Christopher Kelsall

Race director of nearly 40 events in track, cross-country, and on the roads. Volunteered on the Royal Victoria Marathon organizing committee, TC10K, and several other race events. He has spent countless hours volunteering, announcing, coaching, video and photo shooting, and public speaking.

“Chris has announced for us at a couple of events, including home xc and track meets. His knowledge and enthusiasm for the sport is evident in his announcing, which enhances the atmosphere of the races and overall event. Chris comes prepared and ensures he knows the athletes and the crowd he’s addressing. We’d definitely have him back.”

– Hilary Stellingwerff,
2012 London Olympian,
Head Coach University of Victoria Vikes

“Recently, Chris has expanded his services to announcing and I had the pleasure of hearing his commentary at the UVic Invitational Cross Country event last month.  He is well researched and provides background material on many of the participants as they finish. Intermixed is some humour and some history of many of the athletes. The Prairie Inn Harriers will definitely be requesting his announcing services at upcoming events.”

— Bob Reid, Race Director,
Prairie Inn harriers Running Club

“I have been at a few events where Chris Kelsall has been the announcer. I find his style engaging and comments insightful. When I hosted the provincial championships this summer, he was a star on the mic!”

— Bruce Deacon,
Two-time Olympian
Harrier’s youth team coach

Contact: ph: 250-857-6643

Christopher Kelsall interviews Athletics Canada head coach Glenroy Gilbert at 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup
Christopher Kelsall interviews Sadie Sigfstead at 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup
Sample of Christopher Kelsall announcing at 2022 Harriers Pioneer 8K