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Christopher Kelsall

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

Nic Bideau interview: Olympics, coaching, and wife Sonia O’Sullivan

© Copyright - 2010 - Athletics Illustrated Nic Bideau is the Director of the Melbourne International Track Club located in Melbourne, Australia. He coaches many athletes and is best known for managing Cathy Freeman, who won 400 metre Olympic gold...

Kris Swanson Interview

© Copyright - 2010 - Athletics Illustrated Kris Swanson recently achieved an impressive personal best at the 2010 IAAF World Mountain Running Championships, which took place in Kanmik, Slovenia, by moving up 34 spots from his previous best of 64th...

Jessica Zelinka Interview

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Jessica Zelinka of London, Ontario is Canada’s best Heptathlete. She holds the Canadian record with a performance where she amassed 6490 points during her fifth place finish at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. She...

Nobby Hashizume & Lorraine Moller – Master Run Coach (now Running Wizard).

  Bill Bowerman, Nobby Hashizume & Arthur Lydiard © Copyright - Christopher Kelsall - 2011 UPDATED: March 3, 2012 Do you want to run or coach your very best? The endurance coaching behemoth, Arthur Lydiard, or rather his training method and his vast...

Scott Jurek micro interview: food and running

© Copyright – 2011 – Athletics Illustrated What is one of the world’s greatest ultra-marathon runners up to these days? Catching up with Scott Jurek these past few months has been a tough task, requiring the same determination required from an...

The Mo Farah interview: Big moves, world records and football

© Copyright - 2011 - Athletics Illustrated Mo Farah is currently Great Britain's most prolific distance runner. He owns six national distance records, which range from 3000m indoors to the half-marathon. He 5000m is also a European record at 12:57. Farah...

Dayna Pidhoresky Interview

© Copyright – 2011 – Athletics Illustrated Former Windsor Lancer, Dayna Pidhoresky of Tecumseh, Ontario is quickly becoming one of Canada's top distance runners. She arrived on the Canadian running scene with an impressive win at the 2010 Detroit Free...

Cameron Levins interview: national cross and the 5000m event

© Copyright – 2011 – Athletics IllustratedCameron Levins of Black Creek, British Columbia, capped his 2010 cross-country season Saturday, November 27th with a stunning victory at the AGSI Canadian Cross Country Championships in Guelph, Ontario. Levins (29:25.7) finished 24 seconds...

Doug Clement Interview

*With files from www.sports-reference.com © Copyright – 2011 – Athletics Illustrated Dr. Doug Clement is ever present in the Canadian Athletics scene. He is the cofounder of the  Harry Jerome Track Classic in Vancouver, BC  and is the Achilles International Track...

Brett Gotcher Interview

© Copyright - 2010 - Athletics Illustrated Brett Gotcher has gone from regular fast guy with Olympic dreams and a part time job to regular fast guy who is spending his post-marathon recovery time answering more questions about his training...
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