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Christopher Kelsall

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

Jonathan Brown interview (part 1)

© Copyright - 2008 - Athletics Illustrated Should you be fortunate enough to walk onto the track and witness, up-close, a 27:18 10,000-metre runner put out 10 near-perfect and even 1km repeats off of 60” rest (not sure how fast...

Jonathan Wyatt interview: Fast running, fast cars and not very fast sheep

© Copyright – 2008 – Athletics Illustrated Some things that exist in this universe we accept and expect just as they are, like the daily ebb and flow of ocean tides, the changing of the seasons and the proverbial pedestals...

Alex Genest Interview

© Copyright - 2009 - Athletics Illustrated Alex Genest who happens to be the Canadian Junior record holder in the 3000 meter steeplechase will be moving to Guelph, Ontario this spring, to continue his studies in Human Nutrition at the...

Dylan Haight Interview

© Copyright – 2010 - Athletics Illustrated Dylan Haight is a rising star who is based in Victoria, BC and attending Oak Bay High School. He is helping to keep the successful history of Oak Bay’s athletics program in a...

The Malindi Elmore interview: Youth sports, Kelowna and the Olympics

© Copyright - 2010 - Athletics Illustrated Stanford University alumna, Malindi Elmore, from Kelowna, British Columbia, grew up active and very involved in many sports. Early on her primary game was soccer, however, she went on to win three provincial...

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...

The Reid Coolsaet interview: the 10,000m, marathon and London 2012

  © Copyright – 2011 - Athletics IllustratedCanada'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: coaching, racing, and education

© 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...
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