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Canadian Track and Field Championships: Women’s 1500m

See nationals discussion thread here. © Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The Canadian Track and Field Championships are taking place this week n Edmonton, starting...

Canadian women named to compete at the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian men are listed here. The list of track and field athletes that make up Team Canada competing in...

Update: Canadian Cross Country Championships

© Copyright - 2013 - Athletics Illustrated New registrations have been confirmed for several competitive athletes who are taking in the 2013 Canadian Cross Country...

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

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The 10,000m women’s race (section 1) at the Payton Jordan Invitational tonight lived up to its billing, as...

Three of the World’s greatest runners to compete at Humana Rock ‘n Roll San...

Ethiopian champion, Tirunesh Dibaba, is all set to try her hand on the half marathon course at the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll® San Antonio Marathon...

Abraham Cheroben and Ayele Abshero ready to race in Ceske Budejovice

The Mattoni Ceske Budejovice Half Marathon came into existence in resounding style with its debut race in 2012 as Daniel Chebii won with a...

Preview of the 2015 Victoria International Track Classic

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The Victoria International Track Classic’s 27th edition happening Monday, June 8th at the University of Victoria’s Centennial Stadium...

Course Records fall as Elijah Serem of Kenya and Ethiopia’s Mulu Seboka triumph in...

Elijah Tirop Serem led a Kenyan quartet to victory and took 20 seconds off the course record to win the men’s title at the...

Melissa Bishop’s national indoor record

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ontario won the 800-metre event at the Athlone International indoor track meet that took...

Mary Keitany smashes course record while Josphat Kiptis surprises the favourites in Olomouc

Mary Keitany emerged triumphant from the sixth edition of the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon, running the world class time of 66:38 for victory. The...