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 BC Athletics Bulletin 
Your weekly source of up-to-date Athletics news in BC

ISSUE #10-2003
Wednesday, May 14, 2003

TRACK & FIELD

HARRY JEROME SCHOLARSHIP REMINDER
Athletes graduating from grade 12 this June are reminded to make sure that they get their applications in for the Harry Jerome Scholarship by Friday May 16, 2003.
http://www.bcathletics.org/hjschol.htm 

HORIZONTAL JUMPS BAR ENDS
Now available at www.jumpstartathletics.com or phone 1-877-437-3885
Note: Only results from events using the new bar ends will be recognized.

2003 PAN AM GAMES
Athletes interested in the 2003 Pan Am Games are requested to complete a "Declaration of Interest to Compete" form for the 2003 Pan Am Games taking place August 5 9, 2003 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic as well as COC forms that must be completed. The Declaration of Interest to Compete form is a mandatory requirement and must be completed by all athletes wishing to be eligible for selection to the team. This form, along with the COC forms, must be completed and returned to Leslie Murray by email to lmurray@athletics.ca or faxed to 613-260-0341 as soon as possible, but no later than June 2, 2003. A digital head shot must also be sent with the forms. Please contact Eugene Konart at BC Athletics to receive the forms electronically eugenekonart@bcathletics.org.

HARRY JEROME TRACK CLASSIC - INVITATIONAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 4 X 100M RELAYS
This event is restricted and the numbers of races for elementary schools will be limited. All registrations are on a first-come first-serve basis. The maximum number that a school can field is 3 boys and girls teams from grades 5 - 7. For further information on entry fees etc. please contact Peter Ogilvie at peter@metroathleticclub.com.

WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS
Athletes who have met the World Youth qualifying standards are reminded that they must complete a Nomination Form and submit it to BC Athletics. Please go to the link below to find the form and information regarding selection.
www.athleticscanada.com/athcan/events/
2003IAAFWorldYouthChampionshipsinAthleticsSelectionCriteria.htm
 

BC ATHLETICS CRITERIA FOR FUNDING SUPPORT AND SELECTION
http://www.bcathletics.org/gensel.htm 

OVERHEARD........
Mother: "We would like a refund on our fees"
Club President "I am sorry to hear that, why?"
Mother "We didn't know he would have to run so much."

and

"Almost time for my 3000. Quick mom, grab me a hot dog."

ROAD RUNNING

ROAD RUNNING RANKINGS
http://www.bcathletics.org/main/road_running.htm#rankings 
The 2003 Road Running Rankings are compiled by Maurice Wilson. Maurice was one of the founders of the Pacific Road Runners and has served that club as President. A talented runner in his own right he has broken 32 minutes for 10km. When not working as a computer consultant Maurice found time to volunteer as a director on the Board of BC Athletics. Thank you to Maurice for assisting in the compilation of the B.C. Road Running Rankings for some of the more familiar distances.

MAJOR AND UPCOMING EVENTS SANCTIONED BY BC ATHLETICS

Details, direct links and contacts
http://www.bcathletics.org/main/index.htm 

EVENT LISTINGS
For complete listings of upcoming events (BC events highlighted in yellow) with contact information:

Track & Field
www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_tf.htm 

Road Running
www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_rr.htm 

Marathons
www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_mar.htm 

Road Relays & Ultra
www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_rr2.htm 

Cross Country and Trail Running
www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_xc.htm 

Race Walking see Track & Field above

Back issues of the BCAB are now available at
www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm  

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