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Christopher Kelsall

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

Bazan Bay 5k – Two course records smashed

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated UPDATED: March 5th, 2012. 4:15 PM PST. Sidney, BC - Sunday, March 4th 2012 - Two course records were smashed in a competitive race today at the Synergy Health Management Bazan Bay 5k road race...

Nicholas R. Powell Interview – The Mind Game

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated To what extent are the very best athletes mentally stronger than their competitors? Without the physical talent and proper training methods an athlete’s fate is determined by physical standards: clocks, scores and performance; measurable...

Lake Biwa for Wykes and Osaduik – Olympic Games Last Chance Qualifier

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated UPDATE: March 1st, 2012 Japan Running News latest Lake Biwa Marathon update Canadian Marathon runners Dylan Wykes and Steve Osaduik, are preparing for their final opportunity to qualify for the 2012 London Olympic Games Marathon...

Fasil Bizuneh – The Other Side, A Novella

  © Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Fasil Bizuneh, who owns a 10,000m personal best time of 27:50.48 and a few 62-minute half-marathons will be racing the Jacksonville Gate River 15k in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday, March 10th. His personal...

Run in Kelowna British Columbia

On the Run in…Kelowna, B.C. November 9, 2011   Cradled in south-central British Columbia between the Columbia, Rocky and Cascadia Mountain ranges on Okanagan Lake, Kelowna sits on the northern tip of the Sonora Desert. Kelowna’s name is loosely derived from the...

Keith Butler – University of Victoria Vikes – Winter Update

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated The University of Victoria Vikes Track and Field team is looking very strong as they roll through the indoor season and look towards a competitive CIS outdoor season. Athletics Illustrated, during the November 29th...

Renato Canova, Arthur Lydiard Roundtable – Champions Everywhere

Are Canova and Lydiard essentially based on the same underlying principles? Colin Livingstone: Canova is singing out of the same hymn sheet but does not realise it. Much the same as Cerutty and Lydiard and aspects of Gerschler and Igloi,...

Taylor Milne Interview

© Copyright - 2012 - Athletics Illustrated Taylor Milne of Windsor, Ontario is a 2008 Beijing Olympics competitor, specializing in the 1500m distance. He is currently preparing to qualify this spring for the 2012 London Olympic Games. First he must...

Marilyn Arsenault – On Comebacks and Coaching

Marilyn Arsenault of Victoria, BC is well into her comeback from a debilitating infection that curtailed her training for over a year. Not only is she back training seriously, she is a busy coach and operates a business (Mindful...
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