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Christopher Kelsall

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

The Haile Gebrselassie Interview

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Although there is speculation about Haile "Gebr" Gebrselassie's actual age — he maintains that he was born in 1973 — and on occasion people who know him personally, have let slip that he...

Mortuary Nights

The following story was written entirely by Colin G. Livingstone. Livingstone is an illustrator who resides somewhere in the UK. He grew up in Kenya and New Zealand, just a few blocks away from the home of the great...

Canadians at the Sun Angel Classic

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Christopher Moulton University of Guelph The road to the London Olympics began in earnest for Speed River Saturday in Tempe, Arizona. A group of seven athletes came down from a high altitude training camp in...

Cool! Laval, QC Athletics Video

ATHLÉTISME from Rouge et Or mérite 2012 on Vimeo.

Micah True – The White Horse (Caballo Blanco)

Like many of you, I read the best selling book Born to Run, a slightly over-the-top account of the bad-ass real-life character Micah True or his pseudonym Caballo Blanco, meaning "White Horse", and the tribe of Mexican natives known as the...

Lydiard’s Running Wizard – Launched

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Last January, in an interview with Nobby Hashizume to announce an interactive online training program, I asked, “do you want to run or coach your very best”? At that time Nobby Hashizume and...

High mileage and low injury rate – preparing the modern runner for Lydiard

Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated By Rene Borq Injury rates in runners for the past 60 years make depressing reading for any runner and I doubt there are many coaches out there who have not been frustrated at having their...

Dr. Trent Stellingwerff – On Nutrition and Hydration

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Dr. Trent Stellingwerff is a former track and field athlete who competed in the NCAA for Cornell University where he was selected as a co-captain. He also competed in the CIS for the...

Ryan Gregson Interview

Ryan Gregson of Wollongong, NSW is an Australian middle distance runner who currently holds the Australian and Oceania records for the men's 1500 metres. February 16th,Inside Athletics of Australia ran an article from the Illawarra Mercury suggesting that Gregson was...
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