About Me

Coaching for over 25 yrs
Ran for U of S in the 80s
Coached for U of S (CIS) RPI (NCAA) and privately

Twitter @bonstad

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4 years ago NCAA Championship
You are 100% correct. There will never be an increased interest in any sport unless the product g...
4 years ago Sheila Reid 4:02.96
@powerboy Let's not paint all sub 4 females with the same brush. Although I believe the 2 Tur...
4 years ago Kyra Constantine- 54.49 Midget Girl @ ROPSSAA
@TrackFan199999 That's fairly impressive. She seems to have some range, which is good at that...
4 years ago BC High School Preds 2013
@Moonforks It has been a while since BC has had a trio of 3000m runners running under 8:30. M...
4 years ago BC High School Preds 2013
@traveller The only impressive runs I saw there were the Senior Girls.
4 years ago Leavins 3:36.88
@petesakes Prefontaine should be interesting and the Canadian record is there for him, but su...
4 years ago Leavins 3:36.88
Nice 6 second personal best. also at Oxy 800m Smith, Jessica Valley Royals ...
4 years ago Selection Criteria for World Long Distance Mountain Running Challenge now available
@adrianlambert Who funds this Mountain distance running sport? There is no public money in it...
4 years ago McBride Injured?
I was shocked to see that Brandon McBride didn't qualify out of the heats for the SEC championshi...
4 years ago Where Are They!?
Remember that Smith is in high school and it's April. They are just clearing the snow off th...
4 years ago Good Results south of Border
I noticed some decent runs at Sun angel Classic from Geoff Harris 1:47.92 which is a good start t...
4 years ago Keffri Neal putting up some nice early season results
Just wanted to give some mention to Keffri Neal from BC who seems to be running well early in the...
4 years ago Reid's Rotterdam - Win an official, souvenir, authorized and approved Athletics Illustrated Shirt.
@petesakes Does Pete win? 2:12.48
4 years ago Reid's Rotterdam - Win an official, souvenir, authorized and approved Athletics Illustrated Shirt.
@Wetcoast 2:12.43
4 years ago Donovon Bailey Interview (Discusses Track in Canada)
@Wetcoast We'd rather hire the questionable athletes from Charlie Francis's group in the 80s.
4 years ago Most you should run at one time
@Wetcoast You are right about stretching, but what did Lydiard say (I'm just kidding Wetcoast...
4 years ago Most you should run at one time
@Wetcoast Look Wetcoast, I know from following you for years that you have an unwavering supp...
4 years ago Most you should run at one time
@Wetcoast I agree with Wetcoast that the 800m is still mainly an aerobic event so that needs ...
4 years ago IAAF World Cross Country Championships - Team Canada - How Will We Do? - Preview from the Homepage
It is hard to analyze these results, as this race was clearly much weaker than it typically is. C...
4 years ago IAAF World Cross Country Championships - Team Canada - How Will We Do? - Preview from the Homepage
I'm not really sure what kind of shape Mo is in right now. He wasn't great at NCAAs this year, bu...
4 years ago IAAF World Cross Country Championships - Team Canada - How Will We Do? - Preview from the Homepage
@Wetcoast It's hard to predict the Junior races as young runners come up strong very fast, and ...
4 years ago Has CIS Quality Improved?
@traveller UBC also competes in the US system. You've got to question those decisions, when the...
4 years ago Has CIS Quality Improved?
That's a good comment. Title IX has changed things. Now that the scholarships in the NCAA have to...
4 years ago Has CIS Quality Improved?
Those are great stats. I wish I would have had them when I made my original post.
4 years ago Has CIS Quality Improved?
Yes, that's not a bad field.
4 years ago Has CIS Quality Improved?
I watch the CIS Championship results very closely each year. After being highly involved in CIS T...
4 years ago 1600/milers really were faster in yesteryear And the other events????
@KBrnnr If you look at the top US High School mile times run in HS only competition, it is do...
4 years ago New Look - Athletics Illustrated - Feedback
@grant93 It looks alright Chris. Hopefully we can get more action on this message board in th...
4 years ago Canadian two mile record indoors...
@petesakes I'm predicting top 10. World Cross is not quite as competitive as it was 5 - 10 yr...
4 years ago Canadian two mile record indoors...
[quote=traveller]Talking World Cross Country or World Championships/Outdoors?[/quote] @travell...
4 years ago cis rankings and oversized tracks
[quote=oldster]bwestYou guys are missing the big picture here. By seeking out big races, it not o...
4 years ago cis rankings and oversized tracks
[quote=JungleJack]@AnotherCanuck The whole point of the game is to run fast, no?[/quote] @...
4 years ago Canadian two mile record indoors...
I have a feeling that Cam has the confidence to run with the lead pack at Worlds. It will be inte...
4 years ago Canadian two mile record indoors...
@telkwa Levins was 7:41.74 for 3000m en route. An 8:14.69 is equivalent to around 7:38.41 for...
4 years ago Canadian two mile record indoors...
@petesakes You are right, but Cam doesn't taper for that long - certainly not 6 weeks, and I wo...
4 years ago cis rankings and oversized tracks
[quote=RobertA]Are there any published papers or plain kinematic formulas that the CIS conversion...
4 years ago Canadian two mile record indoors...
@petesakes Why would he want to be race sharp for this meet? World's and some top indoor race...
4 years ago Salazar thinks most runners run too slow on easy runs
@petesakes Yes but that is a big generalization Levins runs slower than 7 / mile, but is able to...
5 years ago Pioneer 8K. - Victoria, B.C.
@Ath_Illustrated No problem Chris. That sounds like a much better run than I saw her run at C...
5 years ago Pioneer 8K. - Victoria, B.C.
@Wetcoast Good runs for both Geoff and Natasha. Those are fast times, but you can't rationalize...
5 years ago What's more important for 400m/800m runners, repeat 100's or repeat 150's??
@oasis It was just an example to make a point.
5 years ago Jessica Zelinka - Interview - Athletics Illustrated - Ranked 7th in the world, but funding cut-off
@ERL_19 Sorry to hear that. i can understand though how this might happen. Shoe companies nee...
5 years ago What's more important for 400m/800m runners, repeat 100's or repeat 150's??
There is no answer to a question such as this. What type of workout are you looking for? What tim...
5 years ago Jessica Zelinka - Interview - Athletics Illustrated - Ranked 7th in the world, but funding cut-off
Who are these people at OTC? Isn't what they are doing challengable due to the fact the the Canad...
5 years ago Salazar thinks most runners run too slow on easy runs
[quote=oldster]@ERL_19 This simply does not deserve the attention it is getting. Salazar is all o...
5 years ago Salazar thinks most runners run too slow on easy runs
@ERL_19 I think that running at too fast a pace on "recovery" days is not just an injury issu...
5 years ago Salazar thinks most runners run too slow on easy runs
@ERL_19 I think many of the Africans are training using technology more than we think.
5 years ago Salazar thinks most runners run too slow on easy runs
@oasis I probably at that time should have been doing them at 7 min pace and it would have allowe...
5 years ago Salazar thinks most runners run too slow on easy runs
From my experience, even by Salazar's standards, many people I was associated with, ran too fast ...
5 years ago Bairu to Run World XC
@SteveWeiler I understand your point, Steve, and it is a good one. And yes we need to promote...