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ISSUE #30-2004
Thursday, August 5, 2004

Questions or comments? Ph: (604) 737-3177 Email: sam.collier@bcathletics.org 

In this issue:

  • 50th Anniversary Dream Mile - Lions Gate Road Runners
  • Miracle Mile 50th Anniversary Event - Vancouver Track and Field Committee
  • West Coast Invitational Decathlon - August 21-22
  • Nikerundown: Fastest Kid In Canada
  • Job Posting - Vancouver Thunderbirds Track and Field Club
  • Cross Country Training Camp - Whistler, BC
  • 1940's - 2000 Results From BC Cross Country Championships
  • Track & Field Officials Workshop - Levels 1 & 2

Track & Field
Road Running
Cross Country & Trail Running
Courses, Clinics, Seminars
Coaching
Reminders!
Event Listings
BC Rankings


TRACK & FIELD

50th ANNIVERSARY DREAM MILE

Organized by the Lions Gate Road Runners
9:00 A.M. Saturday, August 7th. Balaclava Park Track, 30th & Balaclava St. Vancouver

Low key fun morning celebrating the August 7th 1954 Miracle Mile at Empire Stadium that featured Roger Bannister from England and John Landy of Australia both running under 4 minutes for the first time in history. Both athletes used this track for practice prior to their famous race "heard around the world".

A variety of mile runs will occur depending on a runners preferred mile pace. The first mile run at 9:00 A.M. will be for the 12 minutes and above pace group followed by successive mile runs until the final group of sub 5 minute mile runners have performed. Depending on the numbers of participants and pace groups the schedule and number of mile runs might have to be adjusted.

Day of Event fees collected for non members of BCA and light refreshments will be served.
Information: Roger Brownsey 604-263-2814.

MIRACLE MILE 50th ANNIVERSARY EVENT - VANCOUVER TRACK AND FIELD COMMITTEE

August 7th 1954, Roger Bannister beats John Landy for the Empire Games Gold in the 1 Mile. One of the biggest TV audiences of the era watched live as for the first time two men run below 4 minutes in the same event. On August 7th 2004 the Vancouver Track Committee will host mile races from noon until 4pm at Point Grey High School Track (5350 E. Boulevard, Vancouver, @ 37th). Anyone who wants to see how close they can run to the miracle mile is welcome to come by. Timers will be on hand and information on local running clubs and events will be available. A $5 entry fee and donations will be gratefully accepted to help raise funds towards building new facilities.

Background

50 years ago the eyes of the world focused on a Vancouver track where arguably the most memorable event in athletic history took place - but now this city's athletic prowess has dwindled to the point where we no longer have a track suitable for competition! In contrast to all of its municipal neighbours the City of Vancouver has made no investment in track and field infrastructure over the last 25 years. As a consequence, local students and athletes, both elite and recreational, travel outside the city to train. In conjunction with BC Athletics, BC Wheelchair Sports and other local athletic clubs and organisations the committee aims to promote track and field sports in the City of Vancouver and believes to do so effectively Vancouver needs modern facilities. As part of the campaign a presentation was made to the Parks Board Planning and Environment Committee on July 6th and proposals for new facilities will be considered in the upcoming capital planning process starting in the fall.

Information: Roger Brownsey 604-263-2814.


WEST COAST INVITATIONAL DECATHLON - AUGUST 21-22

The West Coast Invitational Decathlon will be taking place August 21-22 for persons 16 and over. All abilities are encouraged to participate. There will be many prizes, a BBQ to follow the final day and an after party for those over 19. To enter, email Dan Mezheritsky at dan_mez@hotmail.com


NikeRunDown: FASTEST KID IN CANADA

www.nikespeed.com/canada

The search is on for the fastest kid in the country. Starting today, teens can register for NikeRunDown - a national 35m head-to-head competition involving a series of regional events designed to declare the fastest male and female high school athlete. Teens can enter online at www.nikespeed.com/canada. The program involves a charitable component that aims to raise $100,000 to help kids overcome the financial barriers associated with organized sports.

"This is the biggest challenge of this kind ever issued to Canadian youth and we're psyched that kids will be going head-to-head in a speed competition," said Derek Kent, Head of Corporate Communications, Nike Canada Ltd. "NikeRunDown isn't just for kids on the track team. Regardless if it's football, rugby, basketball or soccer that is your sport of choice - if you're fast, we want you."

Not only will the male and female winner get the bragging rights of being the fastest in the country, they will also win a large billboard in their local area featuring their photo, a trophy, time with elite Nike Canada athletes and a banner raising in their honour. Prizes will also be awarded to the regional winners.

NikeRunDown will involve 35m qualifying races in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, Halifax and Toronto. Youth aged 13-18 are eligible to race. The fastest three boys and girls from each city will then advance to the finals in Toronto. To gain access to the NikeRunDown, participants and spectators are asked to contribute $1 toward the purchase of a funky, red wristband with "Slow Sucks", "Be Fast or Be Last" and/or "Run Fast. Brag Slowly". The wristbands will be available at NikeRunDown events and select retailers. All wristband proceeds will go to KidSportTM Canada, an organization that assists youth in overcoming the financial barriers that limit their involvement in organized sport. Nike will match every dollar spent by the time of the finals in September. Nike's fundraising aim is $100,000 and the public is welcome to purchase the wristbands to help hit our goal.

"By purchasing a NikeRunDown event wristband you are helping kids in need gain access to sports programs, events and equipment that they wouldn't otherwise have access to," said Pete Quevillon, KidSportTM Provincial Director, Sport BC. "With the generosity of Canadians and Nike, KidSportTM is able to instil the love of sport in kids in communities across the country."

The program announcement coincides with the launch of Nike's new Speed campaign. Similar to NikeRunDown, the integrated campaign is a manifestation of Nike's obsession with speed and includes a complete collection of apparel, footwear and accessories designed to allow athletes of all levels to be the fastest they can be.

The dates for the qualifying races are as follows:

Sun Centre, Currie Barracks, Calgary, Saturday, August 21
Beatty Street Armoury, Vancouver, Sunday, August 22
Pier 20, Halifax, Saturday, August 28
Marché Bonsecours, Montreal, Sunday, August 29
Downsview Park, Toronto, Friday, Sep. 3 & Saturday, Sep. 4

The Finals:

The Runway, Downsview Park Toronto Sunday, September 5


JOB POSTING - VANCOUVER THUNDERBIRDS TRACK AND FIELD CLUB

Position:

Track and Field and Cross Country Coach - grades 10 and under

Job description:

The Vancouver Thunderbird Track and Field Club is seeking a head coach for their developmental track and field and cross country programs. Duties include, but are not limited to:

1. Planning and implementing track and field practices three days per week. The average weekly commitment is approximately 10 hours.
2. Coordinating athlete registration for cross country and track and field meets, with the assistance of the club's registrar.
3. Attending all cross country and track and field meets in which developmental athletes are participating, and providing coaching and mentoring during meets.
4. Scheduling assistant coaches (provided by the club's university-aged athletes) to ensure that all event groups are taught.
5. Assuming partial responsibility for the Vancouver Thunderbirds Outreach Program.
6. Reporting regularly to the Head Coach on progress in the above-listed areas.

Required Skills:

The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to communicate well with youth and adolescent-aged children. Experience in basic track and field principles and an understanding of their application to young athletes is required. Basic computer literacy is mandatory.

Salary:

$6000 annually

Contact:

All applications are due by 5:00pm, Monday, August 16th, with interviews to follow. Please direct resumes, cover letters and references to Laurier Primeau, Head Track and Field Coach, Vancouver Thunderbirds, at: lprimeau@stgeorges.bc.ca


BC JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT AWARDS - DEADLINE AUGUST 31, 2004

It's that time of year again! The deadline for nominations for Junior Development Awards is AUGUST 31, 2004. Nomination forms and information can be found at: www.bcathletics.org/main/awardsnom/jdawardscrit.htm


BC/YUKON TEAM FOR THE 2004 ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

New rules set for 2004 by the Dominion Command of the Royal Canadian Legion limit the number of athletes. The total team size of 40 made up of 25 - 16 & 17 yr olds (Juvenile age group) and 15 - 15 yr olds (2nd yr Midget age group).

Selected Juvenile age athletes:

Athlete			Event				Hometown
Brendan Cleary		200m, 400m, 4x100m & 4x400m	Ladysmith
Corri-An Campbell-Fell	200m, 400mH, 4x100m & 4x400m	Vancouver
Erin Payne		400m, 4x100m & 4x400m		Surrey
Joel Newbert		100mH, 400mH, 4x100m & 4x400m	Vancouver
Lisa Egami		800m, 1500m & 4x400m		Coquitlam
Melissa Appelt		400mH, 1500m S/C & 4x400m	Surrey
Justin Marpole-Bird	1500m, 3000m & 4x400m		Vancouver
Kaitlin Huzzey		1500m R/W & 4x400m		Victoria
Kevin Freisen		800m, 1500m & 4x400m		Nanaimo
Leo Murray		HJ, LJ, 4x100m & 4x400m		Surrey
Katie Gallagher		HJ, LJ, TJ, 4x100m & 4x400m	Courtney
Emily Sheppard		HJ & 4x100m			North Van
Rochelle Kokayko	Hammer				Kelowna
Chelsea Payne		Shot Put & Hammer		Richmond
Tyrell Mara		Discus				Surrey
Lara Terlaak		Discus				Surrey
Elizabeth Gleadle	Javelin & 4x100m		Vancouver
Curtis Moss		Javelin, Shotput & 4x100m	Burnaby
J.D. Rose		Hammer				Nanaimo
Vicki Tolton		Heptathlon			Smithers
Reid Gustavson		Octathlon			West Van
David Skermer		Discus & Shotput		Peachland
Olivia Arkell		Heptathlon			Kelowna
Andrew Spiro		Javelin & 4x100m		Victoria
Camille Richard		TJ, LJ & 4x100m			West Van
BC 15 Year Old Team
Megan Montgomery	Discus & Shotput & Javelin	West Van
Brooke Pighin		Javelin				Pt Alberni
Trey Henderson		Discus, Shotput & 4x100m	Richmond
Matt Dawes		Javelin				Nanaimo
Karley Neveu		HJ. LJ & 80mH			Surrey
Shawn Swartz		High Jump & 4x100m		Pt Coq
Angela Shaw		400m & 800m			Langley
Kelly Forbes		300mH & Javelin			Courtenay
Thomas Riekki		100m, 100mH, 300mH & 4x100m	Victoria
David Minor		400m, 800m & 4x100m		Mission
Brett Wakefield		1500m & 3000m			Maple Rdg.
Sam Bowman		3000m				Vancouver
Gabrielle Payne		High Jump			Richmond
Andrew Boss		100m, 100mH, 300mH & 4x100m	Pt Coq
Kyle Nielson		Javelin, Shotput & Discus	Coquitlam
Coaches:
Tony Dickson		Sprints & Relays		Comox
Robert Connors		Distance & Walks		Pr. George
Ian Cameron		Jumps				Armstrong
Richard Collier		Throws				Richmond
Laurier Primeau		Team Manager 			Vancouver
Irene Hanson-Monie	Team Manager			Coquitlam
Jackie Murrell		Team Manager			Vancouver
Mike Murrell		Team Manager			Vancouver

2004 BC TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS INFORMATION LINKS:

BC MASTERS TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

June 19, 20 2004
RESULTS: www3.telus.net/langleymustangs/Langley%20PACIFIC%20RESULTS%202004.htm

BC JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT PENTATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS

June 26, 2004
Nanaimo BC - Nanaimo & District Track & Field Club
RESULTS: www.pentrack.org/TrackAndField/BCJDPentathlon/BCJDPent.htm

BC JUVENILE AND SENIOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

June 26, 27 2004
Abbotsford BC - Valley Royals Track & Field Club
RESULTS: www.valleyroyals.org/results/2004_BC_Juv_Sr_International.htm

BC JUNIOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

July 2, 3, 4 2004
RESULTS: www.ktfc.org/Jack%20Brow%20Final%20Results%202004.htm

BC JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

July 23, 24, 25 2004
Kamloops, BC - Kamloops Track & Field Club
RESULTS: http://members.shaw.ca/kamloopstfc/bcjd_champs.htm


ALL COMERS TRACK & FIELD MEETS

Burnaby & Penticton
Last ones: August 10, 2004
Form more information:
Hershey Harriers - Burnaby Meets - www.hersheyharriers.com/ 
Penticton Athletics - Penticton Meets - www.penathletics.com/

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ROAD RUNNING

TIMEX BC ROAD RUNNING SERIES - SERIES FINAL AWARDS

At the last event: Labour Day Weekend 8km
Steveston Community Centre - Richmond

BOWEN ISLAND, RUN FOR THE FERRY ** DATE CHANGE **

Timex # 13
New Date - AUGUST 28, 2004
www.runfortheferry.ca

2004 BC ROAD RUNNING RANKINGS NOW AVAILABLE

www.bcathletics.org/main/road_running.htm#rankings

MEASUREMENT OF ROAD RACE COURSES

IAAF Publication "The Measurement of Road Race Courses", Second Edition 2004 is now available at www.iaaf.org/downloads/manuals/index.html

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CROSS COUNTRY & TRAIL RUNNING

CROSS COUNTRY TRAINING CAMP - WHISTLER, BC

** ONLY TWO WEEKS LEFT TO REGISTER **

Winter confirms attendance at this year's camp

Chris Winter, although heading off to the University of Oregon, has confirmed he will make our camp his starting point in his quest for cracking the Ducks strong Cross-country squad. He has also agreed to share his experiences at the World Cross Country Championships and what it takes to compete at that level. We also have a surprise guest Olympian scheduled to join in the fun at the camp and discuss what it takes to excel in cross-country. This camp is a great opportunity for any young aspiring high school runner to learn how to train and compete and get the most out of each muscle fibre. In addition to training runs both in the valley and up in the alpine, there will activities including strength & conditioning sessions, a nutrition workshop and several workshops that focus on running technique, 'be tough' mental training and planned social activities in the evenings. Best of all will be the wind-up dinner where we celebrate our 5 days of extreme fun and challenges. Please hurry up and register so you won't be disappointed.

When: Friday August 27 - Wednesday September 1, 2004.
Location: Whistler BC.
Individual Camper Rate $300.00; North Van Bar Code #121034
Register with North Van Rec Centre Online: http://econnect.northvanrec.com/ereg/Activities/Activities.asp (requires Playcard and PIN)
Complete details of the camp on the NorWester website: http://norwesterstandf.com/xc-camp.html


1940'S - 2000 RESULTS FROM BC CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Maurice Wilson has been collecting BC Cross Country results from past decades from a variety of sources. After some sleuthing has been completed they will be put on the BC Athletics web site. If you can assist with what is missing please forward them to mdwilson@telus.net

Missing Results:

2000
1992
1989
1985
1981
1973 and earlier


2004 BC ATHLETICS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS WEBSITE:

Entry forms are now available on the website: www.bcxcchampionships.com

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COURSES, CLINICS, SEMINARS

TRACK & FIELD OFFICIALS WORKSHOP - Levels 1 & 2

Location: Seniors Games Society, 1103 Main Street, Penticton, BC V2A 5E6
Date/Time: Saturday, August 14/04 - 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Bring: A bag lunch and drink.

Instructor: Murray & Darlene Hainer of Vernon - BC Athletics Provincial, National, International Track & Field Officials.

This course is for those individuals who want to learn or have some experience in Track & Field Officiating but do not have any certification. Learn the basics plus the more advanced procedures of TRACK & FIELD OFFICIATING. The course includes an orientation to the officiating of Track & Field events, the details of Officiating, Rules and Tips on being a Fair and Responsible Official and the administrative procedures for paper flow. The presentation will provide you with the material, knowledge and confidence to help you with your Track & Field Officiating and continue your Officials Training and Certification. This Level 2 course, along with practical officiating experience, is required as part of the Level 2 Officials Certification program.

Registration: http://www.bcathletics.org/officialsws_aug14.htm


THE NEW NCCP PROGRAM

If you are looking for more information or Posters with regards to the new NCCP Program, please go to the CABC website:
www.coaches.bc.ca/ 

NCCP COACHING CERTIFICATION

For additional information on courses offered, contact Brian McCalder at brian.mcalder@bcathletics.org or go to the website at www.bcathletics.org/main/education.htm#coached.

NCCP THEORY COURSES SUMMER 2004

For information please phone 604-467-4675 or visit www.westcoastkinesiology.com or go to CABC web-site www.coaches.bc.ca/.
To register please phone 604-467-7322.

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COACHING

CAC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR COACHING INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

OTTAWA - With funding from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), through its National Career Focus program, the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is offering subsidies to sport organizations to enable them to hire young professionals for internships lasting eight months, leading to long-term employment in coaching. Coaches will be selected to take part in the apprenticeship program, with each receiving a grant of $12,000.

"This is the fifth year we have received funding from HRSDC for this program and we are very excited to offer young Canadians an opportunity to find full-time employment as coaches. During the first four years of the program, we had a 92% success rate with interns continuing to work full-time at the end of the placement" says John Bales, CAC president.

The deadline for applications is August 11, 2004, for positions starting September 7, 2004.

To be eligible, as per National Career Focus program criteria, interns must be

  • up to 30 years of age (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection;
  • post-secondary graduates
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons on whom refugee protection has been conferred;
  • out of school;
  • legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations;
  • not in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits.

For more information about the Coaching Internship Program, visit our website at www.coach.ca/e/grants/internships.htm or contact:

Jason Kerswill
(613) 235-5000 ext. 9-2375
jkerswill@coach.ca

The National Career Focus program under the Youth Employment Strategy (YES) provides financial support to Canadian employers and organizations to provide post-secondary graduates with career-related work experience to help them acquire advanced employment skills and become leaders in their fields.

The Coaching Association of Canada is a not-for-profit amateur sport organization with the mandate to improve the effectiveness of coaching across all sports and at all levels of the sport system.

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REMINDERS

CANADA SUMMER GAMES CAMP RESCHEDULED

After much careful consideration, the Canada Summer Games Development Camp & Competition, health assessment and educational seminar for this upcoming weekend (July 16 - 18th) has been postponed to the fall of 2004.
Unfortunately, this is due to conflicting schedules with our local provincial athletes with competitions from the Canadian Seniors and Canadian Juniors.
Please note:
The Canada Games Development Camp (Fall 2004) will allow our identified and potential athletes and coaches to take part in a critical part of the preparation for the Canada Summer Games. This camp will include topics such as mental training, program planning, athlete health screening, nutrition & hydration and strength & conditioning. Furthermore, this Development Camp will be a critical part in the development, preparation and selection of the BC Team.
Details to be announced.
If you have any questions, please contact Peter Ogilvie at (604) 737-3176 or peterogilvie@bcathletics.org.

MARATHON TRAINING CLINIC - THE COMOX VALLEY COUNTRY ROADS MARATHON CLINIC

Darren Skuja of Absolutely Running and BC Road Running (a division of BC Athletics) have partnered in a Marathon Training Program based out of Courtenay / Comox. Darren, a long time distance runner and certified coach, is the leader and designer of the program that has as one of its goals preparation for the Comox Valley Country Roads Marathon, September 5, 2004. For more information and to register for the clinic please go to: www.absolutelyrunning.com/clinics.html.

2004 PAN PACIFIC MASTERS GAMES

November 6 - 14 2004
www.mastersgames.com.au/sports/events/athletics.htm

2005 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

BC Athletics is looking for volunteers to take on a division of the annual BC Athletics Calendar of Events. You will be asked to manage and update this year's 2004 and compile event data for the 2005 calendar. An Excel file of the 2004 calendar document will be provided. Divisions available are:
1.) Track & Field
2.) Cross Country
3.) Road Running & Road Relays
4.) Marathon
5.) Ultra & trail
6.) Triathlon
For further information please contact Jerry Tighe at jerrytighe@bcathletics.org or (604) 737-3170.

BC ATHLETICS PRIVACY STATEMENT AND PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION

In compliance with the new Provincial Government regulations with respect to the collection, use, protection and retention of personal information, the BC Athletics Board of Directors has approved (in principle) the a privacy and personal information statement. This statement is available on the BC Athletics website under: www.bcathletics.org/main/privacy.htm

The Board of Directors has asked for the following:

  • feedback on the privacy statement;
  • the nominating of individuals to sit as a three (3) person Privacy Committee of the Board together with the staff privacy officer Sam Collier. The responsibilities of the committee would include assisting in finalizing the privacy policy and the ongoing review to insure Continued compliance with Government Legislation.

Feedback on the Privacy Statement and Nominations for this committee should be sent to BC Athletics C/O Sam Collier at: sam.collier@bcathletics.org 
Thank you.
Brian McCalder
Pres/CEO


NEW BC ATHLETICS DAY OF EVENT MEMBERSHIP FEE

BC Athletics Day of Event Membership Fee Sharing - New Schedule - effective April 1, 2004

The BC Athletics Board of Directors reviewed the Executive committee proposal and alternative proposals from both Maurice Wilson and Frank Stebner. The Board wishes to thank these members and others who may have contributed for their ideas and support on this matter.

The new Day of Event fee sharing schedule is as follows:

  1. The calculations are based on the number of Day of Event Members entered in your event. (Those who are not registered annual members [current] of BC Athletics or another Provincial/Territorial, State or National Athletics Association.)
  2. To support this BC Athletics provides to all sanctioned event organizers, a list of eligible members and an update to that list prior to the event. For those from another province, territory, state or national athletics association, they should verify membership with their valid association membership card. If they are not members of their provincial, territorial, state or national athletics association then they can become BC Athletics Day of Event members.
  3. The new Day of Event Membership Fee sharing schedule is:
  Number of Day of Event 
Members Entered
Fees Retained by Event Fees Remitted to 
BC Athletics
Step 1 The first 500 $1.00 per Day of Event Mbr. $2.00 per Day of Event Mbr.
Step 2 The next 500 $1.25 per Day of Event Mbr. $1.75 per Day of Event Mbr.
Step 3 The next 1000 $1.50 per Day of Event Mbr. $1.50 per Day of Event Mbr.
Step 4 The next 2000 $1.75 per Day of Event Mbr. $1.25 per Day of Event Mbr.
Step 5 All remaining $2.00 per Day of Event Mbr. $1.00 per Day of Event Mbr.
  1. Associated with the new fee schedule is also a scale of Value-In-Kind Benefits linked to each Step of the new schedule.

The value in-kind or soft benefits component of a new schedule of BC Athletics Day of Event membership fee sharing would apply and have benefit for both the Sanctioned Event and BC Athletics/Divisions.

The in-kind benefits to Club/Event Organizing Committee and BC Athletics (the Divisions of) from sanctioned events are to be linked to the Day of Event Membership fee retained by the sanctioned event and that returned to BC Athletics. The guiding principles are:

  1. that the more retained by the sanctioned event the more the event can provide to grow their participation and/or quality of their event; and
  2. that the more that is retained by the event, the greater the value in-kind benefits to the association/division within the event.

The following will developed and linked to the steps in the new Fee Sharing Schedule.

For the sanctioned events the benefits, financial and in-kind benefits (in addition to the standard benefits already provided) include and in no particular order:

  • an incentive to help grow participation in the event through the establishment of a new sharing formula for the day of event membership revenue;
  • enabling prize money or enhanced prize money through the retaining of more day of event membership revenue, based on a new sharing formula;
  • sport promotional information - provided by the association and put in participants event/race packages;
  • for member clubs, information on where to get location and contact information - provided by the association and put in participants event/race packages;
  • for children and families - information on kids programs - provided by the association and put in participants event/race packages;
  • provision for the display and distribution of event information brochures at the BC Athletics booth at event expos;
  • a review of the electronic version of the Calendar of Events which includes the consideration of the idea for a two tiered calendar:
    • the first calendar being only those events that are sanctioned by BC Athletics and other Prov/Terr or Nat'l Athletics Associations;
    • the second calendar - linked from the first calendar, would be the full calendar of all events, with the highlighting and bolding as is currently presented;
  • a calendar of events listing fee for non sanctioned events;
  • a partnership with the divisions of the association to provide assistance for regional level seminars and/or guest speakers in conjunction with a sanctioned event in that region.

These value-in-kind benefits will be linked in a progressive format to provide more to the event as the Day of Event Membership participation increases and as a result more of the Day of Event membership revenue is retained by the Club/Event Organizing Committee.

For BC Athletics/Divisions of the value-in-kind benefits to be linked to the steps in the new Fee Sharing Schedule include and in no particular order:

  • association/division information - in participants event/race package;
  • information on clubs - where to get location and contact information - in participants event/race package;
  • Athletics (the sport) promotional material that is specific to various parts of the sport e.g. road running - in participants event/race package;
  • information on kids programs - in participants event/race package;
  • association division logo on event entry forms/information packages;
  • signage at sanctioned events;
  • booth space at event expo and/or the event;
  • recognition at some level as a sponsor or supporter of the sanctioned event;
  • designation of Day of Event revenue retained by the club to go to prize money in the event;
    association/division representative participation in event awards presentations - as appropriate.

These value-in-kind benefits will be linked in a progressive format to provide more exposure to BC Athletics/Divisions in the event as the Day of Event Membership participation increases and as a result less Day of Event membership revenue per person is returned to BC Athletics.

The materials referenced in the above value-in-kind benefits would be a responsibility of the association.


NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS ADVISORY

Nutritional Supplements - Advisory from the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES)
www.cces.ca/forms/index.cfm?DSP=template&act=view3&template_id=174&lang=e
www.cces.ca/pdfs/CCES-ADV-NoGuarantees-E.pdf

ADVISORY NOTE

Marijuana Prohibited in the Canadian Domestic Doping Control Program
www.cces.ca/pdfs/CCES-ADV-Cannabinoids-E.pdf

CALL FOR TECHNICAL AND ORGANIZATION PAPERS

www.bcathletics.org/main/papers_articles.htm

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EVENT LISTINGS

MAJOR AND UPCOMING EVENTS SANCTIONED BY BC ATHLETICS

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

For complete listings of upcoming events (BC sanctioned 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

Triathlon/Duathlon

www.bcathletics.org/eventcal_tri.htm

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BC RANKINGS

Road Running:

www.bcathletics.org/main/road_running.htm#rankings

Track & Field

www.bcathletics.org/main/track_field.htm#rankings 


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

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