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World Marathon Majors – A pointless series

World Marathon Majors – A pointless series

Christopher Kelsall October 2, 2012 2

© 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

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IAAF Should Loosen its false start and lane violation criteria

IAAF Should Loosen its false start and lane violation criteria

betzseason369 August 25, 2012 1

By Andrew Maloney © Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated It was hard to watch the men’s 4x100m relay finals (even if you are not Canadian) for the very reason that it is painful to see

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Why wasn’t the USA Disqualified?

Why wasn’t the USA Disqualified?

Christopher Kelsall August 16, 2012 4

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Update: May 13, 2015: USA stripped of 2012 Olympic silver medal. I have received a great volume of email messages about the Canadian men’s 4 x 100m relay team

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The False Start Rule – An Abject Failure

The False Start Rule – An Abject Failure

Christopher Kelsall July 22, 2012 1

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated The  current zero-tolerance false start rule for the sprints is an abject failure in marketing and will only serve to further alienate fans of the flagging sport of

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Rob Ford, Keith Butler and Canadian Olympic Competition

Rob Ford, Keith Butler and Canadian Olympic Competition

betzseason369 July 21, 2012 0

By Andrew Maloney © Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Rob Ford’s New Perspective As nice as it is to see Toronto mayor Rob Ford finally stop bashing the city’s hosting of the Pan-American Games and finally

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Classy Cameron Levins – NCAA Division 1, 10,000m Champion

Classy Cameron Levins – NCAA Division 1, 10,000m Champion

Christopher Kelsall June 7, 2012 1

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Cameron Levins of Black Creek, British Columbia (on Vancouver Island) is one of the classiest athletes in the NCAA. He also became the first student to win a

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Simon Bairu – Achieving Standard

Simon Bairu – Achieving Standard

Christopher Kelsall April 13, 2012 0

© Copyright – 2012 – Athletics Illustrated Canadian 10,000m record holder Simon Bairu, is in no way a shoe-in to represent Canada at the 2012 London Olympic Games, but I wouldn’t bet against him. Saturday, April

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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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How to Preserve your Relationship when Training with a Member of the Opposite Sex

How to Preserve your Relationship when Training with a Member of the Opposite Sex

Christopher Kelsall February 1, 2012 0

By Brandon Laan This is not a lecture, rather a gentle reminder. It is no secret that training groups are a breeding ground for budding relationships. One can spend upwards of two hours a day

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