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BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon

Updated from BMO Media Release An increase in elite athlete prizing money has successfully drawn an impressive local and international elite roster to the 2015...

Gladys Cherono Targets Ottawa 10k Course Record

By Paul Gains Since its early days, the Ottawa 10k has attracted some of the finest distance runners in the world to the Canadian capital...

Geoffrey Ronoh seeks to conquer the marathon distance in Prague

Kenya’s conveyor belt of world-class runners produced yet another new name in 2015 as Geoffrey Ronoh became last year’s rising star. Signed as a...

Marius Ionescu of Romania and Annie Bersagel of the US win Dusseldorf Marathon

Annie Bersagel fell early in the race but recovered to defend her title in the METRO GROUP Marathon Duesseldorf. The American showed great determination...

Fast times highlight today’s 26th Annual TC10K Kris Swanson sets a course record in...

Cloudy, cool conditions greeted participants in the 26th Annual TC10K today in Victoria. Although rain was forecast, the day turned out to be perfect...

TC10K: Pre-race Favourites

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:05 PM PST A strong field of elite athletes from the US, Canada and...

Sport Accord President Marius Vizer’s plea to President Bach of the IOC, backfired badly

Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The SportAccord convention that is staking place in Sochi, Russia produced a controversial speech of vitriol by its President...

Rachel Hannah’s Payton Jordan Invitational – Five Competitive Canadian Women to toe-the-line May, 2nd

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Saturday, May 2nd during the Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford University, there will be five very competitive Canadian...

Maria Bernard wins Mt. Sac Relays Invitational A 3,000m Steeplechase

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated The University of British Columbia’s Maria Bernard today won her 3,000m steeplechase event at the 2015 Mt. Sac...

Vancouver Sun Run: Despite High Competition, Vancouver’s Wodak and Wiebe Seek to be Return...

© Copyright - 2015 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian and international athletes will be well represented at this year’s Vancouver Sun Run presented by BlueShore Financial....
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