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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.



Hershey Harriers Pre Season Cross Country Training Camp. August 28th - September 2nd. If you are a high school athlete who wants to be ready for the fall cross country season, join the Hershey Harriers for theirupcoming XC camp. This camp is open to athletes of all levels and abilities. Register Online

Time: Monday-Thursday 4:30-6:30pm, Friday 9:00-11:00am.
Location: North and West Vancouver.

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.


Aug 20 Rocky Mountain Soap Women's Half Marathon, 10k, 5k Burnaby, BC
Aug 20 PaceSetter 5-Dollar 5K Summer Series, Race 4 Gibsons, BC
Aug 27 Run the Rock Marathon, Half Marathon & 8k Texada Island, BC
Aug 27 MEC Lower Mainland Trail Race FIVE 5k, 10k Burnaby, BC
Sep 3 Labour Day Classic 8.5mi, 17mi, 3x3 mile Relay Prince George, BC
Sep 3 Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon Kelowna, BC
Sep 3 Snowden Trail Challenge 50k, 25k, 14k Campbell River, BC
Sep 3 Walk in the Park 54k, 36, 18k Kamloops, BC
Sep 8 Finlayson Arm 100k, 50k, 28k Victoria, BC
Sep 9 Brigade Trail Run 50 miles, 19 miles Tulameen to Hope, BC
Aug 13 Ultra Throws Festival #3 Surrey, British Columbia
Aug 13 Four Lakes 10k, 3k Garden Bay, BC
Aug 12 Emporer's Challenge 20k Tumbler Ridge, BC
Aug 11 2017 Canadian Youth Legion Track & Field Championchips Brandon, Manitoba
Aug 11 Fat Dog 120 Trail Race 120, 70, 50, 40 Miles & Relay Manning Park, BC
Aug 11 Canadian Masters Outdoor Championships Toronto, , ON
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 3 IPC World Junior Championships Nottwil
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
Oct 28 BC Cross Country Championships Abbotsford, BC
Nov 4 BC High School XC Championships Vancouver, BC
Nov 25 Canadian Cross Country Championships Kingston, Ontario
Apr 4 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast
May 5 IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang
Jun 23 BC Junior Development Pentathlon Championships TBD, British Columbia
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