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Christopher Kelsall

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

Marilyn Arsenault – On Comebacks and Coaching

Marilyn Arsenault of Victoria, BC is well into her comeback from a debilitating infection that curtailed her training for over a year. Not only is she back training seriously, she is a busy coach and operates a business (Mindful...

Dr. Peter Snell, Olympic Gold Medalist

Running Times Magazine wrote a great article on Sir Peter Snell. Track fans probably know well that he broke several world records in middle distance track. His best event was the 800m. He took the world 800m and 880yard...

A few minutes with Greg McMillan

© Copyright - Athletics Illustrated - 2012 Greg McMillan is into his fourth year running adidas-McMillanElite - a post-collegiate program for runners who compete over distances from 5k to the marathon. McMillanElite, Inc. is a non-profit Olympic development running team...

When Sheldon Disappeared on our Run

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated From our rural offices, Sheldon and I would toil on our daily lunch runs. We would often go on this one particular seven kilometre route through farm fields, along roads and paths. The...

Four Minutes with Cameron Levins

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Cameron Levins, who competes for NCAA Division 1 Southern Utah University, won the January 27th University of Washington's Invitational Indoor 5000m race and set the meet record time of 13:41.90. He followed that...

Nick Symmonds – OwnYourSkin

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Nick Symmonds is one of the fastest middle-distance track and field athletes in America, specializing in the 800m and 1500m distances. He won seven NCAA Division III titles in outdoor track. In 2007,...

Bib Marketing – National Track League

OTTAWA - A game changing world first in the sport of athletics (track and field) was announced today by the National Track League (NTL).  For the first time in the history of the sport, a competition, in this case...

Brett Gotcher – US Olympic Trials: 2:11:06

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Brett Gotcher raced the US Olympic Marathon Trials Saturday, January 14th in Houston, Texas. He finished in a near personal best time of 2:11:06, 30 seconds off of his debut result that he...

Dylan Wykes is all Action

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian marathon runner and London Olympic hopeful Dylan Wykes, is all action – he is less about conjecture and prefers the results to speak for themselves. For example, during his recent half-marathon result...

Greg McMillan Interview – 2008

© Copyright - 2008 - Athletics Illustrated This interview was written in early 2008, edited and truncated January, 2012. ~ 2008 Greg McMillan who operates adidas-McMillanElite in Flagstaff, Arizona - a post-collegiate training group for runners -McMillan started the adidas-McMillanElite program in 2007. CK:...
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