Printed from www.bcathletics.org. Subscribe to the BCA Bulletin: http://www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm

Close window « BACK NEXT » Print This Page

BC Athletics Bulletin

Your source of up-to-date Athletics news in BC. If you came to this page via email link, click here to get to main BCA site.

ISSUE #18-2009
Friday, May 22, 2009

Questions or comments? Ph: (604) 333-3554 Email: taunya.geelhoed@bcathletics.org

Past issues can be found at www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm 

We are experiencing difficulties with Telus circulating the BCAB to subscribers. Please check the website each week for new issues. Thanks for your patience!

Highlights from this issue:

  • 2009 BC Team Selection Criteria and Standards/  Athlete Declaration Form
  • General Motors Making Dreams Possible Club Coaching Grant applications are now back online
  • 2009 Victoria International Track Classic to be held on Wednesday June 10
  • True Sport Grant Applications due May 31
  • Featured Sport Nutrition Tip of the Month - Keeping Young Athletes Healthy
  • Cassidy, Coolsaet, Gerein and Kortchaguina crowned 2009 Canadian Marathon Champions

Contents:

From the BC Athletics Office

2009 BC Team Selection Criteria and Standards

Visit the appropriate link to see the BC Team Selection Criteria and Standards for 2009.

Also, athletes wishing to be selected to BC teams need to submit their athlete declarations. Follow this link to download the declaration form:

Athlete Performances - Out-of-Province

Athletes who wish to have their performances achieved at out-of-province meets included in the national rankings should submit them directly to Athletics Canada.

In order to have performances included in the rankings, the following information must be forwarded:

  1. Athlete's name, branch affiliation - BC Athletics, year of birth
  2. Competition, date, location and event
  3. A link to official results or copy of official score sheet with signatures

Only results for athletes who are 2009 competitive, athlete members of BC Athletics will be accepted.

Results should be submitted for rankings no later than 10 days after conclusion of event

No results will be added retroactively

Forward information to results@athletics.ca 

Corrections and updates to current and previous years are appreciated

ACDIrect downloads for Hy-Tek Meets

BC Athletics is able to provide a download of athlete members for meets running Hy-Tek software. These downloads save a lot of time keying in athlete information and make sure that names are spelled correctly and ACDirect membership numbers are entered.

In order to set your meet up correctly on Hy-Tek in order to be able to use the download and to ensure that results will be used for national/provincial rankings and for team selection please refer to the website:
www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/meetmgr_setup_export.pdf 

To request downloads and for further instructions please refer to the website:
www.bcathletics.org/main/hytekdownload.htm 

2009 IAAF Rule Book

The IAAF is printing a limited number of 2009 Rule Books because of changes that will occur after Worlds. There will be a limited number of 2009 IAAF Rule Books available through the BC Athletics office. When they are available it will be announced in the BCAB.

The only reason the IAAF issued a new rule book at all was because of the update on Chapter 3 - Anti Doping. There were some minor, mainly editorial changes done in Chapter 5 - Technical Rules. The following files provided can be used by those currently in possession of a 2008 IAAF Rule Book to bring information current. A link to the 2009 IAAF Rule Book PDF posted on the IAAF website is also provided for those wishing to download Section 3 - Anti Doping:

Opportunities for communities around BC to receive grants for sports programs

Start the ball rolling on your application for grants for community sport programs

The True Sport Foundation is offering grants of $5,000 or $25,000 to support sport programs that create access and promote inclusion for children of First Nations, low income and new Canadian families. The deadline for applications is May 31, this Sunday! Don't miss the deadline! For more information and to apply, visit the True Sport website.

2010 BC Athletics Annual General Meeting

Due to a lack of hotel/meeting space available in January and February of 2010 - the 2010 BC Athletics Annual General Meeting will be held on December 4, 5 & 6 2009 at the Vancouver Airport Hilton.

AGM – Hotel Accommodations – BOOK EARLY!!

Due to preparations leading up to the 2010 Olympics the Hilton Vancouver Airport is experiencing an increase in bookings for the month of December 2009. If you are planning on staying at the hotel during the AGM you are strongly advised to book your room requirements now – don’t wait until later in the year. You can reach the hotel at (604) 273-6336 and ask for the “BC Athletics” rate ($119.00).

Present your BCA Member Card and Reap the Rewards!

BC Athletics members can now receive discounts at many businesses around the province and the list is still growing! All you need to do is show your membership card and you will receive up to 10% off in-store purchases. Some of the establishments already supporting BC Athletics members are:

Shore Runners 151 Dogwood Street Campbell River
The Run Inn 1212B 56 Avenue Delta
Runners Sole 74-1395 Hillside Drive Kamloops
Frontrunners 133 - 735 Goldstream Ave Langford
Peninsula Runners #1 - 20349 88 Ave. Langley
Frontrunners #3 - 5767 Turner Rd. Nanaimo
Forerunners 980 Marine Dr North Vancouver
North Shore Athletics #101 - 1200 Lonsdale North Vancouver
Peach City Runners 214 Main Street Penticton
The Runners' Den 239 Newport Drive Port Moody
Cool Running #5 - 1050 - 10th SW Salmon Arm
Forerunners 3504 West 4th Avenue Vancouver
Rackets N' Runners 3880 Oak Street Vancouver
The Run Inn 2236 41st Avenue West Vancouver
Frontrunners 1200 Vancouver Street Victoria
Island Runner 1576 Fairfield Road Victoria
Peninsula Runners 3659 Shelbourne Street Victoria
Peninsula Runners 1708 - 152nd Street White Rock

Stay tuned! The list keeps growing and growing!

Athlete-Coach Canada Games Development Training Camps

Schedule of Canada Games Training and Preparation Camps 

For further information please contact Ron Bunting at ronbunting@bcathletics.org.

June 10-16/09  BC Athletics Canada Games Relay Camp and        Multiple locations
               Competitions (as part of the PacifiCanada Series)            
July 25-26/09  BC Athletics Canada Games Final Prep Camp       Vancouver, BC 
               and Team BC All Sport Pep Rally                            
Aug 8/09       BC Canada Games Team Prep T&F Meet              Saskatoon, SK
Aug 22-29/09   Canada Summer Games – Track & Field             Charlottetown, PEI

New NCCP Competition Development Modules Now Available! 
(Level 3 Theory no longer offered)

For a complete description of the modules and the course schedule go to the CABC website at www.coaches.bc.ca/nccp/schedule.html#CompDev 

2009 Event Calendars

2009 Events are posted on the website and will be updated as information is submitted.
www.bcathletics.org/main/eventcal_index.htm#2009 

Are you interested in Junior Development Programs?

At present the BC Athletics Junior Development Committee requires representatives to serve from Zones 6 and 7/8. There are also three "at large" positions to be filled. Anyone who is interested in becoming involved in this Committee should contact dcopping@telus.net or phone 604-929-3554 for more information.

For Athletes

For information on any funding opportunities or information on how to sign up for your own BC Athlete Funding Notification, visit the BC Athlete Voice website: www.bcathletevoice.ca/Content/Join%20BCAV.asp 

For a full description and application information on all Provincial, National, and Olympic and Paralympic funding opportunities, please visit: www.bcathletevoice.ca/Content/Athlete%20Funding/Athlete%20Funding%20Overview%20Alt.asp 

ROAD RUNNING

Results

New Balance Peach City Half Marathon - Penticton

1. Olly Piggin, 1:16:26

1. Kimberly Lerbekmo, 1:29:33

New Balance Peach City 10K - Penticton

1. Kevin Masters, 35:12

1. Jennifer Howitt, 43:54

Silver City Days 5K - Trail

1. Michael Zahn, 18:26

1. Frances Cameron, 23:26

Silver City Days 10K - Trail

1. Peter Laycock, 40:37

1. Laura Lundie, 45:51

Blackwell Dairy 15K - Kamloops

1. Phillip Sigalet, 59:32

1. Cindy Rhodes, 1:06:46

Oak Bay "KOOL" Half Marathon - Victoria

1. Jim Finlayson, 1:09:07
2. Jason Loutitt, 1:09:52
3. Ryan Day, 1:11:53

1. Cheryl Murphy, 1:21:19
2. Natasha Wodak, 1:22:26
3. Catrin Jones, 1:24:43

2009 Lower Mainland Road Race Series

BC Athletics is pleased to announce the launch of the Lower Mainland Road Race Series. For 20 years, the Timex BC Road Running Series has existed as a de facto Lower Mainland Series. In 2009 an explicit Lower Mainland Road Race Series has been created, to complement an enhanced Timex BC Road Running Series and other regional series.

The Lower Mainland Road Race Series features ten of the best events in the Vancouver area, providing runners of all ages and abilities with the chance to compete against their peers. The series kicks-off at the St. Patrick’s Day 5K in Stanley Park on March 14, and concludes with the Richmond Oval 8K on August 16. The ten events feature races over 5K, 8K, 10K and the half marathon.

To qualify for series awards, participants must compete in a minimum of six events. Points will be awarded based on placings within 5-year age groups for men and women, from under 20 to over 70. A participant’s six best placings will determine their total points.

The remaining six of the ten series events are:

  1. May 31: Running Room Shaughnessy 8k, Vancouver
  2. June 7: Sandcastle City Classic 10k, White Rock
  3. June 12: North Shore Credit Union Longest Day 5k, Vancouver
  4. July 18: Summerfast 10k, Vancouver
  5. August 2: Squamish Days 10k, Squamish
  6. August 16: Richmond Oval 8k, Richmond

For complete information about the Lower Mainland Road Race Series, as well as the individual events, visit the series website at www.lmrrs.com. Series news and rankings will be posted there after each event.

The Timex BC Road Running Series will continue to provide an opportunity to athletes from throughout the province to rank themselves against their peers, and serves as a selection to the Timex National Road Running Series Finale in Ottawa. For more information on the Timex BC Road Running Series, visit its website at www.bcathletics.org/RRSeries/

The Lower Mainland Road Race Series will be one of four regional road race series sanctioned by BC Athletics in 2009. The others being the Frontrunners Island Race Series (www.vira.bc.ca), the Canadian Tire Interior Road Race Series (www.interiorrunning.ca), and the Prince George Grand Prix (www.pgroadrunners.ca).

For more information on any of the above road race series, contact Maurice Wilson at maurice.wilson@bcathletics.org or 604-333-3553.

BC Athletics 2009 5K Road Race Championship

The BC Athletics 2009 5K Road Race Championship will be held in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary Legion Twilight Shuffle on the evening of Tuesday, June 16, 2009 in Chemainus, BC.

Race Information

A certified course, featuring a relatively flat route with some mild undulations. Event records are 15:09 (Dave Jackson) and 17:06 (Cheryl Murphy). Race starts at 7:00 pm. Complete race details on the event website: www.islandrunner.ca and www.pih.bc.ca.

Entry Information

Enter online at: www.eventsonline.ca or mail in the entry form to Island Runner, 1576 Fairfield Road, Victoria, BC, V8S 1G1. 

Entry fee is $27.00 for BC Athletics athlete members until June 5, rising after that date.

Championship Eligibility

The Championship portion of the event is open to all Junior, Senior and Masters members of BC Athletics. 2009 BCA memberships must be received by June 13, 2009 in order to be eligible.

Awards

Championship Medals will be presented to:

Championship Ribbons will be presented to:

High Performance Athletes

BC Athletics 2009 Marathon Championship

The BC Athletics 2009 Marathon Championship will be hosted by the Royal Victoria Marathon Society in conjunction with the 30th Annual Royal Victoria Marathon on Sunday, October 11.

Race Information

An AIMS/IAAF certified marathon, featuring a beautiful, seaside course with lots of mild undulations, but with a maximum elevation change of only 74 feet. Event records are 2:16:49 (Steve Osaduik) and 2:42:32 (Val Chowaniec). Race starts at 8:30am. Complete race details on the event website: www.royalvictoriamarathon.com

Entry Information

Enter online at: www.eventsonline.ca/events/vicmara/ or mail in the entry form: www.royalvictoriamarathon.com/pdf/2009EntryForm.pdf.

Entry fee is $77.00 for BC Athletics athlete members until May 15, rising after that date.

Championship Eligibility

The Championship portion of the event is open to all Junior, Senior and Masters members of BC Athletics. 2009 BCA memberships must be received by October 8, 2009 in order to be eligible.

Championship Awards

Championship Medals will be presented to:

Championship Ribbons will be presented to:

High Performance Athletes

2009 Timex BC Road Running Series, and Regional Series

The 2009 Timex BC Road Running Series has a new format, with more events in the Interior and on the Island, and only 5 races required to qualify for series prizing. Points will be based on finish time, race distance and gender - not age placing. The emphasis will be on selecting the top BC road racers for the National finals in Ottawa. Full details on the 2009 Timex BC Road Running Series can be found here: www.bcathletics.org/RRSeries/ 

The Timex BC Series will be complemented in 2009 by four regional road running series:

Track & Field

Canadian Results from Around the Track and Field

NOTE: A and B Standards relate to Athletics Canada's World Championships Selection Criteria. The full criteria can be viewed here: 
www.athletics.ca/files//NationalTeamPrograms/NationalTeams/SelectionCriteria/
2009IAAFWORLDCHAMPIONSHIPSELECTIONCRITERIAENFINAL.PDF
 

In order to understand where exactly a given athlete stands within the whole selection system the full criteria including the appendices must be considered as well as the National Team - Selection Rules Book.

Olympic Fitness Discus Series #2, London, Ontario, May 17 mai

Men Discus / Lancer du disque masculin
1. Jason Tunks, 62.28m

University of Windsor Open, Windsor, Ontario, May 16 mai

Women 100m féminin
1. Miana Griffiths, 11.66 (Wind/Vent +4.2)
2. Noelle Montcalm, 11.69 (Wind/Vent +4.2)
(Meet Record in prelims/ Record de la compétition lors des préliminaires, 11.91)

Women 200m féminin
1. Noelle Montcalm, 24.38 (Meet Record / Record de la compétition)
2. Miana Griffiths, 25.26

Women T54-1500m T54 féminin
1. Jessica Matassa, 4:27.77 (Meet Record / Record de la compétition)

Women 5000m féminin
1. Geneviève Lalonde, 16:51.50

Women 100m hurdles / 100 m haies féminin
1. Jen Cotten, 14.42 (Wind/Vent +2.4)

Women High Jump / Saut en hauteur féminin
1. Michelle Moody, 1.70m

Women Pole Vault / Saut à la perche féminin
1. Dayna Maaten, 3.75m (Meet Record / Record de la compétition)

Women Long Jump / Saut en longueur féminin
1. Jen Cotten, 5.69m (Meet Record / Record de la compétition)

Women Triple Jump / Triple saut féminin
1. Neb Zachariah, 12.30m (Wind/Vent +2.4)
(Meet Record with 3rd attempt / Record de la compétition lors du 3ème essai, 12.15m)

Men 100m masculin
1. Jason Kerr, 10.34 (Wind/Vent +3.2)
2. Shannon King, 10.35 (Wind/Vent +3.2)
(Meet Record in prelims / Record de la competition lors des préliminaires, 10.55)

Men 200m masculin
1. Shannon King, 21.36 (Meet Record / Record de la compétition)

Men 1500m masculin
1. Taylor Milne, 3:43.33 (Meet Record / Record de la compétition)
2. Kyle Boorsma, 3:44.85
3. Robin Watson, 3:46.55

Men 3000m Steeplechase / 3000 m steeple masculine
1. Alex Genest, 8:44.30 (Meet Record / Record de la compétition)

Men High Jump / Saut en hauteur masculin
1. Derek Watkins, 2.15m (Meet Record / Record de la compétition)

Men Long Jump / Saut en longueur masculin
1. Nathan Lebbe, 7.45m (Wind/Vent +2.7)
(Meet Record with 4th attempt / Record de la compétition lors du 4ème essai, 7.36m)

2. Clayton Latham, 7.37m (Wind/Vent +2.4)
3. Damian Warner, 7.24m (Wind/Vent +2.1)

Men Hammer Throw / Lancer du marteau masculin
3. Dustin McCrank, 54.05m

Ottawa Combined Events Jamboree, Ottawa, Ontario, May 16-17 mai

Ottawa Combined Events Springtime, Ottawa, Ontario, May 16-17 mai

Calgary Spring Challenge & Combined Events, Calgary, Alberta, May 17-18 mai

Women 100m féminin
1. Kaltouma Nadjina 11.91
2. Amonn Nelson, 12.23

Women 200m féminin
1. Kaltouma Nadjina, 23.32
2. Amonn Nelson, 23.64

Men 100m masculin
1. Sam Effah, 10.33
2. Akeem Haynes, 10.72

Men 200m masculin
1. Sam Effah, 20.75 (B Standard/Norme B)
2. Akeem Haynes, 21.86

Juvenile Boys 110m hurdles / 110 m haies juvéniles garçons
1. Jeff Vela, 15.45

Juvenile Boys 400m hurdles / 400 m haies juvéniles garçons
3. Jeff Vela, 59.72

Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Lubbock, Texas, USA, May 15-17 mai

Women 3000m Steeplechase / 3000 m steeple féminin
7. Jessica Furlan, 10:56.23

Men 1500m masculin
12. Sean Fleming, 3:52.19 (prelims)

Men 5000m masculin
5. Sean Fleming, 14:34.36

Adidas Track Classic, Carson, California/Californie, USA, May 16 mai

Women 100m hurdles / 100 m haies feminine
2. Perdita Felicien, 12.83 (A Standard/Norme A)
9. Angela Whyte, 13.38

Women 800m féminin
2. Jemma Simpson, 2:01.58 (Meet Record/record de la compétition)
7. Rebecca Johnstone, 2:04.84

Women 1500m féminin
5. Malindi Elmore, 4:13.88
14. Hilary Sterlingwerff, 4:19.99

Men 1500m masculin
2. Nate Brannen, 3:37.03 (B Standard/Norme B)

Western Athletic Conference Championships- Utah State University, Logan, Utah, May 16 mai

Men 1500m masculin
3. James Clark, 3:53.21

2009 ECAC and IC4A Track and Field, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, May 15-17 mai

PAC 10 Track and Field Championships, Eugene, Oregon, USA, May 9-17 mai

Women Heptathlon féminin
1. Brianne Theisen, 5986 points

Women Pole Vault / Saut à la perche féminin
3. Gabriella Duclos, 4.07m

Women 5000m feminine
5. Anita Campbell, 16:30.89

Women 10000m féminin
1. Anita Campbell, 34:13.27

Men Hammer Throw / Lancer du marteau masculin
5. Trey Henderson, 62.26m
10. Angus Taylor, 58.35m

Field of Dreams Series, Port Williams, Nova Scotia/Nouvelle-Écosse, May 16 mai

Women Youth Shot Put / Lancer du poids jeunesse feminine
1. Chelsea Whalen, 12.89m

Women Youth Javelin / Lancer du javelot jeunesse féminin
1. Chelsea Whalen, 38.52m

Men Youth Shot Put / Lancer du poids jeunesse masculin
1. Andrew MacDonald, 14.40m

Women Discus / Lancer du disque féminin
1. Nicole Larade, 39.23m

Men Shot Put / Lancer du poids masculin
2. Garrett Ramey, 14.04m

Men Hammer Throw / Lancer du marteau masculin
1. Matt Doherty, 60.69m

Men Discus / Lancer du disque masculin
1. Matt Doherty, 48.20m

Men Shot Put / Lancer du poids masculin
1. Matt Doherty, 15.60m

Crépuscule ARAM, Montréal, Québec, May 15 mai

Women Pole Vault / Saut à la perche féminin
1. Ariane Beaumont-Courteau, 4.02m

Men Pole Vault / Saut à la perche masculin
1. Maxime Beaumont-Courtea, 4.30m

Black Press 5000, Victoria, BC, May 15 mai

Women 5000m féminin
1. Lucy Smith, 16:57.20

Men 5000m masculin
1. Ryan McKenzie, 14:02.80

In the News

NAIA Championships - Edwardsville, IL
Javelin throwers and Multi-Event athletes shine for T-Birds on Day One: www.gothunderbirds.ca/2009/05/21/tf-javelin-throwers-and-multi-events-athletes
-shine-for-t-birds-on-day-one-of-naia-championships/
 

Clan strong through day one: http://athletics.sfu.ca/teams/track_w/news/nine_naiaodone/ 

Race Walkers add to UBC Medal haul with sweep on Day Two: www.gothunderbirds.ca/2009/05/22/tf-race-walkers-add-to-medal-haul-
with-sweep-on-day-two-at-naia-championships/
 

Fraser, Boss post stellar times on day two: http://athletics.sfu.ca/teams/track_m/news/nine_naiaodtwo/ 

T-Birds Men and Women finish in Top-10: both www.gothunderbirds.ca/2009/05/23/tf-t-birds-men-and-women-
both-finish-in-top-ten-at-naia-championship/
 

Five SFU track stars named All-Americans on final day: http://athletics.sfu.ca/teams/track_w/news/nine_naiaodfinal/ 

From Athletics Canada

Cassidy, Coolsaet, Gerein and Kortchaguina crowned 2009 Canadian Marathon Champions

OTTAWA - Reid Coolsaet of Hamilton, ON and Lioudmila Kortchaguina of Thornhill, ON were crowned 2009 Canadian Marathon Champions yesterday in Ottawa while Josh Cassidy of Oakville, ON and Clayton Gerein of Pilot Butte, SK took the Canadian Wheelchair titles.

Competing in his first ever marathon Coolsaet won the Canadian title in a time of 2 hours 17 minutes and 9 seconds; a mark which makes him eligible to be nominated to the 2009 World Cup team later this summer. Finishing behind Coolsaet in the men's race was Jason Warick of Saskatoon, SK and Christian Mercier of Quebec City, QC claiming the silver in 2:24:24 and the bronze in 2:31:22 respectively.

In the women's race Lioudmila Kortchaguina captured the gold winning her third national title (2006, 2007, 2009) in the marathon. Second place went to Myriam Grenon of Longueuil, QC in 2:51:08 and third place was won by Tara Struyk of Edmonton, AB in 3 hours.

The Ottawa Marathon also served as the final qualifying event for the 2009 Marathon World Cup team. Athletics Canada teamed up with the Ottawa Marathon and the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon in an effort to qualify teams for the 2009 Marathon World Cup being contested within the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics held in Berlin this August.

The following athletes are currently in a position to be officially named to the team at the end of July pending proof of fitness and competitive readiness.

The following athletes have qualified to be selected to the Canadian Marathon World Cup team (Pending proof of fitness) going into the Marathon Championships in Ottawa.

Men                      Hometown         Women                           Hometown
Jon Brown, 2:12:27       Victoria, BC     Stephanie Hood, 2:35:09         Victoria, BC
Reid Coolsaet, 2:17:09   Hamilton, ON     Lioudmila Kortchaguina, 2:30:43 Thornhill, ON
Danny Kassap, 2:15:20    Toronto, ON      Cheryl Murphy, 2:43:00          Victoria, BC
Giitah Macharia, 2:16:54 Oakville, ON     Tara Quinn-Smith, 2:33:57       Toronto, ON
Matt McInnes, 2:16:58    Ottawa, ON       Nicole Stevenson, 2:41:01       Toronto, ON
Andrew Smith, 2:16:14    Toronto, ON		
Dylan Wykes, 2:16:20     Kingston, ON		

Note: Above are the athletes currently in a position to be nominated if a full team of four athletes is selected. 

In the open wheelchair championships Josh Cassidy won the race followed by Michel Filteau; Clayton Gerein won the quad division championship. For more information including full results from the 2009 Canadian Marathon Championships please visit: www.athletics.ca/ottawa2009 

2009 Victoria International Track Classic to be held on Wednesday June 10

(Victoria, BC - Tuesday, May 19, 2009). The 21st Annual Victoria International Track Classic will be held on Wednesday June 10 at UVic Centennial Stadium from 7 pm - 9 pm. Following on from the success from previous years, the Track Classic will feature an array of national and international talent from the world of athletics.

"This year's Track Classic will be an opportunity to see some of our top Olympians from Beijing competing against those up and coming athletes who are looking towards London 2012," says Brent Fougner, President of the Victoria International Running Society, who stage the competition every year.

"Athletics Canada is looking for the next Gary Reed or Diane Cummins and events like the Track Classic expose those people to international competition. On June 10th we hope to see our veterans performing their best, but also see who will break through from the next level of athlete onto the scene."

Tickets for the event are available at Centennial Stadium: $7.50 for adults; $5.00 for seniors and children (under 12); $20.00 for a family of four. Full details are available at www.trackclassic.com

For more information contact:
Louise Hodgson-Jones
250-812-2518
louise@tc10k.ca

Dear Athletes/Coaches/Partners

The following communication from Martin Goulet, Chief High Performance Officer, has been posted to the Athletics Canada website under the following link: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=387

Please be advised that event information has been posted for the following events:

Technical Package:

Schedule:

Registration Package:

Ticket Information:

Selection Criteria for the 2009 Summer Universiade has been posted on Athletics Canada's website:

www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=328

IAAF World Championships Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria for the 2009 IAAF World Championships has been revised, reflecting the added events in Appendix B. Please visit Athletics Canada's website: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=297

Carding Criteria

The 2009/2010 Athletics Athlete Assistance Program (Carding) Criteria has been finalized, approved by Sport Canada and posted on Athletics Canada's website:
www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=303 

Athletes should also note the new process for "Notification of Injury, Illness or Pregnancy" referenced within the carding criteria and available on the web:
www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=372 

Athletics Canada 2009/2010 Para-Athletes Assistance Program (Carding) Criteria has been finalized, approved by Sport Canada and posted on Athletics Canada's website: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=303

Athletics Canada Awards - New Nomination Process 

OTTAWA - The nomination form for the 2009 Athletics Canada Awards is now available online. The form will now be posted year-round so athletic performances and achievements can be submitted as they happen.

The new procedure will encourage nominations throughout the year ensuring a fair representation of all seasons. The eligible period for the 2009 Athletics Canada Awards will be for performances achieved from November 1, 2008 to October 31, 2009.

Award finalists and winners are chosen by Athletics Canada’s Rules and Awards Committee comprised of seven members including two media representatives. To ensure an athlete is put forth in the running of these awards please submit their nomination to Emily Hooper; Coordinator, Public Relations and Corporate Services (see contact below).

For more information please visit: http://athletics.ca/page.asp?id=54

Selection Criteria for the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships and Pan Am Junior Championships Posted on AC Website

Selection Criteria for the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships and the 2009 Pan Am Junior Championships have been posted on Athletics Canada’s website.

Selection Criteria for the 2009 Americas Cup

Please be advised that event information has been posted for the following events:

Qualifying Standards:

Technical Package:

Schedule:

If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Clarke - Coordinator, Events & Membership Services at  nclarke@athletics.ca or 613.260.5580 ext.3309

From the Coaching Association of Canada

Featured Sport Nutrition Tip of the Month - Keeping Young Athletes Healthy

Young athletes have the challenge of not only fuelling for growth but for their activity as well. Improper fuelling can affect their energy levels, their growth and increase their risk of injuries.

This month's Sport Nutrition Tip of the Month "Keeping Young Athletes Healthy", lists some key areas, such as schedules and picky eaters, for parents to consider when reviewing their young athlete's diet.

To read this article and access our sport nutrition resource site for other nutrition tip sheets in the areas of vitamins and minerals, long distance travel, fluids, gaining weight, losing weight, and dietary supplements, please visit our site at: www.coach.ca/eng/nutrition/index.cfm

Awards & Grants

The Coaching Association of Canada is pleased to announce that the General Motors Making Dreams Possible Club Coaching Grant applications are now back online!

Dedicated to supporting athletes at all levels through coaching excellence, General Motors' Making Dreams Possible Program provides one hundred $2,000 club coaching grants and ten $10,000 high performance coach grants to community sport clubs and high performance coaches nationwide on an annual basis.

This fall, another 50+ $2,000 grants will be awarded to community sport clubs across the country for coach training and development. The application deadline is September 21, 2009.

Apply now and make dreams possible in your community!

PNE Miracle Mile Athlete Bursaries

Every month in 2009, a $500 PNE Miracle Mile Athlete Bursary will be awarded to a B.C. amateur athlete who demonstrates dedication to a sport and commitment to the community.

Eligibility:

In order to be eligible to apply for a bursary you must:

You are ineligible to apply for a bursary if you:

How to Apply:

If you meet the eligibility requirements you are encouraged to apply for a bursary; it does not cost anything to apply for a bursary. Each month’s winner will receive $500. If you choose to apply for the bursary you will need to submit:

Deadline for Applications:

Please note that one bursary will be awarded each month; it is up to you to decide what month’s bursary you apply to receive. You will need to submit all requested information by the 15th of the month before the month you choose. For example, the deadline for the January 2009 bursary was December 15th, 2008. It is in your best interest to apply in the earliest month you can since the applications of athletes who are NOT awarded a bursary will be kept on file and reconsidered for each bursary awarded during the remaining months of the 2009 calendar year.

For more information:

If you have any questions about this bursary please email communityrelations@pne.ca or call 604-251-7708 on a weekday between 9:00am-4:00pm.

Community Sport Hero Awards – Sport BC

The Community Sport Hero® Awards presented by EnCana recognizes local sport volunteers for their long-standing dedication and leadership.

A total of 12 communities across BC will host the awards in 2009. If you would like to recognize a deserving sport volunteer in any one of the following 12 communities, please fill out a nomination form.

Dawson Creek---Fort Nelson---Fort St. John---Hope---Maple Ridge---Pitt Meadows---Nanaimo---Port Alberni---Quesnel---Terrace---Vernon---White Rock---South Surrey---Williams Lake

Most recently, Sport BC is pleased to honour and recognize eight dedicated sport leaders from each Chilliwack and Nanaimo with the Community Sport Hero® Award.

For more information on the Community Sport Hero Awards, please access the following link: www.sport.bc.ca/programs/csh/history.aspx 

Coaching Mentor / Apprenticeship Program (for Female Apprentices) at the 2010 BC Winter and Summer Games

This program will target female coaches in the province of BC who are interested in further developing their coaching skills leading up to the 2010 BC Winter or BC Summer Games. The program will match a female apprentice coach with a mentor coach (NCCP Level 2, male or female) and the two of them will work towards the apprentice’s participation at the 2010 BC Games. This program is a partnership between the BC Games Society, the Coaches Association of BC, and ProMOTION Plus.

Application Deadlines:
There will be two intakes left:

Details and application forms can be downloaded at: www.promotionplus.org 

Reminders, Resources, Newsletters and FYI

Facebook

Follow this link to join the 2009 Canadian Track and Field Championships Facebook Group > www.facebook.com/groups/edit.php?members&gid=78950784964#/group.php?gid=78950784964 

Courses and Seminars

Road Running Performance Clinic - Summer 2009

WHEN

WHERE

FOR

INCLUDES

ADMINISTERED

Statistics

Top Canadian Performers 2009 Outdoor Season - Men as of May 10

100m      10.23 (2.0)  Seyi Smith'87 1132   points*B
100m      10.23 (2.5) Jarid Vaughan'85 BC W
200m      20.58 (1.1) Gavin Smellie'86 ON 1141 points*A
200m      20.47 (3.4) Jarid Vaughan'85 BC W
400m      46.52  Nathan Vadeboncoeur'84 MAN 1086 points
800m    1:49.37 Geoff Harris'87 NS 1045 points
1500m   3:38.44 Matt Lincoln'82 ON  1127 points*B
Mile    4:04.73 Graeme Wells'83  BC 1017 points
3000m   8:24.98 Mark Davidson'85 ON 914 points
5000m  13:30.27 Kurt Benninger'85 ON 1101 points
10k    27:50.76 Simon Bairu'83 SK 1146 points*B
110mH     13.67 (1.5) Karl Jennings'79 ON 1126 points
400mH     52.04 Nigel Joseph'86  AB1029 points
3kSC    8:29.63 Rob Watson'83 ON 1127 points*B
4x100m    38.85 Canada (Palmer-Henry-Connaughton-Barnett) 1166 points *A
Half M  1H03.10 Simon Bairu'83 SK  1123 points
Mara    2H16.14 Andrew Smith'79 ON  1109 points*A
Mara    2H12.27 Jon Brown'71 BC 1165 points (Dec'08)*A
5k W   20:09.96 Inaki Gomez'88 BC 1065 points
10kW      44:16 Evan Dunfee'90 BC 975 points
20kW    1H31:19 Inaki Gomez'88 BC 982 points
PV         5.35 Ryan Vu   BC 1066 points
HJ         2.17 Mike Mason'86 BC 1030 points
HJ         2.17 Mark Dillon'84 ON 1030 points
LJ         7.32 (1.5) Mark Scherel'84 ON 983 points
TJ        15.20 (nwi) Ikenna Obonna'88 ON 961 points
TJ        15.31 (2.6) Ikenna Obonna'88 ON W 
SP        20.37  Dylan Armstrong'81 BC 1142 points
Disc      62.88 Jason Tunks'75 ON 1104 points*B
Jav       75.08 Scott Russell '79 ON 1005 points
Ham       64.79 Brad Millar'87 ON 939 points
Deca       6714 Reid Gustafson'88  BC  915 points

Top Canadian Performers 2009 Outdoor Season - Women as of May 10

100m      11.62 (0.1) Adrienne Power'81 NS 1090 points
200m      23.42 (0.1) Adrienne Power'81 NS 1120  points
400m      53.58 Esther Akinsulie'84 ON 1082 points
800m    2:03.64 Rebecca Johnstone'83 BC 1089 points
1500m   4:12.82 Julia Howard'83 BC  1105 points
3000m   9:23.42 Anita Campbell   BC   844 points
5000m  15:42.81 Nicole Edwards'86 MAN1086 points
10k    33:23.22 Danette Doetzel'86  1068 points
100mH     12.52 (1.4) Pricilla Lopes-Schliep'82 ON 1214 points*A
400mH     60.63 Christine Lowe'90 BC 1003 points
3kSC   10:05.36 Lydia Willemse'86 ON 1082 points
4x400m  3:30.85 Canada (Akinsulie, Power, Martin, Muir) 1131 points*A
Half M 1H12.08.6 Tara Quinn Smith'79  ON 1105 points
Mara    2H30.43 Lloudmila Kortchaquina'71 ON 1125 points *A
3kW    13:30.09 Megan Huzzey'85 BC 1042 points
20kW    1H39.49 Rachelle Lavallee'86 Que 1028 points
PV         4.35 Kelsie Hendry '82 SK 1035 points *B
HJ         1.88 Nicole Forrester'76 ON 1063 points
LJ         6.53 (1.5) Alice Falaiye'78 ON1102 points
LJ         6.66 (2.5) Alice Falaiye'78 ON W
TJ        12.07 Michelle Cowell'84 ON 896 points
SP        14.92 Julie Labonte'90 QUE 861 points 
Disc      53.15 Marie-Josee LeJour-McDonagh'79 QUE 933 points
Jav       55.85 Liz Gleadle'88 BC 985 points
Ham       71.65 Sultanna Frizell'84 ON 1120 points *A
Hept       5986 Brianne Theisen'88 SK 1094 points *B
BC Athletes shown in bold print

Based on IAAF point scoring table
New this week
Olympic/WC standard *A, *B average 1133 points range (1168 to 1002)
Corrections: Contact dclement007@mac.com 

Job Opportunities

Athletics Canada is recruiting a Para-Athletics Head Coach
This position is to help lead the way to the podium in London 2012
For more information please visit www.athletics.ca/parahc/ 


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