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Christopher Kelsall

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

Kyle Boorsma Interview

© Copyright – 2010 – Athletics Illustrated Guelph, Ontario’s Kyle Boorsma is the 2011 Canadian Inter-university Sport (CIS) Cross Country Champion. Boorsma led his team, the Guelph Gryphons to their fifth consecutive national cross-country title on Saturday, November 13, 2011...

Eric Gillis Interview

© Copyright - 2010 - Athletics Illustrated Eric Gillis from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, recently finished as top-Canadian and 4th place over-all at the Ottawa 10kwith his finishing time of 29:11. The Ottawa 10k is run in conjunction with the Ottawa...

Reid Coolsaet Interview

  © Copyright – 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Canada's fastest marathon runner, Reid Coolsaet, finished first Canadian and tenth overall at the 2010 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon after struggling through two years of sub-par fitness due to injury. Although his personal...

Mark Bomba Interview

© Copyright – 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Three-time Canadian national champion Mark Bomba joined Trinity Western University as the team’s endurance director in April of 2011. He was a national champion in both the 10,000 metre and half-marathon distances (in 2005)...

The Ryan Hall interview: marathons, fly fishing and record-setting runs

© Copyright – 2009 – Athletics Illustrated I remember watching Ryan Hall race the 2008 Beijing Olympic Marathon and thinking that he seemed to be putting in a great effort and really just hanging on to the pace. Hall was...

Lorraine Moller Interview

© Copyright - 2008 - Athletics Illustrated Phidippides, the Athenian foot-messenger left a legacy that grows greater each year and is propagated by the millions of people who now participate in marathon races all over the world. In 490 BC, Phidippides...

Keith Livingstone Interview

© Copyright - 2009 - Athletics Illustrated Keith Livingstone from New Zealand recently 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...

Greg McMillan Interview: Brett Gotcher’s 2:10:36 marathon debut preparations

© Copyright – 2010 - Athletics Illustrated Greg McMillan who operates adidas-McMillanElite in Flagstaff, Arizona — a post-collegiate training group for runners — is seeing significant returns from his athlete’s training efforts. He started the adidas-McMillanElite program nearly three years...

Nobuya “Nobby” Hashizume Interview

© Copyright - 2008 - Athletics Illustrated The legend and the legacy of Arthur Lydiard is alive and well. Perhaps the method he developed over a 50 year period is more popular today than when he coached Olympians directly or...

The Rod Dixon Interview

The Rod Dixon interview by Christopher Kelsall of Athletics Illustrated
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