hashizume to announce an interactive online training program, I asked, “do you want to run or coach your very best”? At

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High mileage and low injury rate – preparing the modern runner for Lydiard

High mileage and low injury rate – preparing the modern runner for Lydiard

Christopher Kelsall March 25, 2012 2

Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated By Rene Borq Injury rates in runners for the past 60 years make depressing reading for any runner and I doubt there are many coaches out there who have not

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Renato Canova, Arthur Lydiard Roundtable – Champions Everywhere

Renato Canova, Arthur Lydiard Roundtable – Champions Everywhere

Christopher Kelsall February 16, 2012 0

Are Canova and Lydiard essentially based on the same underlying principles? Colin Livingstone: Canova is singing out of the same hymn sheet but does not realise it. Much the same as Cerutty and Lydiard and

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Dr. Peter Snell, Olympic Gold Medalist

Dr. Peter Snell, Olympic Gold Medalist

Christopher Kelsall February 10, 2012 1

Running Times Magazine wrote a great article on Sir Peter Snell. Track fans probably know well that he broke several world records in middle distance track. His best event was the 800m. He took

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Lydiard Basics

Lydiard Basics

Christopher Kelsall January 6, 2012 4

Join in the Arthur Lydiard discussion here.   © Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Arthur Lydiard of New Zealand was a pioneer in the sport of distance running. His coaching and his training principles were revolutionary

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