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Christopher Kelsall

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

Stefano Baldini’s training before Athens Olympic Games Marathon

  Stefano Baldini's Training Leading up to Athens Olympic Games Marathon - Original and Translated Country - Italy Born - 25/05/197 Coach - Luciano Gigliotti Baldini_training (1) - Translated to English PDF Baldini Italian original slideshow PDF Personal bests: 3000m - 7:43.14 5000m - 13:23'43 10,000m - 27:43'98 Half Marathon - 1:00:50 Marathon - 2:07:22,...

Keith Livingstone interview

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Keith Livingstone from New Zealand published a new book about an old training method, written in today’s language. He has taken the famous training method of the late and incomparable Arthur Lydiard and...

Ovett An Autobiography – Book Review

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Biography Title: Steve Ovett: An Autobiography Author: Steve Ovett and John Rodda ISBN: 0002181193 Pages: 209 Published by: Willow Books, 1984 Book Review Steve Ovett was one of the most notable English athletes during the mid-1970s through to the...

Trail Therapy

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated "Cross-country has always been a vital part of my training program. You can develop fine muscular endurance and suppleness in your stride by running cross-country. It also develops good running form and strengthens...

Clifford Childs Interview

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated University of Victoria Vikes cross-country and track athlete Clifford Childs, in his fifth and final year of eligibility, helped his team to their ninth, tenth and eleventh Canada West cross-country titles in the CIS...

The Power of the Foot

© Copyright - 2011- Athletics Illustrated One of the most over-looked pieces of the training puzzle by runners that compete over a range of distances up to ultra-marathons is the strengthening of the foot and lower leg, as well as...

Bertil Johansson – Lethbridge College Kodiaks

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Bertil Johansson’s title at Lethbridge College may read as ‘Athletics Coach’, but there is so much more to his position and his passion for the sport that the label Athletics Coach just seems...

Dr. Jim Denison – 2011 Canadian National Endurance Conference

Watch more videos on Flotrack About the Canadian Athletics Coaching  Centre: The Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre was established in October 2003 and is a legacy of the 8th IAAF World Championships in Athletics hosted in Edmonton during the summer of...

Simon Bairu – Chasing the Olympic Standard

  © Copyright - 2011 - Christopher Kelsall Canadian 10,000m record holder Simon Bairu (27:23), will make his second attempt at challenging the marathon and the Olympic qualifying time of 2:11:29 when he races the Chevron Houston Marathon, Sunday January 15th,...


(C) Copyright - 2011 - Christopher Kelsall Note: I originally wrote this in 2008. I didn't think it was that funny, but now reading again, I laughed my head off, enjoy: Hairscapade In this age of highly acute environmental consciousness, I have...
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