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Christopher Kelsall

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

Constantina Dita Interview

© Copyright - 2008 - Athletics Illustrated Constantina Dita (previously Tomescu-Dita) grew up on a farm surrounded by hills and the Romanian Carpathian Mountains. She would spend much time outside running for fun, chasing livestock, being free during the Nicolae...

Jonathan Brown Interview (part 2)

© Copyright - 2009 - Athletics Illustrated In Leicestershire, England, Loughborough University’s Director of Athletics George Gandy, recently received an honorary doctorate for outstanding services to their athletics program. His long tenure started in the early 1970s. Recently Gandy’s athlete...

Jonathan Brown Interview (part 1)

© Copyright - 2008 - Athletics Illustrated Should you be fortunate enough to walk onto the track and witness, up-close, a 27:18 10,000 metre runner, put out ten near-perfect and even 1km repeats off of 60” rest (not sure how...

Jonathan Wyatt Interview

© Copyright – 2008 – Christopher Kelsall Some things that exist in this universe we accept and expect just as they are, like the daily ebb and flow of ocean tides, the changing of the seasons and the proverbial pedestals...

Alex Genest Interview

© Copyright - 2009 - Athletics Illustrated Alex Genest who happens to be the Canadian Junior record holder in the 3000 meter steeplechase will be moving to Guelph, Ontario this spring, to continue his studies in Human Nutrition at the...

Dylan Haight Interview

© Copyright – 2010 - Athletics Illustrated Dylan Haight is a rising star who is based in Victoria, BC and attending Oak Bay High School. He is helping to keep the successful history of Oak Bay’s athletics program in a...

Malindi Elmore Interview

© Copyright - 2010 - Christopher Kelsall Stanford University alumna, Malindi Elmore from Kelowna, British Columbia, grew up active and very involved in many sports. Early on her primary game was soccer however, she went on to win three provincial...

Kyle Boorsma Interview

© Copyright – 2010 – Athletics Illustrated Guelph, Ontario’s Kyle Boorsma is the 2011 Canadian Inter-university Sport (CIS) Cross Country Champion. Boorsma led his team, the Guelph Gryphons to their fifth consecutive national cross-country title on Saturday, November 13, 2011...

Eric Gillis Interview

© Copyright - 2010 - Athletics Illustrated Eric Gillis from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, recently finished as top-Canadian and 4th place over-all at the Ottawa 10kwith his finishing time of 29:11. The Ottawa 10k is run in conjunction with the Ottawa...

Reid Coolsaet Interview

  © Copyright – 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Canada's fastest marathon runner, Reid Coolsaet, finished first Canadian and tenth overall at the 2010 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon after struggling through two years of sub-par fitness due to injury. Although his personal...