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Christopher Kelsall

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

Podcast: Martin Hehir interview after The Marathon Project win (audio version of original video)

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Martin Hehir won The Marathon Project in Chandler, Arizona on December 20, 2020. He finished in the new personal best time of...

First Kenyan athlete of 2021 banned for doping offense, brings total to near 60

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Alfred Kipketer, a Kenyan middle-distance runner, has been banned from competition for two years. The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced the suspension on their website.

Haile Gebrselassie’s Great Ethiopian Run to go Sunday with 300 elite athletes

Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Addis Ababa, Ethiopia will play host on Sunday to the 20th Great Ethiopian Run. The event is Africa’s largest sports event since the coronavirus pandemic and related restrictions...

Dick Pound suggests that athlete immunisation is needed to stage Tokyo Olympic Games

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Dick Pound, former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency and current senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) member suggests that athlete immunisation is the path to putting on...

Ryan Hill Joins HOKA Northern Arizona Elite

Press Release HOKA NAZ Elite announced that it has added Ryan Hill to its 2021 roster. Hill, one of the nation's top distance runners on the track for the last decade, boasts personal bests of 7:30.93...

Welsh national indoor and cross-country championships cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Welsh Athletics (WA) has announced the cancellation of their indoor and cross-country national championships. The decision was made due to the coronavirus pandemic. In...

Run The Track half-marathon in Shanghai rang in the New Year with 6,000 participants

© Copyright - 20201 - Athletics Illustrated The Run The Track, a half-marathon that opens the Shanghai International Circuit, known as the Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix ran Friday. The race is a new...

81-year-old Olympic silver medallist died from coronavirus

From Inside the Games Olympic race walking medallist Paul Nihill has died at the age of 81 after falling ill with COVID-19. A four-time Olympian, the Briton won a silver medal...

Sebastian Coe’s lack of concern about super shoes speaks to the dollars at stake;...

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Sebastian Coe is not concerned about the advantage that Nike spikes bring to the track nor any of the carbon-plated road shoes — he cites the gregarious...

Bralon Taplin’s career likely over after latest whereabouts suspension extended to 2026

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Bralon Taplin, a sprinter from Grenada, is serving a four-year suspension for whereabouts failures. However, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU)) has added three more years for...
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