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Christopher Kelsall

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

John Gay and Sarah Inglis win 2021 BC Cross Country Championships

The 2021 British Columbia Cross Country Championships took place Saturday at Beaver Lake Park in Saanich. Five hundred and 15 athletes aged nine to 72 took in the meet hosted by the Prairie Inn Harriers running club. A fierce...

Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quinonez assassinated

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quinonez who earned a bronze medal during the 2019 Doha World Athletics Championships was shot dead at a shopping mall in his hometown of Guayaquil on Friday. The 32-year-old 100m,...

Sunday’s Valencia Half Marathon with potential world records in the offing

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The Valencia Half Marathon taking place Sunday offers an elite field like few other distance races. The course is fast and the organizers want world-class results. As long as the weather holds...

UK Athletics loses two senior staff; publishes statement on the matter

UK Athletics UK Athletics can confirm that Joanna Coates and Sara Symington have given notice from their respective roles, chief executive officer and performance director. Mark Munro, current development director, will take over as interim CEO for a period of six...

Top Western Canadian runners competing in BC Cross Country Championships on Saturday

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Scottish runner Sarah Inglis will be competing in Saturday's BC Cross Country Championships at Beaver Lake Park in Victoria, BC on Saturday. She will be among several top-level runners in the province to...

Agnes Tirop’s suspected killer may have been after her wealth

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated According to the publication Inside the Games (Tiprop murder plot could have been hatched during Tokyo 2020, Geoff Berkeley, Oct. 21, 2021), Agnes Tirop owned plots of land that mysteriously changed ownership...

Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop was eulogized on Tuesday

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop who was allegedly killed last week by her husband, was eulogized on Tuesday. Family, friends, athletes, and officials attended the ceremony. The 25-year-old was a two-time world championships bronze...

Endurance star Letesenbet Gidey the latest NN Running Team recruit

NN Running Team https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7sRPJqjwxM NN Running Team announced Tuesday that they have recruited one of the world’s most gifted distance runners, Letesenbet Gidey. She is the world 5000m and 10,000m, record-holder. The 23-year-old Ethiopian talent, who won Olympic 10,000m bronze in Tokyo,...

42 athletes offered membership to British Athletics Paralympic World Class Programme (WCP)

British Athletics 42 athletes have been offered membership to join the British Athletics Paralympic World Class Programme (WCP) for 2021/22. The WCP is UK Sport’s National Lottery funded initiative supporting the delivery of success at named milestone targets, namely outdoor...

Eilish McColgan breaks European 10-mile record at Great South Run

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Scot, Eilish McColgan, broke the European 10-mile road record at the Great South Run in Portsmouth, UK on Sunday. Her third win at the event was run in the time of...
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