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Christopher Kelsall

Christopher Kelsall
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Runner, writer, race director, coach, website-guy and Lydiard advocate.

Kenyan Reuben Kiprop Kipyego 2:03:55 marathon runner banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit for...

© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Athletics fans keeping track of the rate of Kenyan suspensions can now add the name of Reuben Kiprop Kipyego to the list. He has been provisionally suspended for missing three out-of-competition tests...

Tommy Hughes to rewrite the Ed Whitlock-dominated age-graded record books?

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© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Irish runner Tommy Hughes age 64 appears to be on the precipice of rewriting the Ed Whitlock-dominated age-group record book. Hughes clocked a new world age-group best-known time in the 10-mile race...

Royal Victoria Marathon sold out three months before race day, some half-marathon entries available

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© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated The Royal Victoria Marathon (RVM) sold out earlier this week, three months before runners toe the line on Canadian Thanksgiving weekend on Sunday, October 13. Race director Cathy Noel is pleased with...

The Tony Marra interview: Writing, directing and acting in feature film, Billy Runs Boston?

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© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Tony Marra is a Toronto, Canada-based filmmaker and runner. He has a long history of making shorts and has now produced his first feature film in the wake of Covid, and injury....

Registrations are now open for the seventh Olympic Day Run Greece, the birthplace of the Olympic...

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On Sunday, September 29, "Olympic Day Run" Greece, the unique official Olympic running event of the country, returns and gives the starting signal for the global celebration of the International Olympic Day 2024. For the seventh consecutive year, the heart...

800-metre news: London Diamond League preview and 16-year-old Rin Kubo sets Japanese record

© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Rin Kubo On Monday, July 15 at the Long Distance Time Trials meet in Nara, Japan a 16-year-old student-athlete clocked a new national record time of 1:59.93 in the 800-metre event. The race took...

Four Kenyans, and one Spanish, Mexican and Brazilian suspended for doping this week

© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Daniel Muindi Kenyan Daniel Muindi tested positive for the banned substance exogenous 19-Norandrosterone at the May 24 Lima Marathon in Lima, Peru. On July 10, he was provided with the opportunity to...

Athing Mu’s case: Should the USATF move to adjust the US Trials system?

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© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated The athletics world was surprised when reigning Olympic champion Athing Mu of the US tripped, fell and strode to the finish dead last during the US Paris Olympic Games Trails on June...

Bol responds to McLaughlin-Levrone’s world record with a 400m hurdles European record and third-fastest...

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© Copyright — 2024 — Athletics Illustrated Femke Bol of the Netherlands recorded the third-fastest 400 metre hurdles time in history on Sunday. Bol's run is a new European record, dropping her below the 51-second threshold for the first time...

Addey Wiley clocks a 1:58.67 800-metre time at the Ed Murphey Classic

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Addy Wiley from Huntington, Indiana won the Ed Murphey Classic 800-metre event in the time of 1:58.67. The 20-year-old's personal best set last September in Switzerland is 1:57.64. Taking second place was Olivia Baker in 1:59.51 and in third...
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