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You’re wrong, Cathal Kelly: It is about being clean

You’re wrong, Cathal Kelly: It is about being clean

Dick Straight November 8, 2014 0

Canadian Olympian Adam Van Koeverden writes an assertive response in the Globe and Mail newspaper to Globe and Mail columnist Cathal Kelly, regarding his assertion that drug use is almost okay and can nearly

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Athletics Canada partners with Bruny Surin Foundation and announces Sprint Management as sponsor of Hershey Canadian Indoor Championships

Athletics Canada partners with Bruny Surin Foundation and announces Sprint Management as sponsor of Hershey Canadian Indoor Championships

Christopher Kelsall November 4, 2014 0

Mathieu Gentès, Athletics Canada Athletics Canada, the Bruny Surin Foundation and Sprint Management announced an important partnership today around the Hershey Canadian Indoor Championships (Youth / Junior / Open national championships). Registration now open for 2015

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Rita Jeptoo Tests Positive

Rita Jeptoo Tests Positive

Christopher Kelsall October 31, 2014 1

  An Exclusive to RunBlogRun, by Larry Eder New York, New York . Friday, October 31, 2014   In an exclusive to RunBlogRun, trusted sources have confirmed that, at the end of September 2014, Rita Jeptoo tested positive

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Mark Kiptoo Comes from behind to win BMW Frankfurt Marathon

Mark Kiptoo Comes from behind to win BMW Frankfurt Marathon

Christopher Kelsall October 27, 2014 0

Mark Kiptoo won the BMW Frankfurt Marathon with 2:06:49 outpacing  fellow-Kenyans Mike Kigen and Gilbert Yegon, who ran 2:06:59 and 2:07:08 respectively. In the  Woman category Sharon Cherop of Kenya was second with 2:23:44. Men’s Race: Kiptoo

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Athletics Canada Seeks Host for 10,000m 2015 Championships

Athletics Canada Seeks Host for 10,000m 2015 Championships

Christopher Kelsall October 25, 2014 0

Athletics Canada is currently accepting letters of interest from communities and / or events interested in hosting the Canadian 10000-metres Championships. The event will serve as the Canadian Championships for male and female athletes

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Desiree Linden Ready for New York City Marathon

Desiree Linden Ready for New York City Marathon

Christopher Kelsall October 24, 2014 0

Each autumn since she became a professional marathoner, Desiree Linden has raced on the flat surfaces of Chicago or Berlin, or started her way back after the World Championships in late summer, or, after

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Remembering Billy Mills

Remembering Billy Mills

Christopher Kelsall October 20, 2014 0

If you do it right, it seems, once is enough. Billy Mills is on the phone from his home in California. At 76, his voice is as self-assured as it must have been in 1964

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Lydiard Foundation: Teaching Arthur Lydiard’s World Class Training Method

Lydiard Foundation: Teaching Arthur Lydiard’s World Class Training Method

Dick Straight October 6, 2014 1

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated       Lydiard Discussion Forum. Register for Victoria Clinic here. The Arthur Lydiard Foundation will be teaching Lydiard level 1 and 2 coaching courses in Victoria, BC from Friday, November 14th

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Roger Robinson and Adam Campbell Headline  GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Speaker Series

Roger Robinson and Adam Campbell Headline GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Speaker Series

Christopher Kelsall September 30, 2014 0

Running historian Roger Robinson and ultra runner Adam Campbell, are among the speakers at the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon Speaker Series, to be held on Saturday October 11 at the Marathon Race Expo. The

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Moses Mosop released from contract with International Athletics Consultancy

Moses Mosop released from contract with International Athletics Consultancy

Christopher Kelsall September 29, 2014 0

September 29th, 2014 –  International Athletics Consultancy (IAC) has decided to cease being the sports management service provider for Mr. Moses Mosop of Kenya as a result of a set of untenable circumstances and

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