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September 15, 2021
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May 9 PGRR's 2021 Virtual Fun Run Series Prince George, BC
Sep 17 2021 Bondarchuk Cup Kamloops, BC
Sep 17 2021 BC Throws Project Development Camp Kamloops, BC
Sep 18 Pinetree Classic Coquitlam, BC
Sep 18 Frosty Mountain Trail Race Manning Park, BC
Sep 19 VFAC Summerfast 5k Vancouver (UBC), BC
Sep 19 Blue Heron Half Marathon, 10k and 5k Creston, BC
Sep 19 Royal City End of Summer Pole Vault Meet New Westminster, BC
Sep 25 King of the Mountain Terrace, BC
Sep 25 UVic Vikes Cross Country Open & Kids Run UVic, Victoria, BC
Sep 4 Handloggers Half Marathon & Relay Bowen Island, BC
Sep 4 Canadian Classic (Up and Down) Mountain Running Championships Bowen Island, BC
Aug 28 Cory Holly Classic Open Throws Competition 2021 Vernon, BC
Aug 21 2021 BC Masters Outdoor T&F Championships Surrey, BC
Aug 21 Black Spur Ultra Kimberly, BC
Aug 21 Harriers 2:18 Run Elk/Beaver Ultras Victoria, BC
Aug 7 2021 Kajaks Summer Open Richmond, BC
Aug 7 OAC Last Chance Meet Kelowna, BC
Aug 1 Royal City High Performance Pole Vault Summer Series #4 New Westminster, BC
Jul 24 2021 BC Athletics Event Group Challenge - THROWS Kamloops, BC
Oct 23 BC Athletics Cross Country Championships Victoria, BC
Sep 21 Sport Coach Technical Penticton
Sep 21 Foundations of Coaching (Theory of Sport and Club Coach) Online
Sep 22 Safe Sport Webinar
Sep 26 National Coaches Week - Free and Discounted Webinars Online
Oct 2 Sport Coach Technical Vancouver
Oct 11 Foundations of Coaching (Theory of Sport and Club Coach) Online
Oct 28 NCCP The Business of Coaching Pat 1 and 2
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COVID-19 Updates

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Athlete & Coach Programs, Services, & Development Opportunities 


Effective Leadership Strategies for the High Performance Coach - Webinar Series

BC Athletics is thrilled to offer three new Professional Development opportunities targeted towards our Club and Performance coaches. Led by Dr. Shaunna Taylor, this three-part webinar series covers many  of the essential leadership skills of effective coaching that, when combined with the technical aspects of athletic performance, lead to coaching excellence. If coaches would like recieve Profesisonal Development Points for each seminar attended they can email and provide a copy of their receipt. LEARN MORE

  • Session #1: Leadership Strategies for the High Performance Coach
    • Recording (Presented for Free as part of National Coaches Week)
  • Session #2: Coach & Athlete Mental Health - Common Challenges, Solutions & Scenarios in High Performance
    • Purchase (You will be emailed a link to the recording)
  • Session #3: Eating & Exercise Disorders in Sport: Signs, Symptoms, & Prevention Measures
    • Purchase (You will be emailed a link to the recording)



Overview: BC Athletics is pleased to announce the 4th Annual BC Throws Summit set to take place Nov 7, 8, 10, & 12, 2020. Adopting a virtual format this year, the summit will feature both theory and practical sessions and is targeted to those coaches working with High School, University, and Post Collegiate athletes in the Shot Put, Javelin, & Discus Throw events. BC Athletics is proud to announce a truly world class line-up of presenters headlined by German National Coach, Boris Obergföll (Henry) coach of 2017 World Champion in the Javelin, Johannes Vetter (PB - 97.76m).  LEARN MORE

  • 2020 BC Throws Summit Recording - $100.00 for BC Athletics & Athletics Canada Members
    • 15 hours of content from expert Coaches: Don Babbitt, Boris Obergfoll, Ashley Kovacs & Ryan Whiting



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

The BC Officials Class of 2021 is currently in progress.  New entrants are welcome.  Details

National Clinics for Officials

Clinics for officials upgrading to Level 3 and 4 are under revision.  A schedule of clinics will be published as soon as the materials are finalized.  In the interim, please contact your Regional Development Coordinator with any questions.

Upcoming Clinics and Workshops

A schedule of workshops will be posted when instructional materials are udated.

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



Click on the links below to register





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


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Victoria's largest 10k! Last weekend of April!

Track Rascals

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

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.
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