|New Brunswick Athletes set to run at XC Nationals|
Nov 26 2015
The 2015 Canadian Cross Country Championships are set for this Saturday, November 28th, in beautiful Kingston, Ontario. New Brunswick will be very well represented by Once again, New Brunswick is going to be very well represented at this event by 9 talented athletes.
On the women's side:
Laura Dickinson, a first year youth athlete hailing from Miramichi (ASEA) will be competing in the junior women’s 6km race. Dickinson has already proved herself as one of the best in the nat... >> more
|16th Annual Gagetown Track and Field Meet on Saturday Nov 28th!|
Nov 25 2015
This Saturday (November 28th, 2015) marks the 16th annual Gagetown Track & Field Meet. This will be the first indoor track competition of the season in New Brunswick. Over 150 athletes from around the province will be competing at this event.
Universities will be well represented by competing athletes from the University of New Brunswick, St. Thomas University as well as l’Université de Moncton.
“The Gagetown Meet is an excellent event that kicks-off the be... >> more
|ANB membership! Win a pair of Shoes!|
Nov 24 2015
Don't forget to Renew your ANB membership!
ANB memberships expire on December 31st ! As you know, membership is required to participate in any of our Championships events, and to be eligible for Rankings, Records, Teams, funding, awards, and many other great opportunities!
You can renew your membership by going to www.anb.ca/renew or by mailing the form available here: http://anb.ca/General/about.php?s=3
In addition we will be drawi... >> more
|RJTW Workshop a huge sucess|
Nov 18 2015
This past weekend ANBThis past weekend ANB hosted a Run Jump Throw Wheel (RJTW) Instructor Training Workshop on November 14th at U de M. Ueli Albert, the RJTW Coordinator for Nova Scotia facilitated the one day workshop for 19 participants.
The RJTW Workshop used a fun and active learning environment to enable participants to teach, assess and correct fundamental movement skills to children between the ages of 6-12 with basic lesson plans and fun, interactive games. The Workshop consisted... >> more
|Jacob LeBlanc off to National Development Camp|
Nov 17 2015
Despite only being 13 years old, Jacob LeBlanc of Moncton is already one of the fastest wheelchair racers in Canada.His performances have not gone unnoticed as this weekend he will take part in an Athletics Canada’s Para Development camp. This camp will feature some of the best coaches in the world including Peter Erikson, Head coach of Athletics Canada. Also providing guidance and expertise will be 5 time Paralympian and winner of 21 Paralympic... >> more
|Cassidy and McNeil named All-Canadian at 2015 CIS Cross Country Championships|
Nov 16 2015
This year’s Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Cross Country Championships were held this past Saturday in Guelph, Ontario. New Brunswick was very well represented once again this year by 11 athletes who competed on the University of Guelph’s home course.
Ryan Cassidy of Grand Digue, running for the University of Victoria, finished 5th overall by running 30:30 for the 10km course, improving on his 7th place finish in 2014. This result helped the Vikes win the CIS... >> more
|Several New Brunswick athletes set to run at CIS Cross Country Championships |
Nov 11 2015
The Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Cross Country Championships are set to take place this Saturday, November 14th in Guelph Ontario. A total of 10 New Brunswick athletes will be making the trip to compete against the best university distance runners in Canada
One the women's side:
L’Université de Moncton will have 3 runners with Carol-Ann MacDonald of Irishtown, Kamylle Frenette of Dieppe and Anouk Pelletier of Petit Rocher.
On the men's... >> more
|2017 Women in Coaching Canada Games Apprenticeship Program|
Nov 9 2015
Athletics New Brunswick and the 2017 Canada Games program is excited to announce that the 2017 Women in Coaching Canada Games Apprenticeship Program (WIC) for the 2017 Canada Summer Games has officially been launched. This program has proven successful in the development and training of female coaches since its introduction in 2005.
Athletics New Brunswick is encouraging those female coaches who are interested to fill out the CAC intake form by December 5th, 2015.&nbs... >> more
Athlete of the Month (October 2015) Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to name Shayne Dobson as the ANB Athlete of the Month for October. Shayne closed out a brilliant outdoor season by competing at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha QAT. Competing in the T37 class 1500m, he finished 4th (4:32.56), as well as bringing home an 11th place finish in the T38 class 800m with a personal best run of 2:12.37. Shayne closes out the 2015 campaign ranked 4th in the world by the International Paralympic Committee in the T37 1500m with his Canadian record run of 4:21.10, set back in August while competing in a meet at the Stade Moncton 2010 Stadium, as well as being ranked 1st in the world at 5000m and 19th for 400m – impressive range! Shayne now holds the Canadian records for the T37 400m, 1500m and 5000m.
A native of Campbellton, he now lives and trains in Moncton NB, where he is a member of the ASEA club. He is also an assistant coach for cross country at the Université de Moncton, where he was formerly the team captain before graduating in 2013 with a degree in kinesiology.
“What an outstanding season Shayne has had,” effused ANB Director of High Performance, Steve LeBlanc. “He has posted solid times on the track, on the roads and on the trails all year long. And then to go to the World Championships and perform like he did – it was outstanding!” added LeBlanc. “Shayne is one of our top athletes, and has a real chance to represent Canada in Rio next year, and that is very exciting for a NB athlete developed right here at home,” stated Gabriel LeBlanc, Technical Director of ANB.