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Christopher Kelsall

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

World Relays, Canadian Marathon Championships and Swiss Series Marathon all this weekend

World Relays The inaugural IAAF World Relays take place in Nassau, Bahamas Saturday and Sunday. Canada is fielding four teams; men's and women's 4x100-metres and 4x400-metres.   Saturday May 24 Sunday May 25 Women's 4x100m Heats (5:49pm ET) Women's 4x400m Heats (6:40pm ET) Men's 4x400m Heats...

Molly Huddle Interview

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated Molly Huddle is one of the top American distance runners over cross country and on the track, specialising mostly in the 5000 metre distance. She owns the American record time of 14:40.76 that...

Rachel Francois’ Road to Rio

© Copyright  - Athletics Illustrated - 2014 Rachel Francois is a Victoria-based athlete (from Edmonton, Alberta) who competes for the University of Victoria Vikes, one of Canada's top varsity teams and a perennial powerhouse in the 800 metre distance; Francois'...

Brent Lakatos sets World Record in Switzerland

Athletics Canada Last night Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., set a new World Record of 14.17 seconds in the T53 classification wheelchair 100-metres in Nottwil,Switzerland. Josh Cassidy of Toronto, Ont., finished first in the combined T53/T54 wheelchair 1500-metres and Diane...

Athletics Canada names team for inaugural IAAF World Relays

OTTAWA - The first edition of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Relays is approaching and Athletics Canada is pleased today to name 20 athletes to the Canadian team. The event will be held in the capital...

Rachel Francois

Rachel Francois - 800m Runner from Scott Secco on Vimeo. //

The Vibram Suit: Poor Judgement

© Copyright - 2014 - Athletics Illustrated Vibram USA Inc., the company behind the Vibram FiveVinger shoes recently settled a $3.75 million dollar class action lawsuit against them so to avoid the high costs of continuing the legal battle. They...
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