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Should Lanni Marchant be permitted to race both the marathon and 10,000-metre events in Rio?

Should Lanni Marchant be permitted to race both the marathon and 10,000-metre events in Rio?

Christopher Kelsall June 3, 2016 1

Read message board thread, here>> © Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated  Earlier today it was reported by Canadian Running Magazine that there is a possibility that Canada’s fastest marathon runner, Lanni Marchant, will not be

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Evan Jager’s American record, “Honestly, I am more disappointed that I fell….”

Evan Jager’s American record, “Honestly, I am more disappointed that I fell….”

Christopher Kelsall July 5, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated On Independence Day, American 3,000m steeplechase runner Evan Jager ran the race of his life during the Areva Diamond League Meet in Paris, France. He fell down too.

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Is Athletics Canada’s Competition Declaration Policy Useful?

Is Athletics Canada’s Competition Declaration Policy Useful?

Christopher Kelsall June 24, 2015 1

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Two of Canada more capable track athletes failed to declare to Athletics Canada that they intend to compete in the 2015 Toronto Pan American Games, so they are

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Eugene, Calgary and Guelph offer up a weekend of exciting racing

Eugene, Calgary and Guelph offer up a weekend of exciting racing

Christopher Kelsall May 27, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated This weekend, from Friday, May 29th to Sunday, the 31st, will be a busy one in North American running as the National Track League kicks off in Guelph,

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Lindsey Scherf Interview (Extended Version)

Lindsey Scherf Interview (Extended Version)

Christopher Kelsall May 7, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Lindsey Scherf Interview (short version)

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Prize money of US$280,000 – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

Prize money of US$280,000 – IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015

Christopher Kelsall March 26, 2015 0

See below, the women’s and men’s preview links of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships taking place this weekend in Guiyang, China – on March 28th. The course is at approximately 4500 feet of

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Athletics Canada Releases Qualifying standards for IAAF World Track and Field Championships

Athletics Canada Releases Qualifying standards for IAAF World Track and Field Championships

Christopher Kelsall December 1, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Athletics Canada (AC) has released their standards for Canadian athletes to qualify for the 2015 IAAF World Track and Field Championships that will take place in Beijing, China

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Bekele and Farah: Will They Run a Marathon World Record?

Bekele and Farah: Will They Run a Marathon World Record?

Christopher Kelsall April 3, 2014 4

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Discussion here. Bucking a recent trend where young East African distance runners move directly to the marathon, solely for the purpose of going to where the money is, thereby

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Updated: Top Twenty Canadian Indoor List – 2/12/2014

Updated: Top Twenty Canadian Indoor List – 2/12/2014

Christopher Kelsall February 11, 2014 0

Here is an interesting ranking of Canadian athletes today.  Not endorsed by Athletics Canada, but compiled form Douglas Clement. Top Twenty Canadians Indoor to February 12, 2014 Men Name Event Mark IAAF points * Cam Levins’89 2000 4:55.35 1223 * Aaron Brown’92 200m 20.53 1206 * Nathan Brannen’82 Mile 3:54.22 1205 * Sam Effah’88 60m 6.58 1167 Brendon Rodney’92 200m 20.78 1167 * Mike Mason’86 High Jump 2.30m 1166 Jeremy

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Haile Gebrselassie Going for World Masters Marathon Record

Haile Gebrselassie Going for World Masters Marathon Record

Christopher Kelsall February 5, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated Haile Gebrselassie is seeking to break the Masters (40-plus) World Marathon record this spring. He has committed to compete in the 2014 Haspa Hamburg Marathon, which will take

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