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BC Athletics is the Provincial non-profit amateur sport organization for Track & Field, Road Running, Marathons/Ultras, Cross Country/Trail Running and Race Walking. A Branch member of Athletics Canada, BC Athletics is made up of individual members, member clubs and affiliated organizations. The purpose of the Association is to promote, encourage and develop the widest participation and the highest proficiency in the sport of Athletics.
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BC Amateur Athletics Association
Fortius Athlete Development Centre
Suite 2001 B Oslo Landing 
3713 Kensington Ave 
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7
Tel 604.333.3550 - Fax 604.333.3551

Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities 

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre in Burnaby, B.C. The facility is home to a purpose-built, state-of-the-art human performance lab featuring applied biomechanics and exercise physiology testing. These tests can assist and support in injury prevention and management, in addition to optimizing performance by measuring and bettering understand variables which cannot be seen or assessed, clinically. ​BCA members receive the following discounts at the Fortius Lab:

  • 25% off Standard or Prolonged 3DRun or 3DWalk Analysis
  • 20% off V02 Max Analysis
  • 20% off V02 Max with Lactate Threshold Analysis
  • 20% off of Body Composition Testing (basic)
  • 20% off of Body Composition Testing (advanced)

To learn more about these tests and the Fortius Lab, visit

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Title: Changing the Game: Performance Analysis 101

Date: Wednesday, August 23rd

Presenter: Samantha Ebata, Performance Analysis Lead – CSI Pacific

Location: Online via webinar

Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm

Description: Performance analysis plays a much larger role in sport than most are aware of, likely because so much of it is done behind the scenes. But did you know that this area can have a large impact on your overall sport performance? Data and visual feedback can be collected and analyzed to accelerate your performance and provide a platform for data-based decision making of coaches and athletes alike. Join Samantha Ebata, CSI Pacific’s lead of Performance Analysis, as she introduces you to all you need to know about this field and the positive effect it can have on your performance..



Title: Nutrition: Individual Fueling Needs through the Training Year

Date: Tuesday, September 5th  

Presenter: Ashley Armstrong, Performance Dietitian – CSI Pacific

Location: Online via webinar

Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm

Description: This session will focus on education around individualized fueling needs with an emphasis on carbohydrates and protein quantity and timing around an athlete’s fluctuating training throughout the season.



Title: Nutrition: Individual Menu Planning for Different Training Volumes

Date: Tuesday, September 26th   

Presenter: Ashley Armstrong, Performance Dietitian – CSI Pacific

Location: Room #329, PISE (4371 Interurban Road), Victoria [In-Person Workshop]


  • Dinner – 5:30pm-6:00pm
  • Presentation – 6:00pm-7:00pm

Description: This session will have athletes build on what they learned from the webinar and create individual menu plans for different training volumes within their own sport.



SFU Track & Field Club Summer Camps. These fun camps will offer top quality instruction for the different events in Track & Field including a mini competition. SFU Head Track & Field Coach organizes and supervises the instruction of the assistant coaching staff and high level varsity athletes. Register Online.


Silver Star High School Cross Country Camp. August 30 - September 2. This 3 night camp led by Malindi Elmore will kick off the high school cross country season. In addition to training it will cover topics related to improving as a runner, with tips on sports psychology, race tactics, goal setting, and training effectively. Learn more.


Jul 29 MEC Lower Mainland Trail Race FOUR 5k, 10k Squamish, BC
Jul 29 Sea Cavalcade Mile Gibsons, BC
Jul 29 Elk Valley Ultra 50K & Relay Fernie, BC
Jul 30 MEC Kelowna Race THREE 5k, 10k Kelowna, BC
Aug 5 2017 IAAF World Track & Field Championships London
Aug 6 Squamish Days 8k (LMRRS #8) Squamish, BC
Aug 6 Brickyard Beast 10K Gabriola Island, BC
Aug 6 PaceSetter 5-Dollar 5K Summer Series, Race 3 Gibsons, BC
Aug 10 LGRR Miracle Mile Vancouver, BC
Aug 11 2017 Canadian Youth Legion Track & Field Championchips Brandon, Manitoba
Jul 22 Pride Run 10k, 5k Vancouver, BC
Jul 16 Fort Langley Half Marathon, 5k Fort Langley, BC
Jul 15 Summerfast 10K (BCSS #10 & LMRRS #7) Vancouver, BC
Jul 14 2017 BC Athletics Track & Field Championships Jamboree Coquitlam, British Columbia
Jul 11 Ocean Athletics Summer Series #3 Surrey, British Columbia
Jul 9 MEC Lower Mainland Road Race SEVEN 5k, 10k Abbotsford, BC
Jul 9 Blue Spruce Trail Run 10k, 5k Price George, BC
Jul 8 Trevor Craven Memorial Meet Burnaby, British Columbia
Jul 6 NACAC Combined Events & Canadian Championships (Junior & Senior) Ottawa, Ontario
Jul 4 Ocean Athletics Summer Series #2 Surrey, British Columbia
Jul 28 2017 Canada Summer Games Winnipeg, Manitoba
Aug 3 IPC World Junior Championships Nottwil
Aug 5 2017 IAAF World Track & Field Championships London
Aug 11 2017 Canadian Youth Legion Track & Field Championchips Brandon, Manitoba
Aug 11 Canadian Masters Outdoor Championships Toronto, , ON
Aug 19 2017 World University Games | FISU Taipei
Sep 10 Canadian 5K Championship Toronto, ON
Sep 16 Vancouver Eastside 10K (BC Championship, BCSS #11 & LMRRS #9) Vancouver, BC
Oct 8 Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon (BC Championship & BCSS #12), Half & 8K Victoria, BC
Oct 22 Canadian Marathon Championships Toronto, Ontario
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