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Christopher Kelsall

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

Margo Jennings – The Mental Side of Training

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated I first met Margo Jennings at the 2011 Canadian Endurance Conference in Vancouver, BC, where she was a featured speaker. Jennings, the coach of two of the worlds foremost 800m runners, Maria Mutola and...

Sheila Reid Interview

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Sheila Reid of Toronto, Ontario is seeking to represent Canada at the 2012 London Olympic Games in the 1500m or 5000m distance. The 23-year-old is in the final year of eligibility at Villanova...

Not About the Medal – Leah Pells – A Memoir

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Genre: Biography Title: Not About the Medal Author: Leah Pells ISBN: 9780978064129 Availability: www.leahpells.com Status: Recommended The protagonist of Leah Pell's transfixing autobiography, NOT ABOUT THE MEDAL immediately dominates the story and does not let up until her mother...

Cam Levins and Sheila Reid – Take giant step toward 2012 London Olympic Games...

Douglas Bruce Clement Cameron Levins and Sheila Reid made their  first steps to the London Olympics on Friday at the Mount SAC Relays in Walnut ,California. Cameron took the closest step by racking up the A+ standard by winning the...

Lanni Marchant Interview – Post Rotterdam Marathon

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Lanni Marchant of London, Ontario ran the 2012 Rotterdam Marathon on April 15th in a personal best time of 2h:31.50. She finished in fifth place. Close behind her was fellow Ontarian (from Brantford)...

Trent Stellingwerff Interview

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated On March 16th I had the occasion to interview Dr. Trent Stellingwerff about nutrition and hydration related to exercise performance it proved to be a popular read. In the interview below, we discuss...

Race video: 2012 Westcoast Running Sooke 10K


Lanni Marchant – The Other Great Performance from Rotterdam

Douglas Bruce Clement Lanni Marchant of London, Ontario rocked the Canadian road racing world in Rotterdam Sunday as she clocked 2H31.5 in the marathon for 5th place.  This law student dropped her personal best over 12 minutes after her debut...
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