|NB Middle School Provincial Championships|
Oct 17 2016
This past weekend the New Brunswick XC Championships were hosted at Odell Park in Fredericton. Races were held for those in grade 8 and bellow. With many spectacular performances. The NB Middle School XC Championships signify the end of the Middle school season.
Starting with the girls' side we have
Sady Mackinnon, who won the girls 5 and under 350m race with a time of 1:37.08. Followed by Bryn Mooers with a time of 2:13.25.
Tessa Ephestion wond the grade 1 and 2... >> more
|Université de Moncton Emergence prize 2016 attributed to Gabriel LeBlanc|
Oct 16 2016
During the yearly Alumni activities at l’Université de Moncton, and specifically the “Soirée Ovation” held on October 14th, Gabriel LeBlanc received the Emergence prize. This honour is bestowed upon a young graduate who has already proven himself by his commitment to his community as well in his career.
By attributing this prize to Gabriel, it recognizes his involvement in athletics, para athletics as wells as being a leader in running in New Brunswick... >> more
|ESN Boys, FHS Girls claim NBIAA Provincial Banners|
Oct 15 2016
The New Brunswick Interscholastic Athletics Association high school provincial cross-country championships took place Friday, October 14th at O’Dell Park in Fredericton. More than 225 athletes from high schools across the province raced in Varsity and Junior Varsity, boys and girls categories with individual and team championships being up for grabs in all four events.
In the Varsity boys 5km race École Sedondaire Nepisiguit (ESN) came away with the boys title, led by A... >> more
|RESQ/AUS Interlock meet takes over Fredericton's O'Dell Park|
Oct 15 2016
Miramichi's Laura Dickinson (bib #134) is seen with race winner Melanie Myrand (bib #246)
In one of the most star studded and exciting cross-country events of the season, universities from across Atlantic Canada and Quebec sent their cross-country teams to Fredericton for the annual RESQ/AUS Interlock meet hosted by UNB and STU on Saturday, October 15th. Over two-hundred and fifty athletes from fifteen schools competed in a 8km race for the men and a 6km rac... >> more
|2016 UNB/STU Invitational & AUS RSEQ Interlock|
Oct 13 2016
2016 UNB/STU Invitational & AUS RSEQ Interlock
Saturday October15th, 2016
With over 300 athletes slated to compete at the 2016 UNB STU Invitational that is also acting as the AUS RSEQ Interlock for 2016 the day’s event promises to be one of the most competitive cross-country competitions in Atlantic Canada in 2016. Both the men and women’s races will see athletes and teams that are presently ranked in the top 10 in Canada. On the men’s... >> more
|ANB Mourns the Passing of Richard Jamer|
Oct 8 2016
It is with great sadness that Athletics New Brunswick mourns the passing of Richard "Dick" Jamer. Jamer passed away on Thursday, October 6th, 2016 at the age of 89. A member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Richard had held every position up to, and including, Branch President, District Commander, and Honorary Grand Patron of the NB Command.
Jamer had been active in Royal Canadian Legion activities following his service in World War II, and had quickly taken to the... >> more
|ANB partners withLegs for Literacy Family Run Walk|
Oct 7 2016
Legs for Literacy Family Run Walk expects over 400 to run for literacy on Saturday, October 22nd.
The entire family can be involved in the 17th annual IGT Legs for Literacy Marathon weekend by participating in the 1 km and 2 km races being held on Saturday, October 22nd. It is an opportunity for families to get active together and raise money for literacy. “This year we are particularly excited this year to welcome Tim Hortons as our Family Run Walk sponsor,” said Stephanie Pa... >> more
|ANB Coaching Connection |
Oct 4 2016
Continual growth in the area of coaching education is a huge priority for Athletics New Brunswick. A new development for ANB will see a monthly coaching education feature titled, “ANB Coaching Connection” beginning later this fall. The monthly posting will be a short (500 to 1000 word) article focusing on a range of topics from a variety of authors published around the second week of the month.
“There really is no need to put boxes on where educational r... >> more
Athlete of the Month (September 2016): Shayne Dobson. This Campbellton native further defined himself as one of the province's best ever para athletes by competing in the Paralympic Games in Rio. In an action packed race, Dobson finished 5th in a new personal best time of 4:21.06, which is also a new provincial record. Not only has Shayne elevated himself as one of the best ever in New Brunswick, but also one of the best ever in Canada, with his time making him the second fastest in the T37 category for the 1500m event.