2005 BC Athletics Awards

Athletes with Disabilities

Michelle Stilwell

Athletes with a Disability – 
Female Athlete with a Disability

Nanoose Bay, BC
BC Wheelchair Sports - Athletics

  • 1st - Vancouver Sun Run 10K 47:28
  • 1st - Victoria Times Colonist 10K 41:40
  • 1st - Dogwood Invitational & Elwood Wylie 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m
  • 1st - Gariok Track Meet 200m, 400m, 1500m
  • 1st - Squamish Days 10K 35:58.00
  • 1st - Richmond Flatlands 10K 38:34.6

Michelle dominated her class in this her first year of wheelchair racing demonstrating constant improvement in her personal times throughout the season in both road and track racing. Member of the European Paralympic Championship Team representing Canada Espoo, Finland.


Kelly Smith

Athletes with a Disability – 
Male Athlete
with a Disability

Langley, BC
BC Wheelchair Sports - Athletics

  • 1st - Vancouver Sun Run 10K 22:39
  • 1st - Vancouver International Marathon 1:38:43
  • 5th - Cedartown 5 K 9:42.6
  • 1st - Peachtree 10 K 19:19.22
  • 1st - Delta Half Marathon 45:05:00
  • 5th - ING NYC Marathon New York 1:34:41

Earned his first victory in the prestigious Peachtree 10 Km road race in Atlanta, Georgia against the best wheelchair road racers in the world. Kelly placed in the top 5 in his class in every event he entered and has continued to improve and represent Canadian Paralympic athletes well on the international stage.