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Christopher Kelsall

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

Harry Jerome Track Classic takes on new importance

Harry Jerome Track Classic The annual Harry Jerome Track Classic is recognized as one of the top International track and field meets in North America and now with a new announcement from world governing body IAAF the meet has taken...

36th Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic

Harry Jerome Track Classic The Harry Jerome International Track Classic is Canada's longest-running track and field event. In its 36-year history, world and Olympic champions, world record holders, Canadian stars and young hopefuls have thrilled spectators, achieved personal bests and, thanks to...

Aaron Brown and Christabel Nettey take on Doha; 10K championships just three weeks away

Athletics Canada The world’s elite have gathered in Doha, Qatar, to kick-off the 2019 IAAF Diamond League season, and Canada’s Aaron Brown (200-metres) and Christabel Nettey (long jump) are among the field. Here’s what you need to know ahead of today’s meet: CBCSports live stream – watch live...

Strong Canadian 10,000m performances at 2019 Payton Jordan Invitational

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Payton Jordan Invitational Women's 10,000m Nike Oregon Project athlete Sifan Hassan won the 10,000-metre race Thursday at the Payton Jordan Invitational track meet that takes place at Stanford University in Pal Alto, CA. She finished...

Former world champions O’Sullivan and McColgan among those to express support for CAS decision...

From Inside the Games Scotland’s Liz McColgan and Ireland’s Sonia O'Sullivan are among those to have expressed support for the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) controversial decision on the landmark case involving Caster Semenya and the International Association of...

Semenya loses landmark legal case against IAAF over testosterone rules

From Inside the Games Caster Semenya has lost her landmark case against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), meaning she will have to take medication to reduce her testosterone if she wants to continue running on the world stage. The...
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Post-race interview with Ben Weir at 2019 TC10K

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Ben Weir took in the 2019 TC10K having just come back from an injury. He performances was about one-minute off of his typical 10K race time. He was happy enough with the way the...

Caster Semenya dealt blow by Court of Arbitration for Sport

The biggest question on the track over the past several years has been what to do about Caster Semenya, the South African 800-metre gold medallist from the 2016 Rio Olympics who self-identifies and chooses to compete as a woman...
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Post-race interview with Haron Sirma at TC10K

© Copyright - 2019 - Athletics Illustrated Haron Sirma talks to Athletics Illustrated about winning the TC10K for the second time in two years. He enjoyed the course, lack of wind and performance of 29:38. He ran 29:32 two weeks prior...

METRO MARATHON DÜSSELDORF: Tom Gröschel and Anja Scherl produce German victories

Tom Gröschel and Anja Scherl are the winners of the Metro Marathon Düsseldorf. It is the first time in the history of the event that there are two national winners. Both also took the German Championship as this was...