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Christopher Kelsall

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

Sifan Hassan to run the 1500m, 5000m, 10,000m and marathon at the 2024 Paris...

© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Former Ethiopian refugee and current Dutch runner Sifan Hassan will be racing four events at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. She will contest the 1500-metre event with three rounds, the 5000m with two...

Anti-doping efforts increased by International Testing Agency and Athletics Integrity Unit leading up to...

In the battle against drug use at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, the International Testing Agency (ITA) will employ a streamlined, high-tech approach to identify and target cheats. The agency has at its disposal the Athlete Biological Passports for...

6 misused running-related terms we could correct

© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated “Good and bad training can look the same on paper.”— Arthur Lydiard Let’s get the language right when communicating about racing, training, physiology and the sport of running.  Athletics is a sport and lifestyle...

Netflix Series Review: Sprint: The World’s Fastest Humans

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© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Editor's note: This review is for the first two episodes. A final review will be published soon. The review Two-hundred and 100-metre sprinter Noah Lyles is one of the most likeable personalities in the...

New standards: Everyone is going to want to do the Chicago Marathon

"...nothing worth having comes without some kind of fight—Got to kick at the darkness 'till it bleeds daylight."— Bruce Cockburn © Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Organizers of the Chicago Marathon have re-jigged the qualification standards for the race starting...

Jazz Shukla qualified for Paris Olympic Games in the 800-metre event

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© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Canada's Jazz Shukla qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games in the 800-metre event during the Athletics Canada Olympic Trials and National Championships in Montreal. The race Saturday evening, Shukla won the event...

USATF Paris Olympic Trials and National Championships: The US has upped its game

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© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Many nations around the world held their Paris Olympic Trials over the week or weekend capping the month of June. The USATF Trials are different than most because in all events athletes...

The world’s largest women’s marathon, the Nagoya Women’s Marathon 2025, to be held on...

The Nagoya Women's Marathon is delighted to announce the event outline of the Nagoya Women's Marathon 2025. It plans to hold the world's largest women runners' festival on Sunday, March 9, 2025, welcoming 20,000 participants, including 3,500 overseas entrants. Launched...

UK Trials: Aser-Smith, Hudson-Smith and Gill among Olympic contenders to light up UK Athletics...

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On a day when championship records fell and Olympic spots were confirmed, Phoebe Gill, Dina Asher-Smith and Matt Hudson-Smith Anning were among those to light up the Microplus UK Athletics Championships in Manchester. In fine form following European 100m gold...

Parker Valby proves she can kick with second-place finish at USATF Paris Olympic Trials

© Copyright - 2024 - Athletics Illustrated Track fans who have watched Parker Valby's recent NCAA career have been convinced that she was unable to kick during the late stages of a race. The reason revolved around her strength...
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