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

Gary Reed – Reed Athletics Fund

                      © Copyright - 2011 - Christopher Kelsall Recently retired Canadian 800m record holder Gary Reed, launched a first-of-its-kind charity foundation to support financially struggling track and field athletes. Typically athletes will lend their name and make appearances for a good cause...

Khadevis Robinson Interview

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Khadevis Robinson, one of the fastest and most consistent 800m runners that the US has produced, is coming to Victoria July 3rd to race the 800m main event at the Victoria Track Classic. Robinson...

Mmm Beer – A Source of Hydration

© Copyright - 2007 - Athletics Illustrated You see people out on their daily walk or jog. They carry their water bottles or have affixed an apparatus around their middle to store water. You know the contrivance, the ones which...

Cross-country Respect – Where is it?

© Copyright - 2008 - Athletics Illustrated Frankly, it surprises me to no end why women are not waving their collective fists in the air, voices united in song, harmoniously belting out the chorus to Aretha Franklin’s classic 1970s hit,...

Cameron Levins – 2009

© Copyright – 2009 – Athletics Illustrated On June 16th, Black Creek’s Cam Levins finished 2nd over-all in the British Columbia Provincial 5k Road Race Championships on a challenging and hilly, double-looped course. He finished in the time of 14:53....

Angela Whyte Interview

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Two-time Canadian Olympian, Angela Whyte will be competing at the Victoria Track Classic in the 100 metre hurdles event, Sunday July 3rd at Centennial Stadium. The 2001 Canadian National Champion is also a seven-time...

Les Gramantik Interview

© Copyright - 2011- Athletics Illustrated Les Gramantik, national athletics coach for Canada, focusses primarily on power and speed events. We interviewed, between his trips abroad to Korea and France as he actively coaches Canada's current top heptathlete, Jessica...

Fartlek & Low Things in West Auckland Part 7

  © Copyright – 2011 – Christopher Kelsall Colin Livingstone is a European based writer and illustrator who was a competitive distance runner in New Zealand, representing Auckland in national competition over road and cross-country from the 1970’s to the early...

Fartlek & Low Things in West Auckland Part 6

  © Copyright – 2011 – Christopher Kelsall Colin Livingstone is a Europe-based writer and illustrator who was a competitive distance runner in New Zealand, representing Auckland in national competition over road and cross-country from the 1970’s to the early 1990’s. Colin's...

Fartlek & Low Things in West Auckland Part 5

  © Copyright – 2011 – Christopher Kelsall The following installment of Fartlek and Low Things in West Auckland (Part 5) covers, for the most part, the subjects of muscle fibre recruitment as well as an in-depth look at the need...