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Christopher Kelsall

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

Nick Symmonds – OwnYourSkin

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Nick Symmonds is one of the fastest middle-distance track and field athletes in America, specializing in the 800m and 1500m distances. He won seven NCAA Division III titles in outdoor track. In 2007,...

Bib Marketing – National Track League

OTTAWA - A game changing world first in the sport of athletics (track and field) was announced today by the National Track League (NTL).  For the first time in the history of the sport, a competition, in this case...

Brett Gotcher – US Olympic Trials: 2:11:06

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Brett Gotcher raced the US Olympic Marathon Trials Saturday, January 14th in Houston, Texas. He finished in a near personal best time of 2:11:06, 30 seconds off of his debut result that he...

Dylan Wykes is all Action

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian marathon runner and London Olympic hopeful Dylan Wykes, is all action – he is less about conjecture and prefers the results to speak for themselves. For example, during his recent half-marathon result...

Greg McMillan Interview – 2008

© Copyright - 2008 - Athletics Illustrated This interview was written in early 2008, edited and truncated January, 2012. ~ 2008 Greg McMillan who operates adidas-McMillanElite in Flagstaff, Arizona - a post-collegiate training group for runners -McMillan started the adidas-McMillanElite program in 2007. CK:...

Lydiard Basics

Join in the Arthur Lydiard discussion here.   © Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Arthur Lydiard of New Zealand was a pioneer in the sport of distance running. His coaching and his training principles were revolutionary during the 1950s and 1960s...

Stefano Baldini’s training before Athens Olympic Games Marathon

  Stefano Baldini's Training Leading up to Athens Olympic Games Marathon - Original and Translated Country - Italy Born - 25/05/197 Coach - Luciano Gigliotti Baldini_training (1) - Translated to English PDF Baldini Italian original slideshow PDF Personal bests: 3000m - 7:43.14 5000m - 13:23'43 10,000m - 27:43'98 Half Marathon - 1:00:50 Marathon - 2:07:22,...

Keith Livingstone

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Keith Livingstone from New Zealand published a new book about an old training method, written in today’s language. He has taken the famous training method of the late and incomparable Arthur Lydiard and...

Ovett An Autobiography – Book Review

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Biography Title: Steve Ovett: An Autobiography Author: Steve Ovett and John Rodda ISBN: 0002181193 Pages: 209 Published by: Willow Books, 1984 Book Review Steve Ovett was one of the most notable English athletes during the mid-1970s through to the...

Trail Therapy

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated "Cross-country has always been a vital part of my training program. You can develop fine muscular endurance and suppleness in your stride by running cross-country. It also develops good running form and strengthens...