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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


Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities 


Title: BC Endurance Project Whistler Cross Country Training Camp

Overview: At the BC Endurance Project Cross Country Training Camp you will become a better, faster, and smarter athlete. You'll leave camp with increased running knowledge, new friends, and an enhanced love for the sport! Highlights include:

  • Training under the country's best coaches & athletes
  • Training and Sleeping at Whistler’s world class venues and facilities
  • Education sessions in Mental Performance, Sport Nutrition, and Strength & Conditioning
  • Making new friends and having fun!

Date: August 22 - 25, 2019 

Location: Whistler, BC

Age Eligibility: High School Aged Athletes

Accommodations: Whistler Athletes' Centre

Cost: $495 / Per Person + Taxes & Fees (Includes All Meals, Accommodations & Souvenir T-Shirt)

Non-BC Athletics Members: Additional $15.75 Surcharge

Register Here




Overview: Spend a weekend exploring the trails, sprinting up mountains and having fun with runner-friends. Come learn about what you can do this year to be a faster, fitter, stronger runner.  Come eat, sleep, run, and have fun.   And since we can't run all day / every day, there will be plenty of time to hike, swim and do other team building activities.  Its kind of like summer camp but with people who don't think you are crazy because you like to run a lot. 

This camp is for boys and girls between 13-18 years old who run as one of their “main sports”. Runners who participate, or plan to participate, in high school cross country of club running are encouraged to attend. Athletes should responsible, motivated and prepared to work hard and have fun.

Date: August 12-15, 2019 

Location: Kelowna, BC

Age Eligibility: High School Aged Athletes

Accommodations: Single dorm rooms with a shared bathroom 

Cost: $380.00 until June 30th, 2019. $420 until July 20th, 2019. 

Non-BC Athletics Members: Additional $15.75 Surcharge

Reserve your spot by sending email to Open until spots are filled or until July 20th.


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 $310 $235
 GOLD prolonged – 90 min comprehensive analysis + 30min follow up $360 $260
 SILVER – 60 min standard analysis + 15min follow up  $170 $125
 GOLD – 60 min comprehensive analysis + 30min follow up  $310 $235
 SILVER – 60 min standard analysis + 15min follow up  $170 $125
 VO2Max Analysis + 30 min follow up $155 $124
 VO2Max with Lactate Threshold Analysis + 30 min follow up $215 $172
 BASIC ASSESSMENT + 30 min follow up $50 $40
 ADVANCED ASSESSMENT + 30 min follow up $100 $80
Kinetic Impulse Analysis $125 $90
Dynamic Strength Index $100 $70
Force-Velocity Jump $135 $100
Initial Appointment (75 mins) $140 $126


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


Jun 21 Trevor Craven Memorial Meet Burnaby, BC
Jun 22 Tenderfoot Boogie 50 mile, 50k, 28k, 13k Squamish to Whistler, BC
Jun 22 Paavo Nurmi Run Burnaby, BC
Jun 22 2019 Comox Valley Solstice Meet Comox, BC
Jun 23 Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon (BCSS #9 & LMRRS #6) & 5k Vancouver, BC
Jun 23 Kukri Night at the Races Burnaby, British Columbia
Jun 25 Ocean Athletics Summer Series Meet #1 Surrey, BC
Jun 28 2019 Jack Brow Inviational Kelowna, BC
Jun 29 2019 Universal Track & Field Meet Surrey, BC
Jul 3 Throwers Sunset Series #2 Kamloops, BC
Jun 15 The Lone Wolf - Last Racer Standing Fernie, BC
May 31 Vancouver Distance Track Series - Mile Vancouver, BC
May 30 2019 BC High School Track & Field Championships Kelowna, BC
May 26 Blackwell Dairy 15k (IRA #5) Kamloops, BC
May 26 Oasis Shaughnessy 8K (LMRRS #4) Vancouver, BC
May 26 MEC Victoria Race TWO Royal Roads 5k, 10k, 21.1k Victoria, BC
May 26 Oak Bay Half Marathon, 10K, 5K Oak Bay, BC
May 26 Stemcell Science Fair Fun Run 5K Vancouver, BC
May 26 Run for Water Half Marathon, 10k, 5k Abbotsford, BC
May 25 IAAF Diamond League - Shanghai Shanghai, N/A
Jul 5 2019 BC Athletics Track & Field Championships Jamboree Kamloops, BC
Jul 5 NACAC U23 Championships Queretaro
Jul 13 BC Junior Development Pentathlon Championships Maple Ridge, BC
Jul 18 North, Central America and Caribbean Region of World Masters Athletics Championships Toronto, Ontario
Jul 19 BC Junior Development Track & Field Championships South Surrey, BC
Jul 19 Pan Am U20 Championships San Jose
Jul 25 Canadian Track & Field Championships Montreal, QC
Jul 26 Pan American Games Lima, NA
Aug 9 2019 Canadian Legion Youth Track & Field Championships Sydney, NS
Sep 26 2019 IAAF World Track & Field Championships Doha
Jun 20 Harry Jerome Mentorship Burnaby, BC
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