More News
Membership Lookup
Become a Member
Club Finder

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.
> Read more 


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 | Big Kahuna Sport Co. Partnership

BC Athletics is very pleased to announce a multi-year agreement with the Kahunaverse Sports Group, distributor of adidas products, as 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. Details to follow.

"BC Athletics is extremely pleased to again partner with Kahunaverse Sports Group and adidas for our BC Team and Sport Apparel Programs", said Brian McCalder, BC Athletics President/CEO. "We’ve had a valued partnership with Kahunaverse Sports Group and adidas Canada since 2008, a partnership that has supported the BC Athletics Team Program, Member Clubs and the BC Athletics Annual Awards Banquet and AGM."

This renewed agreement with a long-time partner in BC Athletics is great news." said Scott Kehoe, Kahunaverse Sports VP Marketing" The programs they offer help foster great opportunities to so many athletes across BC. This partnership in conjunction with adidas will allow us to continue supporting the athletes, coaches, and all their members."

The Kahunaverse Sports Group has put in place dedicated staff to work with the BC Athletics Member Clubs to insure they get the right products and service for the needs of the club and 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



About Kahunaverse Sports: Kahunaverse Sports was born through the fusion of two great Canadian companies in Home Run Sports and Big Kahuna Sport Co. Kahunaverse Sports is Canada’s largest provider of institutional and team sporting equipment, apparel and accessories. Outfitting athletes both online and with six retail stores across Canada, Kahunaverse Sports has everything players, coaches and fans need wall-to-wall, sideline-to-sideline, head-to-toe.

About 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.

Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities 

Title: 2019 BC Throws Summit

Overview: This two-day high performance coaching summit will have you learning from expert throws coaches Don Babbitt, Mohamad Saatara, & Larry Steinke. The summit will feature both theory and practical sessions and will be targeted to those coaches working with high school, University and Post Collegiate athletes in the Shot Put, Javelin, Discus & Hammer Throw events

Featured Presenters: 

  • Don Babbit - University of Georgia - Bio
  • Mohamad Sataara - University of California, Berkeley - Bio 
  • Larry Steinke - University of Lethbridge - Bio 

Location: Richmond Olympic Oval, Richmond, BC

Date: November 9-10, 2019

Cost: $175.00 Early Bird (Before October 13th, 2019); $200 (After October 13th, 2019)

Hotel Accommodations: Hilton Vancouver Airport. Room Rate $189.00 + Tax per night. (Includes Complimentary Parking, Airport Shuttle, Wifi & 20% Breakfast Buffet). 

BC Throws Summit Poster

BC Throws Summit Schedule




Overview: BC Athletics and Streamline Athletes are proud to present Navigating University Recruitment: a seminar for high school athletes, parents, and coaches interested in learning more about university track and field recruitment. 

Join us for a presentation about university recruitment for BC athletes, a panel discussion with former collegiate athletes who will share advice from their own experiences, and a demo of Streamline Athletes’ recruiting tools for athletes and parents. 


Date: November 20, 2019


Time: 6:30-8:00 PM 


Location: Fortius Sport & Health (Forum Room)


Cost: $10.00 / Per Attendee (Additional $3.00 for non-members)


Remote Viewing Option (If you can't make it in person please register for the seminar and you will be sent a link the week of the event to watch the seminar remotely via Ring Central).


Tickets are limited. Get your ticket here!



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 $315 $235
 GOLD – 60 min comprehensive analysis + 30min follow up  $315 $235
 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


Oct 26 BC Cross Country Championships Saanich, BC
Oct 26 Fall Classic Half Marathon, 10k, 5k Vancouver, BC
Oct 26 Hallow's Eve Trail Race North Vancouver, BC
Oct 27 James Cunningham Seawall Race Vancouver, BC
Oct 27 Kal Park 9.5k (IRA XC #4) Vernon, BC
Oct 27 MEC Victoria Race THREE 5k, 10k, 21.1k Beaver Lake, BC
Oct 27 Joe Kelly Memorial Run Prince George, BC
Oct 27 AOK Pumpkin Run Langley, BC
Nov 3 Larry Nicholas Memorial 9K (IRA XC #5) Kelowna, BC
Nov 11 Harriers Thetis Lake 20K Relay Victoria, 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
Oct 26 BC Cross Country Championships Saanich, BC
Nov 30 Canadian Cross Country Championships Abbotsford, 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
Apr 19 Vancouver Sun Run 10K (BC Championship, BCSS #5) & Mini Sun Run Vancouver, BC
May 23 Canadian 10k Championships Ottawa, ON
May 24 2020 Ultra Throws Festival #2 Langley, BC
May 29 Pacific Distance Carnival & Canadian 10,000m Championships Burnaby, BC
Jun 13 2020 Canadian Combined Events Championshisps TBD, ON
Oct 25 NCCP Road Running Instructor Course Victoria, British Columbia
Oct 25 NCCP Club Coach Instructor Course - Throws Nanaimo, British Columbia
Oct 26 Mentorship: BC XC Championship Victoria, British Columbia
Nov 16 NCCP Sport Coach and Road Running Instructor Course South Surrey, British Columbia
Nov 30 Mentorship: BC XC Championship Abbotsford, British Columbia
More Events

Featured Content

Junior Development

The Junior Development (JD) program is to develop athletes aged 9-13

Run Jump Throw Wheel

Grassroots development program for track & field

BC Super Series

Twelve races from January to October, for participation and performance

BCA Teams

Represent British Columbia at National Championships

College Choices

Celebrating BC Athletes making the next step to a University or College

Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra

8, 4, or 2-person 50 mile relay & 50km Ultra each October


Take The Pledge Today To #Erasebullying In Sport

Vancouver Sun Run

Canada's largest 10K on April 14, 2019


Run or walk the 30th annual TC10K on April 28, 2019

Track Rascals

Memberships & programs for ages 6 to 8 utilizing Run Jump Throw Wheel