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Christopher Kelsall

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

The Haile Gebrselassie interview: impossible is nothing and the sub-two marathon

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Although there is speculation about Haile "Gebr" Gebrselassie's actual age — he maintains that he was born in 1973 — and on occasion people who know him personally, have let slip that he...

Mortuary Nights

The following story was written entirely by Colin G. Livingstone. Livingstone is an illustrator who resides somewhere in the UK. He grew up in Kenya and New Zealand, just a few blocks away from the home of the great...

Cool! Laval, QC Athletics Video

ATHLÉTISME from Rouge et Or mérite 2012 on Vimeo.

Micah True – The White Horse (Caballo Blanco)

Like many of you, I read the best selling book Born to Run, a slightly over-the-top account of the bad-ass real-life character Micah True or his pseudonym Caballo Blanco, meaning "White Horse", and the tribe of Mexican natives known as the...

High mileage and low injury rate: preparing the modern runner for Lydiard

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated By Rene Borq Injury rates in runners for the past 60 years make depressing reading for any runner and I doubt there are many coaches out there who have not been frustrated at having...

Trent Stellingwerff interview: nutrition, hydration and recovery

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Dr. Trent Stellingwerff is a former track and field athlete who competed in the NCAA for Cornell University where he was selected as a co-captain. He also competed in the CIS for the...

Ryan Gregson Interview

Ryan Gregson of Wollongong, NSW is an Australian middle distance runner who currently holds the Australian and Oceania records for the men's 1500 metres. February 16th,Inside Athletics of Australia ran an article from the Illawarra Mercury suggesting that Gregson was...

Mo Trafeh – Pre-Gate River 15k Interview

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Mo Trafeh is the defending two-time (consecutive) champion of the Gate River 15k. He is back for a third consecutive attempt on Saturday, March 10th. During the 2010 and 2011 races Trafeh, won...

Hilary Stellingwerff post-race interview at Bazan Bay 5k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncJLHgbizVU Interview with Hilary Stellingwerff at the 2017 Bazan Bay 5K. She ran in the 2012 London and 2016 Rio Olympic Games competing in the 1500m distance. The now mother of two boys is the head coach of the University...
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