|Caleb Jones Retires From Javelin|
May 27 2016
One of New Brunswick greatest athletes has announced his retirement. Caleb Jones of Saint John has enjoyed an extraordinary career in the world of track and field since beginning the sport, but has chosen to leave his competitive career on a high note.
Jones has been a champion at every level of the sport in Canada, winning gold medals at the Canadian Legion Youth Track & Field Championships in 2008, the Cana... >> more
|Coaching Education update|
May 20 2016
May 20th, 2016
Over the past six months Athletics New Brunswick has worked hard at increasing the number of coaching education events and opportunities offered. The association believes that the strength of the sport starts with educated and qualified coaches across the province. Since November of 2015 a total of 127 individuals have taken part in a National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) coaching education event offered by Athletics New Brunswick or as members of ANB t... >> more
|ANB athletes shine in Boston|
May 16 2016
New Brunswick athletes were in action on Saturday at the Battle Road Track Club's Twilight Meet #1 in Boston, Massachusetts, with many athletes achieving personal bests in their events.
From Fredericton Fast Tracks:
- Samantha Taylor of Canterbury finished 3rd in the 100m with a time of 12.67 and 1st in the 200m with a time of 26.46.
- Robyn Davis of Fredericton finished 18th in the 800m with a time of 2:24.53.
- Chelsey Hall of Upper Kingscl... >> more
|ANB Offering Summer Jobs !(Bathurst area and Kennebecasis Valley area)|
May 15 2016
Athletics New Brunswick is seeking applications from interested students for 3 Run Jump Throw Wheel Coordinator positions (Bathurst area and Kennebecasis Valley area). The successful candidate will be expected to assit in training and administrative activities.
Duties and requirements for these positions include the following:
Able to work evening and weekends to meet the needs of track meets and events
Able to travel to the club facility and local area track meets as required... >> more
|Atlantic Throws Summit|
May 6 2016
Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to be hosting the Atlantic Throws Summit, taking place May 14th - 15th in Moncton. All technical and practice sessions of the event will take place at the Moncton Throwing Complex next to Moncton Stadium while classroom sessions and coaches round table sessions will take place in the CEPS, also next to Moncton Stadium.
Clinicians for the event include:
- Richard Parkinson, Throws Coach at York University and perso... >> more
|12 Challenges 2016 - Now in Rothesay|
May 5 2016
Athletics New Brunswick is very pleased to announce that it's ever popular 12 Challenges program will be returning for 2016, and will be expanding to include a location in Rothesay!
The program has been run in a few surrounding areas such as Hampton and Saint John in years past, and due to it's popularity, the 12 Challenges will expand and take place at the Rothesay Common.
The program will take place from 6:00pm to 7:15pm on May 31st, June 7th, 14th and 21st. T... >> more
|Fredericton Youth Fun Run 2016|
May 5 2016
The Fredericton Marathon Committee is excited about the upcoming Youth Fun Run sponsored by Run New Brunswick in conjunction with The New Brunswick Medical Society and Trites Orthodontics.
The 1k and 3k run will take place on Pointe Sainte Anne’s Drive on Saturday, May 7 at 2:00.
Registration is at the Fredericton Convention Centre from 12:00-1:30.
It is $2 and all participants will receive a mini marathoner t-shirt, a race bib and medal.
There will... >> more
|Level 1 Officials Clinic in Caraquet|
May 4 2016
Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to announce that it will be hosting an introductory Officials Clinic at Polyvalente Louis-Mailloux in Caraquet on Saturday, May 7th. Session will take place from 9am-1pm , no registration needed. (please note session will be in French)
The event is a Level 1 Officials Clinic and is open to all interested individuals, free of charge. The event serves as an introductory course to officiating track and field and the many impo... >> more
Athlete of the Month (April 2016): Barry Britt. At the world renowned Mt. SAC Relays, Barry Britt placed 14th overall in the 10000m, completing the distance in a time of 29:21.99. This time puts Barry as the 3rd fastest Canadian so far this year, and gives the Hampton native the 'A' standard for Team New Brunswick's appearance at the 2017 Jeux de la Francophonie in Ivory Coast.