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ISSUE #23-2009
Friday, June 26, 2009

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

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Highlights from this issue:

  • Thelma Wright - From Run Jump Throw to National Middle Distance Event Group Coach
  • World Trials LIVE coast to coast on CBC and CBCsports.ca
  • Entries set for the 2009 Canadian Track and Field Championships & World's Trials: starts TODAY!
  • Athletics Canada names IAAF World Championships staff
  • Team BC and BC Athlete Voice
  • Athletics Canada - National Team Selection Rules Book
  • 2010 BC Athletics AGM - Important Dates and Deadlines
  • Canada Summer Games potential athletes need to register online by JUNE 30, 2009

Contents:

From the BC Athletics Office

Thelma Wright - From Run Jump Throw to National Middle Distance Event Group Coach

Thelma Wright, Olympian, Educator and Program Coordinator has accepted a position with Athletics Canada as a Middle Distance Event Group Coach working with Brent Fougner and Wynn Gmitroski of the National Athletics Middle Distance Training Centre in Victoria. In her new position Thelma will have a shared responsibility of working with the next wave of Cdn Olympic athletes and their personal coaches. "Identifying and connecting with this group of middle distance athletes is critical to the Canadian program", stated Wright. "We need to be able to identify the athletes, provide assistance to their coaches and programs for the athletes that will help them achieve their goals and those of Athletics Canada", she concluded.

With this move, Thelma steps down as the BC Athletics Run Jump Throw Program Coordinator, a position she has had since February 2005. During her time leading RJT in British Columbia and being a leader in Canada for this grass roots fundamental movement and skills program, Thelma has fashioned a program second to none. A leader in the presentation of the program whether to children, youth leaders, teachers and coaches, she has been an enthusiastic champion of RJT, a program of basic physical literacy for children 6 to 12 yrs. "RJT applies to all sports whether it be soccer, basketball, hockey or track & field", is a phrase often repeated in her presentations to teachers and parents. Basic movement skills are the cornerstone of the Sport for Life Model for Athletics/Track & Field, which Thelma personifies through her own active lifestyle.

"We have been very fortunate to have had such great leadership for this program", said Larry Harper, Chair BCA Brd of Directors. "Her knowledge, innovation and understanding of child development have been keys to the success of Run Jump Throw in British Columbia. She has laid a great foundation upon which we can build and grow the program", Harper concluded.

Thelma's leadership in the BCA RJT program officially ends on June 30/09 as she hands the reins to Taunya Geelhoed who has been Thelma's program assistant since March.

Taunya comes to this position with a strong sport background having been a member, leader and team captain (2007/08) of the University of Louisiana NCAA Div 1 Women's Soccer Team from 2005-08. A graduate of the Mission and BC Soccer programs, Taunya brings the experience and skills of leadership and team worked learned through sport together with her work and studies in communications, business and marketing.

"We are certainly pleased that Taunya has accepted this new role with us", said Brian McCalder, BC Athletics Pres/CEO. "Her skill set together with the experience she brings from her years in soccer and time with RJT puts us in a good position to expand the program and provide the skills for children and their life time of sport and physical activity, concluded McCalder.

"I am very excited and thankful for the chance to represent the Run Jump Throw program in BC. This program is extremely beneficial to children interested in all sports and I hope to share its value with everyone. Thelma is a hard act to follow and I hope to continue to develop and build upon everything that she has accomplished for this program in BC," said Taunya.

The BC Athletics Board of Directors, Staff and Membership wishes to extend a sincere THANK YOU to Thelma and a great big WELCOME to Taunya as they embark on the next phase of their careers in Sport.

Contact Information:
Brian McCalder - 604-333-3552 / brian.mccalder@bcathltics.org 
www.bcathletics.org 

2010 BC Athletics AGM - IMPORTANT DATES AND DEALINES!!

This list will be updated throughout the year.

RESOLUTION DEADLINE

Resolutions to be presented at the 2010 AGM must be received in the BC Athletics office by October 16 2009. Resolutions received after that date can be brought forth on the floor at the AGM meetings as recommendations to the Board of Directors unless ruled by the membership at the AGM to be an urgent matter. Resolutions received by October 16, 2009 will be reviewed at the October 24 2009 BC Athletics Board of Directors meeting. All Resolutions to be presented at the 2010 AGM will be posted on the BC Athletics website on November 4, 2009.
BC Athletics Resolution Form - www.bcathletics.org/main/agm/resolution.htm 

COMMITTEE REPORTS DEADLINE

Committee reports must be submitted to the BC Athletics office no later than November 5, 2009. This will give delegates enough time to read the reports prior to the AGM meetings. Reports will be posted on the BC Athletics website as they are received up to December 2, 2009.

2009 BC ATHLETICS AWARD NOMINATION FORMS AND CRITERIA

BC Athletics Awards Nomination Criteria
www.bcathletics.org/main/awards.htm 

Athlete of the Year Track & Field Award nominations must be received in the BC Athletics office by October 15, 2009
Coordinated by the BC Athletics Track & Field Committee
Track & Field Awards Nomination Form - www.bcathletics.org/main/awardsnom/athletenom.htm 

Road Running Award nominations must be received in the BC Athletics office by October 19, 2009
Coordinated by the BC Athletics Road Running Committee
Road Running Award Nomination Form - www.bcathletics.org/main/awardsnom/athletenom.htm 

Cross Country Awards are based on a point value system and recipients will be decided following the Canadian Cross Country Championships to be held November 28, 2009.
Coordinated by the BC Athletics Cross Country Committee
Cross Country Award Nomination Form - www.bcathletics.org/main/awardsnom/athletenom.htm 
Cross Country Awards Criteria - www.bcathletics.org/main/awardsnom/xcawardscrit.pdf

Officials Awards nominations must be received in the BC Athletics office by September 15, 2009
Coordinated by the BC Athletics Branch Officials Committee
Officials Awards Nomination Form - www.bcathletics.org/main/awardsnom/officialsnom.pdf 

Athlete with a Disability
Coordinated by the BCA Track & Field Committee
Athlete with a Disability Awards Nomination Form - www.bcathletics.org/main/awardsnom/athletenom.htm

Coaching Excellence Awards nominations must be received in the BC Athletics office by October 15, 2009
Coordinated by the BC Athletics Track & Field Committee
Coaching Excellence Nomination Form - www.bcathletics.org/main/awardsnom/coachnom.htm 

Executive of the Year Award nominations must be received in the BC Athletics office by October 15, 2009
Coordinated by the BC Athletics Board of Directors
Executive of the Year Nomination Form - www.bcathletics.org/main/awardsnom/execnom.htm 

ATTENTION all age eligible (16-22 years of age in 2009) athletes considering a spot on the BC Team for this summer's Canada Summer Games in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island from August 22-29.

Team BC needs all potential athletes to pre-register on-line by June 30, 2009. Please register now even though the team will not be selected until July 12 following the BC Championship Meet.

Please go to the following website to register TODAY www.teambc.org 

And then click on REGISTRATION and then follow the steps to complete your registration. If you have any questions please contact Ron Bunting at the following: ronbunting@bcathletics.org 

BC Athlete Voice - Team BC

Three quick updates regarding Team BC Athletes from BC Athlete Voice...

Team BC and BC Athlete Voice are providing Team BC Athletes an opportunity to blog about their experiences in the lead up and during the Games. This is a great chance for athletes to share their stories and thoughts while being part of Team BC. BC Athlete Voice will be approaching Team BC Athletes asking them to contribute to the Blog and we wanted to ensure coaches were informed of this. If you would like to nominate an athlete(s) who you feel would like to contribute to the Blog, or concerns about athletes participating in this process, please contact Joe Hitchcock at jhitchcock@bcathletevoice.ca or 778-928-8844.

We are still accepting nominations for the Team BC ACE (Athlete Community Excellence) Leadership Award. This award recognizes the great work your athletes are doing off the field of play and in their community. If you have a great athlete that is a leader on your team and in the community then nominate them online at...

www.bcathletevoice.ca/Content/Athlete-Leadership/TeamBC-ACE-Nomination.asp 

Every coach or manager that nominates an ACE Athlete will receive a great BC Athlete Voice performance top! Each sport can nominate up to two athletes and we need your nominations in by July 10th.

Also starting in July you can check out a series of short video clips on the Team BC website from interviews conducted with Team BC practitioners, coaches, athletes (including Olympians) and supporters covering key performance factors and multi-sport Games information to help you and your athletes prepare for competing in the upcoming Games. We'll be in touch once the first clips are loaded in early July.

For more information, or any questions, please contact:
Joe Hitchcock - Executive Director, BC Athlete Voice - jhitchcock@bcathletevoic.ca 

BC Athletics Announces the 2009 Track & Field Team Staff

BC Athletics is pleased to announce the 2009 Track & Field Team Staff appointments in what is a busy summer season across the country. The Team staff includes a mix of experienced personnel and coaches and managers just beginning their BC Team experience. "We are very pleased with the response to the call for Team Staff," said Ron Bunting, Chair BCA T&F Committee. "We are fortunate to have a good number of good emerging coaches who are eager to expand their experience and responsibilities with respect to team coaching and managing. There are numerous opportunities both at the Provincial and National Levels of Track & Field for team coaching and managing, with the ultimate selection being named to the Athletics Canada Senior National Teams. Coaches play such a critical role in the development of an athlete and as their (coaches) reward these opportunities are a in a small fashion our way of saying thank you for all the work you do on behalf of the athletes you coach and the sport in British Columbia and Canada," concluded Bunting.

2009 BC Athletics Track & Field Team Staff Positions

Legion: Aug 5-11 in Sherbrooke (Travel Days same)

Juniors: July 17-19 in Charlottetown, PEI (Travel Days July 15th and 20th)

Seniors: June 25-28 in Toronto Ontario (Travel Days June 24th and 28th)

Canada Summer Games: August 22-29 in Charlottetown PEI (Travel Days To Be Announced by the Sport Branch, Government of BC)

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 

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

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.

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

2009 BC Athletics 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 

ROAD RUNNING

Results

Legion Twilight Shuffle 5K - Chemainus 

The 25th annual Twilight Shuffle 5k took place in Chemainus, under ideal race conditions.

Ryan McKenzie of Victoria won the race and set a new course record with his finishing time of 14:23. Second place went to Cam Levins of the Comox Valley, and third to Richard Mosley of Coquitlam.

In the women's race 42-year-old Lucy Smith of Victoria won, breaking the Canadian Masters record of 17:02, finishing in 16:49. Following Lucy Smith was Cheryl Murphy (17:22) of Victoria, and third went to Kristina Rody (17:53) of Burnaby. Lucy finished 12th overall.

Top men's master finisher went to Shawnigan Lake's Kevin Searle who finished in 16:49, the same time as Lucy Smith, followed by former Irish Olympian, Paul O'Callaghan (17:07) and one-time Commonwealth Games competitor Gordon Christie (17:17) both from Victoria.

The women's masters race also included (after Lucy Smith over-all and master's winner) Nancy Baxendale of Shawnigan Lake (19:11) and Juliette Christie in 19:37 for third place.

Ryan McKenzie, Cam Levins and Richard Mosley ran through the first kilometer together, at this point Mosley fell off the pace and let Levins, who runs varsity for the University of Southern Utah challenge McKenzie, who owns a 5k track personal best of 13:39.

At the 2 km mark Levins dropped off the pace and Ryan ran with a solo lead for the remainder of the race, building his lead to 30 seconds by the time the dust settled from the nearby Sawmill that the 555 race participants had to run through twice before and after making the turnaround at just past the 3k mark.

The challenge for second place was a more heated battle between Levins and Mosley and it wasn't until the final few metres where Levins managed to secure his second place finish with a kick, likely honed on the Southern Utah track. Asked about his summer training plans while at home in Black Creek, Cam said, "I will be running higher mileage to prepare myself for the fall cross country season, I will be running up around 105 miles per week (165 km)".

Lucy Smith, 19 time Canadian Champion and twice the World Duathlon Championships silver medalist led for the entire race. "I find it easy to get-up for any kind of championship event, plus I like the course" said a smiling Smith shortly after crossing the line.

Performances of the day may go to either Smith who ran an age-graded performance of 91.31%, 68 year-old Herb Phillips who finished as second male to McKenzie (in age-grading) with his 19:12 or 79 year old running legend Maurice Tarrant of Victoria, who ran a time of 24:36. "I am going to start track training soon and with this race, I can start training for the 80 plus age-group" Maurice intimated.

BC 5K Championships

The provincial 5K road running championship was incorporated into the Legion Twilight Shuffle, hosted by Island Runner and the Prairie Inn Harriers Racing Team, and was open to any 2009 competitive member of BCA. The Championship winners were Ryan McKenzie (Senior Men), Cheryl Murphy (Senior Women), Kevin Searle (Masters Men), and Lucy Smith (Masters Women).

Championship Results

Senior Men
1. Ryan McKenzie 14:23
2. Cam Levins 14:53
3. Richard Mosley 14:56
4. David Jackson 15:19
5. Sean Chester 15:51
6. Craig Odermatt 15:54
7. Tom Michie 16:00

Senior Women
1. Cheryl Murphy 17:22
2. Kristina Rody 17:53

Masters Men
1. Kevin Searle 16:49 1/4 45-49
2. Paul O'Callaghan 17:07 2/4 45-49
3. Gordon Christie 17:17 3/4 45-49
4. Michael Lord 17:23 1/1 35-39
5. Gary Duncan 18:23 1/1 50-54
6. Darren Skuja 18:47 4/4 45-49
7. David Hoskins 19:02 1/1 60-64
8. Herb Phillips 19:12 1/1 65-69
9. Garfield Saunders 22:23 1/2 70+
10. Maurice Tarrant 24:36 2/2 70+

Masters Women
1. Lucy Smith 16:49 1/2 40-44
2. Nancy Baxendale 19:11 1/3 45-49
3. Juliette Christie 19:37 2/3 45-49
4. Joanne Rosen 20:12 3/3 45-49
5. Angela Plamondon 20:28 2/2 40-44

Scottish 10K Championship - Balloch, SCO

While vacationing in Scotland, Marilyn Arsenault jumped into the Scottish 10K Championships beside Loch Lomond, and was rewarded with the win in 35:39. After a steady start, Marilyn slowly reeled in the early leader before taking over first place at 7K.

Chip's Not Dead Yet Memorial Mile - Vancouver

Kenyan Haron Lagat returned to successfully defend his uphill mile crown, and with it earned another $20,000 prize. Although his winning time was nearly 6 seconds slower than last year, his 4:49.2 was no less impressive given the 4% average grade over the mile (and considerably steeper in some sections). Another Kenyan, Kip Kangogo who is attending college in Lethbridge finished second in 4:55.1, followed by top Canadian Graeme Wells in 5:09.7.

The high school mile was won by Christian Gravel in 5:42.8. Winners of the mass participation mile were Jacob Haas in 5:34.5, and Kristyn Webster in 7:02.3.

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 three of the ten series events are:

  1. July 18: Summerfast 10k, Vancouver
  2. August 2: Squamish Days 10k, Squamish
  3. 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 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 & Field

Ibach Track Meeting, Ibach, Switzerland/Suisse, June 18 juin 2009

Women T53 100m / 100 m féminin T53
1. Ilana Duff, 17.69

Women T54 100m / 100 m féminin T54
8. Melanie Hawtin, 18.67

Women T53 200m / 200 m féminin T54
1. Ilana Duff, 33.69

Women T54 200m / 200 m féminin T54
5. Melanie Hawtin, 33.90

Women T54 400m / 400 m féminin T54
1. Diane Roy, 57.18
5. Jessica Matassa, 1:00.28
7. Kiera-Lyn Frie, 1:03.54
10. Melanie Hawtin, 1:06.95

Women T53 800m / 800 m féminin T53
1. Ilana Duff, 2:09.49

Women T54 800m / 800 m féminin T54
5. Jessica Matassa, 2:00.08
8. Kiera-Lyn Frie, 2:09.99

Women T54 1500m / 1500 m féminin T54
3. Diane Roy, 3:31.24
8. Kiera-Lyn Frie, 4:14.24

Men T52 100m / 100 m féminin T52
2. Andre Beaudoin, 18.24

Men T53 100m / 100 m masculin T53
5. Eric Gauthier, 16.18

Men T54 100m / 100 m masculin T54
5. Colin Mathieson, 14.67
8. Daniel Normandin, 15.08
9. Alexandre Dupont, 15.10

Men T53 200m / 200 m masculin T53
3. Eric Gauthier, 29.94

Men T54 200m / 200 m masculin T54
2. Colin Mathieson, 26.37
5. Alexandre Dupont, 27.45
7. Daniel Normandin , 28.46

Men T53 400m / 400 m masculin T53
1. Eric Gauthier, 53.27

Men T54 400m / 400 m masculin T54
3. Colin Mathieson, 48.90
4. Alexandre Dupont, 50.23
5. Jean-Paul Compaore, 50.59
8. Curtis Thom, 52.02
11. Daniel Normandin, 54.70

Men T54 800m / 800 m masculin T54
4. Joshua Cassidy, 1:40.72
5. Jean-Paul Compaore, 1:46.85
8. Kyle Shaw, 1:48.55

Men T54 1500m / 1500 m masculin T54
3. Jean-Paul Compaore, 3:05.30
5. Josh Cassidy, 3:06.51
11. Kyle Shaw, 3:12.34
14. Michel Filteau, 3:13.24

Men T54 5000m / 5000 m masculin T54
3. Joshua Cassidy, 10:33.46
6. Michel Filteau, 10:51.90
10. Kyle Shaw, 12:01.78

Swiss Open/Nationals, Huttwil, Switzerland/Suisse, June 20-21 juin 2009

Women T53 100m / 100 m féminin T53
4. Ilana Duff, 19.83

Women T54 100m / 100 m féminin T54
5. Keira-Lyn Frie, 18.73
9. Melanie Hawtin, 20.37

Women T53 200m / 200 m féminin T53
5. Ilana Duff, 35.14

Women T54 200m / 200 m féminin T54
7. Keira-Lyn Frie, 34.52
9. Jessica Matassa, 35.13
12. Melanie Hawtin, 37.09

Women T53 400m / 400 m féminin T53
8. Ilana Duff, 1:09.61

Women T54 400m / 400 m féminin T54
2. Diane Roy, 1:01.26
10. Keira-Lyn Frie, 1:07.71
11. Jessica Matassa, 1:08.28
15. Melanie Hawtin, 1:15.14

Women T54 800m / 800 m féminin T54
2. Diane Roy, 2:12.25
5. Jessica Matassa, 2:23.20
6. Keira-Lyn Frie, 2:24.30

Women T54 1500m / 1500 m féminin T54
2. Diane Roy, 3:57.01

Men T52 100m / 100 m masculin T52
2. André Beaudoin, 20.07

Men T54 100m / 100 m masculin T54
9. Colin Mathieson, 15.75
14. Alexandre Dupont, 16.16
17. Curtis Thom, 16.43
18. Daniel Normandin, 16.56
21. Jean-Paul Compaore, 16.89

Men T53 100m / 100 m masculin T53
15. Eric Gauthier, 17.22

Men T52 200m / 200 m masculin T52
3. André Beaudoin, 35.90

Men T53 200m / 200 m masculin T53
7. Eric Gauthier, 30.01

Men T54 200m / 200 m masculin T54
8. Colin Mathieson, 28.14
9. Alexandre Dupont, 28.27
16. Daniel Normandin, 29.92

Men T52 400m / 400 m masculin T52
3. André Beaudoin, 1:12.42

Men T53 100m / 100 m masculin T53
7. Eric Gauthier, 56.22

Men T54 400m / 400 m masculin T54
6. Colin Mathieson, 52.70
8. Alexandre Dupont, 53.17
9. Josh Cassidy, 53.82
12. Curtis Thom, 55.07
13. Kyle Shaw, 55.39
22. Daniel Normandin, 1:00.62

Men T54 800m / 8000 m masculin T54
6. Jean-Paul Compaore, 1:48.16
7. Josh Cassidy, 1:48.54
8. Alexandre Dupont, 1:54.00
11. Kyle Shaw, 1:54.98
14. Curtis Thom, 2:02.21
17. Mark Ledo, 2:06.54

Men T54 1500m / 1500 m masculine T54
8. Michel Filteau, 3:27.89
9. Alexandre Dupont, 3:39.52
10. Kyle Shaw, 3:41.28

Men T54 5000m / 5000 m masculin T54
3. Jean-Paul Compaore, 11:40.51
5. Joshua Cassidy, 11:41.15
10. Kyle Shaw, 12:40.67

Langley Pacific Invitational, Langley, BC, June 19-21 juin 2009

Women 400m féminin
1. Katie Reid, 56.42 (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

Women 400m hurdles / 400 m haies féminin
1. Michelle Young, 62.14 (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

Men Javelin / Lancer du javelot masculin
1. Cody Parker, 61.78 (World Youth Standard)

Boys 2000m Steeplechase / 2000 m steeple garçons
1. Gareth Hadfield, 6:01.62 (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)
2. Justin Kent, 6:01.78 (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

Lafarge International Track Classic, Abbotsford, BC, June 16 juin 2009

Men High Jump / Saut en hauteur masculin
1. Michael Mason, 2.17m (JDLF Standard / Norme JDLF)
3. Django Lovett, 2.07m (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

Men 400m hurdles / 400 m haies masculin
Dyson Barnes, 54.71 (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

All Comers Meet #3, Edmonton, AB, June 17 juin 2009

Women Open 400m hurdles / 400 m haies féminin ouvert
1. Laura Affeld, 1:00.18 (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

Men Open 400m hurdles / 400 m haies masculin ouvert
1. Branden Hansen, 54.83 (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

RCL District B Track and Field Meet, Brantford, ON, June 20 juin 2009

Boys Javelin / Lancer du javelot garçons
1. Ray Dysktra, 67.12m (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

RCL District E Track and Field Meet, Midland, ON, June 20 juin 2009

Girls 800m féminin
1. Caileigh Glenn, 2:11.39 (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

York University Summer Twilight Series #2, Toronto, ON, June 15 juin 2009

Women Pole Vault / Saut à la perche féminin
1. Emma Crombeen, 3.80m ( Pan am Junior & JDLF Standard / Norme Pan Am junior et JDLF)
3. Karleigh Parker, 3.65m (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

Women Shot Put / Lancer du poids féminin
1. Cynthia Appiah, 13.77 (Pan Am Junior & JDLF Standard / Norme Pan Am junior et JDLF)

Boys Hammer Throw / Lancer du marteau garçons
1. Suyi Georgewill, 58.31 (Pan Am Junior Standard / Norme Pan Am junior)

Boys 3000m / 3000 m garçons
2. Evan Esselink, 8:32.83 (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)
3. Stephen Hosier, 8 :32.98 (World Youth Standard / Norme du Mondial jeunesse)

Men Open Pole Vault / Saut à la perche masculin ouvert
1. Kristian Wilson, 5.15m (JDLF Standard / Norme JDLF)

American Milers Club Series, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 17 juin 2009

Men 800m masculin
2. Kyle Smith, 1:48.78 (JDLF Standard / Norme JDLF)
6. Ricky West, 1:51.65 (Pan Am Junior Standard / Norme Pan Am junior)

VicTrack Pole Vault, Victoria, BC, June 19 juin 2009

Chip's Not Dead Yet Memorial Mile, Vancouver, BC, June 20 juin 2009

SSD #2, Midland, ON, June 21 juin 2009

RCL District G Track and Field Meet, Ottawa, ON, June 21 juin 2009

OTTL Brooks Twilights Series #1, Ottawa, ON, June 17 juin 2009

Ontario Masters Championships, Toronto, ON, June 21 juin 2009

Olympic Fitness Discus Series #4, London, On, June 20 juin 2009

Championnat provincial scolaire, Arvida, QC, June 20-21 juin 2009

Cross Country and Trail Running

Results

Canadian Mountain Running Championships - Canmore, AB

The Canmore Challenge incorporated the Canadian Mountain Running Championships. The Senior Men's race was held over 12K. Kris Swanson of Victoria finished in third place (52:30), behind steeplechaser Joel Bourgeois from New Brunswick (51:54), and Taylor Murphy from Ontario (52:20). Other BC runners in the top 10 were Jason Loutitt (4th in 52:33) and Adam Campbell (9th in 56:15).

The Women's race was held over 8K. Jessalyn O'Donnell of Victoria also finished in third place (44:33), behind Amy Golumbia (42:59) and Brooke Gosling (43:45) both from Alberta. BC's Emily Solsberg also placed in the top 10 (6th in 45:45).

The Junior Championships were also held over 8K, and Kelowna runners won both championships. Gord Minaker won the junior men's championship in 40:12, and Julia Ransom won the junior women's championship in 48:30.

The Championships will be used to select teams to represent Canada at the 1st IAAF World Mountain Running Championship to be held in Italy in September.

From Athletics Canada

Entries set for the 2009 Canadian Track and Field Championships & World's Trials

OTTAWA - With the Canadian Track and Field Championships less than a week away entries have now closed revealing a deep field for the four-day event beginning June 25 at Varsity Centre in Toronto.

Exciting championship finals fill the competition schedule; highlights below with key potential finalists.

Decathlon

Thursday and Friday beginning at 1:45pm
Windsor Native Jamie Adjetey-Nelson and Toronto's Massimo Bertocchi went head to head in the Decathlon Championships last year and are expected to do the same this year. There are 10 events divided up between two days starting with the 100m, Long Jump, Shot Put, High Jump and 400m Thursday and the 110m hurdles, Discus, Pole Vault, Javelin and 1500m Friday.

Men Shot Put

Saturday at 2:00pm
2008 fourth place finisher Dylan Armstrong of Kamloops, BC will look to better his Canadian record set last season in Beijing.

Women 400m Wheelchair

Thursday at 2:20pm
Jessica Matassa of Windsor, ON and Diane Roy of Hatley, QC were both finalists in this event at the 2008 Paralympic Games with Diane coming away with the bronze.

Women Ambulatory Long Jump

Thursday at 4:00pm
Stefanie Reid of Thornhill, ON has already improved her Canadian mark on two occasions this year.

Women 100m Wheelchair

Thursday at 6:05pm
Michelle Stilwell of Nanoose Bay, BC is entered in the 100m and 200m T52 events; Stilwell is the World record holder in both.

Men 1500m Wheelchair

Friday at 7:00pm
Paralympian Josh Cassidy will race in front of a hometown crowd looking for a Canadian title.

Women Long Jump

Saturday at 4:30pm
Two Olympians; Ruky Abdulai of Coquitlam, BC and Tabia Charles of Pickering, ON will vie for the top of the podium. Both athletes had their turn improving the Canadian record last season.

100m Hurdles

Saturday at 4:50pm
Arguably the highlight of the championships after going head to head in two major races already this year, Olympic bronze medalist Priscilla Lopes-Schliep of Whitby, ON and World Championships gold and silver medalist Perdita Felicien of Pickering, ON will take centre stage together once again with a Canadian title on the line.

Men 400m

Saturday at 5:20pm
2008 World Indoor Champion Tyler Christopher of Edmonton, AB will defend his 400m title held since 2006.

Men 100m

Saturday at 5:40pm
All four legs of the 4x100m Olympic team that placed 6th in Beijing will battle it out for the title of Canada's fastest man. Pierre Browne of North York, ON, Jared Connaughton of New Haven, PEI, Anson Henry of Pickering, ON and Hank Palmer of Lasalle, QC.

Men 800m

Saturday at 5:50pm
Two-time Olympian and World Championships Silver Medalist Gary Reed will light up the track as he races towards his sixth national title.

Men 1500m

Saturday at 6:45pm
Nathan Brannen of Cambridge, ON and Taylor Milne of Guelph, ON finished one-two last week at the Festival of Excellence with just two-tenths of a second between them.

Women High Jump

Sunday at 11:30am
Nicole Forrester of New Market, ON will defend her National title and look to earn a spot on the 2009 World Championships team.

Men Hammer Throw

Sunday at 3:00pm
Lethbridge Alberta's Jim Steacy is on the prowl to improve his Canadian mark while holding his long standing string of Canadian titles since 2004.

World Trials LIVE coast to coast on CBC and CBCsports.ca

OTTAWA - The 2009 Canadian Track and Field Championships & Worlds Trials will air live on CBC and stream live on CBCsports.ca Saturday June 27 beginning at 4:30pm ET. Just under 1,000 athletes will converge on Varsity Centre at the University of Toronto June 25-28 with Canadian titles and spots on the 2009 World Championships team on the line.

Highlights of the live segment include the men's and women's 100 metres final, the women's 100 metre hurdles final, the men's 400 metres final and the men's 800 metres final.

Visit the following link to locate when the Championships air in your region: www.cbc.ca/programguide/program/2009_canadian_track_and_field_championships_and_world_trials_on_cbc/

Toronto 2009

For information regarding the Canadian Championships and Worlds Selection Trials visit www.athletics.ca/toronto2009

Athletics Canada names World Championships staff

OTTAWA - Athletics Canada named today the coaching and support staff which will travel to Berlin, Germany for the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics August 15-23.

The Canadian Championships taking place in Toronto June 25 to 28 will serve as the Selection Trials for the World Championship team. Athletes must finish top three in their respective event at the Trials as one component of the selection criteria to be eligible for selection to the Worlds team. The full selection criteria can be viewed here: http://athletics.ca/page.asp?id=297

The Canadian delegation at the 12th IAAF World Championships will be led by Gordon Orlikow, Chairman of the Board, of Winnipeg, MB and Athletics Canada Chief Executive Officer Joanne Mortimore of Ottawa, ON.

12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics Staff

Name               Position                                Hometown
Coaching Staff
Alex Gardiner      Head Coach                              Winnipeg, MB
Martin Goulet      Chief High Performance Officer          Brossard, QC
Hugh Cameron       Event Coach - Marathon                  New market, ON
Brent Fougner      Event Coach - Middle Distance           Victoria, BC
Glenroy Gilbert    Event Coach - Relays & Sprints          Ottawa, ON
Les Gramantik      Event Coach - Combined Events & Hurdles Calgary, AB
Molly Killingbeck  Event Coach - Sprints, Relays & Hurdles Toronto, ON
Larry Steinke      Event Coach - Throws                    Lethbridge, AB
Integrated Support Team
Dr. Alan Vernec    Team Doctor                             Montreal, QC
Alvin Bodnarchuk   Massage Therapist                       Saskatoon, SK
Garfield Crooks    Massage Therapist                       Vancouver, BC
Melissa Dowling    Team Services Manager                   Ottawa, ON
Mathieu Gentès     Media Attaché                           Ottawa, ON
Wilbour Kelsick    Chiropractor                            Port Moody, BC
Scott MacDonald    Technical Manager                       Ottawa, ON
Ron O'Hare         Physiotherapist                         Aurora, ON
Carmen Stillo      Chiropractor                            Toronto, ON

Athletics Canada names 2009 Summer Universiade Team

OTTAWA - Athletics Canada announced today the team that will compete at the 25th Summer Universiade (FISU) taking place July 6-12 in Belgrade, Serbia. The games are scheduled at 'Red Star' Stadium which seats 55,000 spectators.

The team features five athletes who were on the 2008 Olympic Games team last summer. Ruky Abdulai of Coquitlam, BC, Richard Adu-Bobie of Ottawa, ON, Mike Mason of Nanoose Bay, BC, Carline Muir of Edmonton, AB and James Steacy of Lethbridge, AB were all 2008 Olympians and will be looked at to provide strong leadership on the FISU team.

"The World Universiade Games are an integral part of Athletics Canada's quadrennial plan leading to the London Olympics", comments FISU Head Coach Les Gramantik. "We have selected 29 athletes who will be facing a very competitive international field. This is a great opportunity for the selected athletes, all of whom have Olympic aspirations, to gain big game experience and learn to perform on demand."

2009 Summer Universiade (FISU) Team

Name                       Event            Hometown          Personal Coach
Ruky Abdulai*              Long Jump        Coquitlam, BC     Jerrold Jones
Jamie Adjetey-Nelson       Decathlon        Windsor, ON       Brett Lumley
Richard Adu-Bobie*         100m, 4x100m     Ottawa, ON        Glenroy Gilbert
Esther Akinsulie           400m, 4x400m     Ottawa, ON        Hugh Conlin
Alex Becker                10,000m          Guelph, ON        Steve Gulley / Albert Tschirhart
Lindsey Bergevin           High Jump        Leduc, AB         Rob Pike
Kyle Boorsma               1500m            Guelph, ON        Dave Scott-Thomas 
Mark Dillon                High Jump        Bowmanville, ON   David Hay
Gabriella Duclos-Lasnier   Pole Vault       Quebec, QC        Sheldon Blockbuger
Sam Effah                  200m, 4x100m     Calgary, AB       Brenda Van Tighem
Alex Genest                3000m SC         Sherbrooke, QC    Dave Scott-Thomas 
Elizabeth Gleadle          Javelin Throw    Vancouver, BC     Laurier Primeau
Inaki Gomez                20km Racewalk    Vancouver, BC     Gerry Dragomir
Heather Hamilton           Pole Vault       Mississauga, ON   Arye Rosenoer
Daniel Harper              400m             Brampton, ON      Frank Bucca
Julia Howard               1500m            St. Johns, NL     Brit Townsend
Kimberly Hyacinthe         200m, 4x400m     Lachenaie, QC     Daniel St-Hilaire
Rebecca Johnstone          800m             Bowen Island, BC  Brit Townsend
Tim Konoval                1500m            Parry Sound, ON   Dave Scott-Thomas
Rachel Lavallée            20km Racewalk    Peterborough, ON  Tim Seaman
Mike Mason*                High Jump        Nanoose Bay, BC   Larry Blaschuk
Meredith McGregor          3000m SC         Surrey, BC        Brit Townsend
Carline Muir*              400m, 4x400m     Edmonton, AB      Derek Evely
Amonn Nelson               4x400m           Calgary, AB       Brenda Van Tighem
Gavin Smellie              200m, 4x100m     Etobicoke, ON     Erik Jenkins
Oluseyi Smith              100m, 4x100m     Ottawa, ON        Glenroy Gilbert
James Steacy*              Hammer Throw     Lethbridge, AB    Larry Steinke
Nathan Vadeboncoeur        400m             Winnipeg, MB      Independent 
Jason Wurster              Pole Vault       Stevensville, ON  Arye Rosenoer 

Team Staff

Name                 Position         Hometown
Les Gramantik        Head Coach       Calgary, AB
Ingrid Ruys          Team Manager     Sherwood, AB
Richard Crevier      Event Coach      Sherbrooke, QC
Brett Lumley         Event Coach      Windsor, ON 
Carla Nicholls       Event Coach      Regina, SK 
David Scott-Thomas   Event Coach      Guelph, ON
Jim Wardle           Event Coach      Guelph, ON
Ghislaine Robert     Team Physician   Montreal, ON
Scott Simpson        Physiotherapist  Victoria, BC

For more information visit: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=328 

2009 IAAF World Championships in Athletics

Information on training camps, selection criteria, and declarations for the World Championship can be found at:
www.athletics.ca/main.asp?page_url=/page.asp?id=297 

Declaration Deadline JULY 6, 2009 - the declaration form can be found on the AC website under the following link: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=297 and will also be available at the National Team Office during Nationals

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 the 2009 Pan Am Junior Championships have been posted on Athletics Canada’s website.

Due to the discrepancy between events contested at the National Junior Championships and the Panamerican Junior Championships, Athletics Canada has made some amendments to the Panamerican Junior selection criteria. The changes have been highlighted on the event page.

National Team Selection Rules Book

With several impending national team selections, we would like to reiterate the fact that selections are governed by the Selection Criteria in conjunction with the National Team Selection Rules Book. Please ensure that any performances submitted for selection purposes adhere to the rules within this Rules Book.

In particular, we would like to draw your attention to the following paragraph:

Section 2.0 Performance Regulations

13. For the purposes of team selection that requires repeat performances, only one such performance can have been achieved at a competition featuring only single events or event groupings. Where team selection requires only one performance, such performance cannot have been achieved at a competition featuring only single events or event groupings.

The complete National Team Selection Rules Book is available for download here: http://athletics.ca/files///NATIONALTEAMSELECTIONRULESBOOKEN.PDF 

From the Coaching Association of Canada

Featured Sport Nutrition Tip of the Month - "What's the Buzz with Energy Drinks?"

Energy drinks promise to "pep you up". Sadly, the wake-up buzz from energy drinks is short lived and may be followed by a prolonged period of crash and burn.

This month's Sport Nutrition Tip of the Month "What's the Buzz with Energy Drinks?" differentiates between energy drinks and sport drinks, lists the ingredients in energy drinks and whether they actually improve performance.

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! 
www.coach.ca/makingdreamspossible/index.htm
 

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 is one intake 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 

Athletics Canada on Twitter

You can now keep tabs on all the latest news from AC on Twitter, go to http://twitter.com/athleticscanada 

Courses and Seminars

Road Running Performance Clinic - Summer 2009

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Statistics

Top Canadian Performers 2009 Outdoor Season - Men as of May 31

100m 10.23 (2.0) Seyi Smith'87 1132 points*B
200m 20.45 (0.4) Gavin Smellie'86 ON 1160 points*A
400m 46.52 Nathan Vadeboncoeur'84 MAN 1086 points
800m 1:46.22 Gary Reed'81 BC 1136 points *B
1500m 3:37.03 Nate Brannen'82 ON1147 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 50.32 Adam Kunkel'81 AB 1109 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 5.50 Jason Wurster'84 ON 1110 points
HJ 2.25 Mike Mason 1108 points
LJ 8.05 Brian Chibudu '88 CAN 1136 points
TJ 15.20 (nwi) Ikenna Obonna'88 ON 961 points
TJ 15.31 (2.6) Ikenna Obonna'88 ON W 
SP 20.68 Dylan Armstrong'81 1161 points*A
Disc 62.88 Jason Tunks'75 ON 1104 points*B
Jav 75.08 Scott Russell '79 ON 1005 points
Ham 74.09 James Steacy'84 AB 1085 points
Deca 6982 Mark Chenery BC 6982 points

Top Canadian Performers 2009 Outdoor Season - Women as of May 31

100m 11.62 (0.1) Adrienne Power'81 NS 1090 points
200m 23.42 (0.1) Adrienne Power'81 NS 1120 points
400m 52.20 Carline Muir'87 AB 1127 points
800m 2:03.64 Rebecca Johnstone'83 BC 1089 points
1500m 4:06.94 Malindi Elmore AB 1150 points*A
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 60.49 Christine Lowe'90 BC 1007 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 4.40 Kelsie Hendry '82 SK 1052 points *B
HJ 1.88 Nicole Forrester'76 ON 1063 points
LJ 6.74 (1.1) Ruky Abdulai "82 BC 1147 points *A
TJ 13.17 (-0.3) Tabia Charles'85 ON 1010 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 5643 Brianne Theisen'88 SK 1028 points
Hept 5986 w Brianne Theisen'88 SK 1094 points 

Based on IAAF point scoring table
Olympic/WC standard *A, *B average 1133 points range (1168 to 1002)
This information is not affiliated or endorsed by Athletics Canada

Corrections: Contact dclement007@mac.com 

BC Athletes shown in bold print

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/ 


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