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Christopher Kelsall

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

Jacob Ingebrigtsen ready to defend double European titles in 1500m and 5000m events in...

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Jacob Ingebrigtsen is intent on defending his European titles in the 1500m and 5000m events that he won four years ago at the age of 17. Now 21, he holds the European...

Devon Allen’s false start at World Championships, a missed opportunity for the sport of...

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Devon Allen's false start at the final of the 110-metre hurdles competition during the 2022 Eugene World Athletics Championships was bad for the sport of athletics. In April, he was signed by...

Uganda’s Kiplangat and Australia’s Stenson win Birmingham Commonwealth Games marathon

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Ugandan athlete Victor Kiplangant produced a great marathon performance around the city centre course finishing in 2:10:55 for the win. The route includes two 18km loops as well as a 6.2km section. It is the biggest triumph of his...

Did Athing Mu impede Keely Hodgkinson during the 800m final at World Athletics Championships?

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© Copyright - 2022 -Athletics Illustrated Keely Hodgkinson of Great Britain and Athing Mu of the US competed in the women's 800-metre final for gold and silver during the 2022 Eugene World Athletics Championships. It was a repeat finish...

Cubans defect during trip to 2022 Eugene World Athletics Championships

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated On the way to the Eugene World Athletics Championships, 19-year-old Cuban javelin thrower, Yiselena Ballar, defected in Miami at a stopover.On the way back to Cuba, also in Miami, 31-year-old discus thrower...

Grace Fetherstonhaugh interview: 2022 World Athletics Championships

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZJx5AyjpfQ Grace Fetherstonhaugh competed in the 2022 Eugene World Athletics Championships for Canada. Fetherstonhaugh currently competes for the NCAA Division 1 Oregon State University Beavers specializing in the 3000-metre steeplechase. Fetherstonhaugh was surprised to...

UK Athletics and the Great Run Company announce UKA 5km Road Championships to take...

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UK Athletics and The Great Run Company are delighted to announce that the UK Athletics 5K Road Championships will take place on Great North Run weekend on Friday 9 September 2022 at the Quayside in Newcastle. As UK Athletics continues...

Trevor Hofbauer to run TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon

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Paul Gains, Toronto Waterfront Marathon World class marathon running returns to Toronto after a three-year Covid-induced hiatus with the 2022 TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon set for October 16, 2022.  Although the title sponsor, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), is new, some things...

Michael Johnson received blacklash, accused of black racism over timing of women’s 100m hurdles

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© Copyright - 2022 - Athletics Illustrated Michael Johnson, TV commentator and former world record holder in the 400-metre sprint, commented during the Eugene World Athletics Championships on Twitter that he felt the results from the women's 100m hurdles...

Pierce LePage wins first World medal and gives Canada a happy ending in decathlon

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Athletics Canada The men’s decathlon start list on Day 2 was devoid of Damian Warner, the Olympic champion who led the competition until visibly pulling his hamstring during the field’s fifth event, the 400m. But Team Canada soon had reason to...
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