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Welcome to BC Athletics! 

BC Athletics is the Provincial non-profit amateur sport organization for Track & Field, Road Running, Marathons/Ultras, Cross Country/Trail Running and Race Walking. A Branch member of Athletics Canada, BC Athletics is made up of individual members, member clubs and affiliated organizations. The purpose of the Association is to promote, encourage and develop the widest participation and the highest proficiency in the sport of Athletics.
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BC Amateur Athletics Association
Fortius Athlete Development Centre
Suite 2001 B Oslo Landing 
3713 Kensington Ave 
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7
Tel 604.333.3550 - Fax 604.333.3551


Club and Members Support 

BC Athletics & Kahunaverse Sports Group Partnership

Kahunaverse Sports Group is the Official Provider of the "adidas brand" in Uniforms and Sport Apparel for the properties, programs and services of BC Athletics. The agreement, running through to the end of December of 2024, extends access and pricing to all BC Athletics Member Clubs, plus a special discount code for all BC Athletics individual members.

BC Athletics invites the BC Athletics Member Clubs and Individual Members to connect with Rob Boyce for their Uniform, Sport Apparel and Equipment needs.

Rob Boyce


Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities 

Event: Performance Summit

Overview: Join us at Fortius Sport & Health on January 25th, 2020 and prepare for a fantastic season of sport. This event features a day of insightful presentations and engaging workshops designed for Athletes, Coaches & Parents in the Cycling and Athletics community.

Date: January 25, 2020

Location: Fortius Sport & Health, Burnaby, BC. Map

Registration Fee (Includes Lunch):

  • BC Athletics High Performance Athletes - $25 (Promo Code Required)
  • BC Athletics High Performance Parents - $25 (morning sessions only)* 
  • BC Athletics Coach & Members - $60 (Apply for a Coaching Travel Grant)
  • Non-Members - $120
  • *Parents of BC Athletics High Performance athletes wishing to have lunch and attend afternoon sessions are asked to pay the full $60 ticket price.

Registration Perks:

More Info & Registration (Registration Closes Jan 15th, 2020)

Event Poster



Fortius Sport & Health, an integrated athlete development centre in Burnaby, B.C, is home to a purpose-built, state-of-the-art human performance lab featuring applied biomechanics and exercise physiology testing. These tests can assist and support in injury prevention and management, in addition to optimizing performance by measuring and bettering understand variables which cannot be seen or assessed, clinically. BCA members receive the following discounts at the Fortius Lab:

 GOLD - 60 min comprehensive analysis + 30 min follow up 25% off
 GOLD – 60 min comprehensive analysis + 30min follow up  25% off
 VO2Max Analysis + 30 min follow up 20% off
 VO2Max with Lactate Threshold Analysis + 30 min follow up 20% off
 BASIC ASSESSMENT + 30 min follow up 20% off
 ADVANCED ASSESSMENT + 30 min follow up 20% off
Kinetic Impulse Analysis 28% off
Dynamic Strength Index 30% off
Force-Velocity Jump 26% off
Initial Appointment (75 mins) 10% off


To learn more about these tests and the Fortius Lab, visit



Title: Canadian Sports Institute Sport Performance Speaker Series

Overview:  Canadian Sport Institute Pacific’s (CSI Pacific) is happy to announce that they have made their Sport Performance Speaker Series free to the general public. Previously limited to only targeted, high performance athletes and coaches, CSI Pacific has opened the education program up to anyone with an interest in cutting edge sport science, practical solutions to performance barriers, and thoughtful conversations with Canada’s best athletes.

Having recently completed a re-design of their Speaker Series On-Demand webpage (, CSI Pacific chose to allow access to anyone interested in high performance sport in Canada to find out more via a collection of webinars and recorded events. Topics and seminars are across eight key disciplines:

  • Coaching
  • Life Services
  • Medical Sciences
  • Mental Performance
  • Nutrition
  • Performance Analysis
  • Physiology
  • Strength & Conditioning

Webinars and recordings range from a deep-dive into a featured topic (e.g. Nutrition) to view unique presentation material, all of which provide insight about elite sport in Canada. 

Upcoming Events: For more information on the Speaker Series visit: Website 



More Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities Can Be Found Here.

Officials - Upcoming Clinics and Workshops 

Levels 1 and 2 for Officials

  • Level 1 This workshop is required for advancement to Level 1 in the National Officials Certification program. Instructors will present organizational information, which prepares novice officials for successful participation and future upgrading. Basic rules and best practices for individual track and field events are presented on site. Handouts will be provided, but participants should come prepared to take notes. Dress for comfort and light OUTDOOR activity. Participants meet at the finish line. Participants are encouraged to volunteer for the BC High Schools Multi-events Championships to be held the same day in the stadium.
  • Level 2 The Level 2 course is a 5 - 6 hour workshop and is required for advancement to Level 2 in the Athletics Canada National Officials Certification program.  Rules and best practices for all branches of Athletics are covered in a lecture/discussion format.  It is conducted entirely in the classfoom, and there will be some paperwork.  The Registration fee covers costs of handouts, and a current IAAF Rulebook. Registration fees for BCA members is $25+GST / others $30+GST. 

National Clinics for Officials

These free clinics are required for upgrading to Level 4. 

Who should participate:

  • any official intending to upgrade to Level 4 in the discipline within 5 years
  • any official Level 4 or above in the discipline who has not participated in a Clinic in the last 5 years

Other officials who are Level 3+ in any discipline may also participate.

Upcoming Clinics and Workshops

Officials Workshops, Lower Mainland 2019

The "Registration & Info" link will take you directly to the registration form



Click on the links below to register



April 1, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Level 1


Keith Newell & Brian Thomson

April 7 8:30am - 10:00am

Level 1

South Surrey

Carol Cull, Sue Kydd, John Cull

April 8th & 11th  6:00pm - 9:00pm

Level 2


Greg Nicol

Alwilda van Ryswyk

April 13  8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1


Carol and John Cull

April 26, 2019 - Evening

Level 1

Port Alberni

Vince Sequeira

May 10, 2019 - Evening

Level 1


Vince Sequeira & Brian Thomson

May 10, 2019 - Evening

Level 2


Vince Sequeira & Ina Wallace

May 11   8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1

Maple Ridge

Carol and John Cull

June 15  8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1


John and Carol Cull

June 21   5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

National Walks


Peter Fejfar

June 22  8:30-10 a.m.

Level 1


John and Carol Cull

August 17, 2019

Level 2

Burnaby / Fortius

John and Carol Cull


Jan 1 The Resolution Race 4k & 8k Surrey, BC
Jan 12 Harriers Pioneer 8k BCA 8k Road Championship (BCSS#1, VIRA#1)) Saanich, BC
Jan 19 Steveston Icebreaker 8K (LMRRS #1) Richmond, BC
Jan 26 Cobble Hill 10K (VIRA #2) Cobble Hill, BC
Feb 1 Harry Jerome Indoor Meet Richmond, BC
Feb 7 Gary Reed Indoor Invitational Kamloops, BC
Feb 9 Cedar 12K (VIRA #3) Nanaimo, BC
Feb 9 First Half Marathon (BCSS #3) Vancouver, BC
Feb 23 Hatley Castle 8K (VIRA #4) Colwood, BC
Feb 28 2020 Van Ryswyk Indoor Invitational / 2020 Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships Kamloops, BC
Sep 1 Walk in the Park 14k, 25k & 50k Kamloops, BC
Aug 31 Handloggers Half Marathon & Relay Bowen Island, BC
Aug 31 Vancouver Distance Track Series - 10,000m Vancouver, British Columbia
Aug 25 Run the Rock Marathon, Half Marathon & 8k Texada Island, BC
Aug 24 Cory Holly Classic 2019 - Vernon Throws Challenge Vernon, BC
Aug 17 Throwers Sunset Series #3 Kamloops, BC
Aug 9 2019 Canadian Legion Youth Track & Field Championships Sydney, NS
Jul 27 Elk Valley Ultra 50K & Relay Fernie, BC
Jul 25 Canadian Track & Field Championships Montreal, QC
Jul 19 BC Junior Development Track & Field Championships South Surrey, BC
Jan 12 Harriers Pioneer 8k BCA 8k Road Championship (BCSS#1, VIRA#1)) Saanich, BC
Feb 29 Pan Am Cross Country Cup at Bear Mountain Victoria, BC
Mar 14 BMO St Patrick's Day 5K (BC Championship, BCSS #4 & LMRRS #2) Vancouver, BC
Mar 14 2020 Canadian Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships Saint John, New Brunswick
Apr 19 Vancouver Sun Run 10K (BC Championship, BCSS #5) & Mini Sun Run Vancouver, BC
May 23 Canadian 10k Championships Ottawa, ON
May 31 Pacific Distance Carnival & Canadian 10,000m Championships Burnaby, BC
Jun 13 2020 Canadian Combined Events Championshisps TBD, ON
Jun 14 Canadian Half Marathon Championships Winnipeg, MB
Jun 14 Canadian Half Marathon Championships Winnipeg, MB
Jan 18 Wheelchair Athletics Coach Development Clinic Richmond, BC
Jan 18 NCCP Sport Coach Victoria, BC
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