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May 30 2018 - Run Jump Throw Wheel Series ready to kick off!

Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to announce that the Run Jump Throw Wheel Series is returning to NB for the fourth year! Over 1500 young athletes took part in this program last year.

Regional RJTW competitions are open to all athletes ages 8-13, with the top eight finishers in each event qualifying to compete in the Provincial Championships (July 8 in Moncton). Athletes may also qualify for provincials by placing at their respective school meets, or at the Provincial Middle School Championships.

All registrants for Provincials will receive a customized bib with their name on it.

For this year’s provincial meet, the top eight finishers in each event receive custom medal (1st, 2nd, 3rd place) and ribbon (4th to 8th place). All remaining competing athletes will receive a participant ribbon.

The events offered will be:

Ages 8-9 60m, 150m, 300m, long jump, softball throw, shot put (2kg)

Ages 10-11 à80m, 150m, 600m, long jump, softball throw, shot put (2kg)

Ages 12-13 à80m, 150m, 800m, long jump, shot put (3kg), javelin throw (400g)

 

Please note that athletes can compete in up to three events, but NO MORE than two track events OR field events (2 tracks and 1 field or 1 track and 2 fields).

Spikes of any kind are not permitted for the RJTW competitions.

 

Upcoming RJT Events:

 

June 10       Regional Meet - Fredericton Region                Fredericton, NB

June 11      Regional Meet - Moncton Region                     Moncton, NB

June 16       Regional Meet - Saint John                             Saint John, NB

 

July 08        RJTW Series Provincial Championships              Moncton, NB

July 28   RJTW Series Atlantic Championships                Charlottetown, PEI

 

The top eight finishers in each event at Provincials qualify to compete as Team New Brunswick in a tetrathlon at the Atlantic Championships on July 28 in Charlottetown, PEI!

 

More information about this program can be found here: http://anb.ca/Programs/rjt-series.php

 

“This program offers great opportunities for new and developing athletes alike, and top finishers will get the opportunity to compete at the Provincial and potentially Atlantic Championships alongside many of New Brunswick’s top athletes. The regional meets grow in numbers each year which is always exciting as it brings more and more young people into the sport.” says ANB Executive Director Gabe Leblanc.


May 28 2018 - NBIAA Regional recap

This past Sunday over 800 athletes from across the province competed at their respective NBIAA regionals in hopes to qualify for the NBIAA Track and Field Provincial Championships that will take place Saturday, June 2nd at the Moncton Stadium.

Qualification regionals were held in both Moncton and Saint John to determine the top eight athletes in each event, from each region, who will compete in this weekend’s provincial championship. In the case of high jump, a qualifying height was required to advance.

''Each year we look forward to the annual NBIAA regional meets as we see both newcomers and more experienced athletes showcasing their athletic talent as they seek a qualifying spot for the provincial championship. This past Sunday, there were many great performances from athletes at both regional meets. This sets the stage for an exciting upcoming NBIAA Provincial Championship this coming Saturday, with the possibility of multiple NBIAA records being broken in Moncton's World Class Track and Field venue, the Moncton Stadium.'' said Gabriel LeBlanc executive director of Athletics New Brusnwick 

Some notable performances at the North East Regionals include:

Kyla Hughes, a senior stand out from Clement-Cormier, captured first in both the javelin throw and shot put. Her shot put throw of 12.09m puts her in a great position to break the 2013 NBIAA record of 11.45m. She also had a great performance in javelin, throwing 35.15m.

Max Mazerolle, a junior from Mgr M-F-Richard, took first in the 300m hurdles, at 43.95s, and second in the 800m run, at 2:17.16, only 0.14s behind the first place finisher. Mazerolle also made the qualifying high jump height and will be competing in all three of his events this Saturday

Shelby MacIsaac, a Riverview High junior, won the 200m and 400m, with impressive times of 27.08 and 59.31 respectively. She also jumped the high jump qualifying height to advance to provincials.

Joelle Leger, a senior from Mathieu-Martin, placed first in both the 200m and 400m with times of 27.22s and 1:04.39. Leger also claimed first in the long jump, jumping 5.21m.

Austin Wamboldt, a Bernice MacNaughton junior, took first in the 100m with a time of 12.68.  He also placed second in the triple jump (10.91m) and third in the long jump (5.23m).

Owen Enstrom, a junior from JMA Armstrong, placed first in both the 400m and 800m with times of 54.01 and 2:17.04, respectively. Enstrom also placed second in the 300m hurdles with a time of 44.09.

Bernice MacNaughton junior, Yanic Duplessis, finished first in the shot put and javelin with great throws of 13.59m and 44.11m. Duplessis also ran the 100m, placing second with a time of 12.81.

Jordan Henri, Bernice MacNaughton’s senior sprinting standout, claimed first in the 100m and 200m with times of 11.16 and 21.91.

Riverview High’s senior sprinter Mickyle Welsh finished first in the 400m with a time of 54.12. Welsh finished second in both the 100m and 200m with times of 11.95 and 23.92.

Micheal Mitton, a senior from Bonar Law, finished first in all three of his events. Mitton ran 2:13.68 in the 800m, 17.72 in the 110m hurdle, and 1:00.39 in the 400m hurdle.

Alex Cormier, a Mgr M-F-Richard senior, took first in the long and triple jump with impressive jumps of 6.32m and 12.31m, respectively.

Samuel Bourque, Clement-Cormier’s competitive senior thrower, had another great meet in the throwing circles. Bourque placed first in both the shot put and discus, with throws of 13.81m and 41.86m, respectively.

 

Some notable performances from the South West Regionals include:

Craig Thorne, a Kennebecassis senior, claimed first in the 110mh (14.61) and 400mh (1:01.04). Thorne will look to break the 15.58s 100mh NBIAA record set by Clint Steeves in 2015.

Mackenzie Hall, a Fredericton High junior, took first in the 200m (27.04), 400m (1:00.92), and 800m (2:25.37).

Robyn Davis, a senior from Fredericton High, took first in the 400m and 800m races with times of 1:03.13 and 2:30.53.

Fredericton High junior Danielle Keefe, took first in the 1500m and 300m with times of 4:53.72 and 10:38.14. Keefe also competed in the javelin, placing 5th.

Haley Macfarlane, a Leo Hayes High junior, placed first in all three of her events. Macfarlane ran 14.62 in the 80m hurdles, jumped 4.50 in long jump, and jumped 9.36m in the triple jump.

Abigail Davidson, Fredericton High’s senior sprinter, placed first in both the 100m (12.79) and 200m (25.87). Davidson placed second in the long jump, jumping 5.00m.

Marie-Pier Cloutier, a senior from Samuel-de-Champ, took first in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.78. This Saturday Cloutier will look to break the current NBIAA record of 16.15 set in 2015 by Victoria LeBlanc. Cloutier also placed second in the 200m with a time of 26.76.

Lexie Shannon, a senior from Leo Hayes, won the long jump and triple jump with jumps of 5.18m and 10.91m, respectively.

Jason Beach, a Sussex Regional junior, placed first in both the long jump (5.40m) and triple jump (10.71m) and placed second in the 300mh (49.77).

Kenneth McGovern, a Saint John High junior, took first in the 200m and 400m with fast times of 23.31 and 53.20.

Alexandre Banks, a senior from Harbour View, took first in the 800m (2:05.01) and 1500m (4:23.07).

 

For full meet results:
NE Regionals: http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=1013

SW Regionals: http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=1012


May 25 2018 - Run Jump Throw Wheel-ASEA

 

Contact : Andree Savoie

Email : asearunjumpthrow@gmail.com

 

ASEA Run Jump Throw Wheel

Run Jump Throw Wheel is a nationally recognized program for children ages 6-10 years of age which teaches fundamental movement skills and develops physical literacy using track & field activities and games.

Mondays & Thursdays 6:30-7:30

·      16 Sessions, 2 per week

·      May: 31th

·      June: 4th, 7th, 11th, 14th, 18th, 21st, 25th, 28th

·      July: 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th, 19th, 23th, 26th

Location

·      Outdoor track at Moncton 2010 Stadium, Université de Moncton

Cost

·      New Athlete: $173 for RJTW Registration, ANB Membership and stadium user fees

·      Returning Athlete: $105 for RJTW Registration and stadium user fees

Registration

·      Registration now open at: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/register/run-jump-throw-asea-outdoor-2018-session-3/21907/


May 23 2018 - NBIAA Regionals set for Sunday

The NBIAA Track and Field Regionals are set to take place this Sunday, May 27th. This meet promises to be an exciting event, showcasing high school talent from across the province.  The Universite de Moncton Stadium will be the venue for the North Eastern Regionals, with Moncton High School as the host.  Saint John High School will host the South Western Regionals at the Canada Games Stadium. Competitions starts at 9:45am

Over 800 athletes are set to compete, from the 47 New Brunswick high schools attending the meet. This meet provides the opportunity for break out performances by athletes who, otherwise, may have never considered track and field as their sport.

The top eight finishers in each event, per age category, will advance to the NBIAA Provincial Championships at the Moncton Stadium on June 2nd. In high jump, all competitors who pass the qualifying height will advance to the NBIAA Provincials.

We hope to see some great performances at regionals to set the tone for the following weekend when athletes will be vying for medals and NBIAA records, and schools competing for the overall team awards at provincials.


May 22 2018 - Director of ANB’s Run, Jump, Throw, Wheel and First Contact Programs steps down

ANB is announcing that Alex Holder of Quispamsis and Director of ANB’s Run, Jump, Throw, Wheel and First Contact Programs will be stepping down having accepted a new position based with the Lord beaverbrook arena in  Saint John.

“Since Alex joined our association in 2015 he has educated, trained and motivated New Brunswick youth and coaches towards active participation in Athletics in New Brunswick. Alex has been instrumental in the expansion and enhancement of both the First Contact and Fundamental Program as well as the Run, Jump Throw wheel Program throughout the Province,” says Gabriel LeBlanc ANB’s Executive Director. “Alex’s high level of commitment, dedication, and finely tuned organizational skills did much to advance Athletics in New Brunswick and we are grateful for his three years of services.  Alex always carried with him a positive, caring attitude and a great sense of humour that will be missed by all within our organization” states ANB’s Board Chair Marc Lalonde.

ANB send its warmest wishes to Alex in his new endeavor and the very best of Luck in this new chapter.

 


May 22 2018 - Saint John Spring meet Highlights

On Saturday, May 19th, the annual SJTC SJHS spring meet was held at the Canada Games Stadium in Saint John.

Erin Vringer, of SJTC, ran a fantastic 1200m in a time of 3:43.65.

Shelby MacIsaac, of ASEA, performed strongly in all four of the events in which she competed. MacIsaac won the 100m (12.57) and the 200m (25.51). She finished first in the high jump with a jump of 1.53m and second in the long jump with a jump of 4.49m.

Marie-Pier Cloutier, running for École Samuel de Champlain, competed in the 100m (13.07) and in the 100mh (15.67).

Isabelle Morris, of ASEA, opened her season with a first place finish in the senior women’s javelin throw (36.72m).

Elizabeth MacDonald of Halifast won the hammer throw with an impressive throw of 51.40m. MacDonald competed in javelin as well, finishing third with a throw of 30.40m.

Braden Harrison, of FLTC, ran the fastest 200m of the day with a time of 22.22.

Kenneth McGovern, of Saint John High, placed second in the 200m and 400m with fast times of 23.24 and 52.84.

Jonathan Gionet, of FLTC, won the senior men’s shot put (14.75m) and discus throw (46.22m).

Jarod Manuel, of ASEA, placed second in the senior men’s shot put (13.57m) and discus throw (36.16m).

 

Full results from the Saint John Spring Meet can be found here: http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=1011

 

The NBIAA Regionals are taking place this Sunday, May 27th. The North Eastern Regionals are being held in Moncton and the South Western Regionals are being held in Saint John. It promises to be a great turnout, showcasing young talent in track and field across the province.

 


May 14 2018 - ASEA Spring Open Recap

This past Saturday, May 12th the annual ASEA Spring Open kicked off New Brunswick’s track and field outdoor season at the Moncton Stadium. Many great performances were recorded in the sunny weather. A few of these great performances are outlined below.

Shelby MacIsaac of Riverview had a great weekend, finishing first in all three events. She won the midget 100m with a time of 13.10s, the 300m in a time of 42.14s, and high jump with a jump of 1.52m.

Maya Reynolds, competing for Halifast, put up great times, placing first in both the senior 100m and 200m with times of 12.34s and 25.47s, respectively.

Mackenzie Hall, competing for FastTrack, won the youth 400m and 800m. She broke the 60 seconds barrier in the 400m with a time of 59.50 sec.

On the men’s side Mike Van Der Poel, of Halifast, ran two great sprints to place first in both the senior 100m and 200m with times of 11.15s and 22.37s, respectively.

Owen Enstrom, competing for ASEA, claimed first in the midget 400m (54.35s), the 800m (2.07.88), and in high jump with a jump of 1.32m.

Jacob Leblanc, of Moncton, had a busy day racing in the 200m, 400m, and 1500m wheelchair with times of 32.69, 60.73, and 4.13.80 respectively.

Samuel Bourque, competing for ASEA, had a great meet in the shot and discus circles. Bourque won both the youth shot put with a throw of 14.83m and the youth discus throw with a throw of 41.10m. 

Full results: http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=1010 

The next event will be the SJTC & SJHS Spring Meet on May 19th in Saint-John. 


May 7 2018 - ANB Monday Night Twilight meet

Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to announce the introduction of its Twilight Competitions, a series of four track and field meets happening throughout the summer to give athletes additional chances to compete. 

Twilight meets #1 (May 28th) and #3 (June 11th) will take place at the Moncton 2010 Stadium in Moncton, while meets #2 (June 4th) and #4 (July 16th) will be held at the Canada Games Stadium in Saint John.

"These twilight meets will give our athletes additional opportunities to perform," said Gabriel LeBlanc, Executive Director of Athletics New Brunswick. "Each competition will give athletes additional chances to achieve seasonal and personal bests, provincial records, and team standards."

Because the competitions are twilight meets occurring on Monday evenings, not all track and field events will be offered at each meet. 

Additional information, including a list of events offered at each meet, can be found here: anb.ca/Calendar/documents/TRwilight%20meet%203.pdf

By: Brandon Scott LeBlanc


May 7 2018 - May 20th ANB Performance Practice

ANB Performance Practice - May 20th - Saint John

 

Athletes ages: Midget to Masters aged athletes

Topics and Sessions: Jumps, Sprints & Hurdles, Activation, and Self therapy

Coaches and Presenters: Dave Thomas, Josh Fry, Caitlin Marshall, Chris Belof

Location: UNBSJ campus – G. Forbes Athletics Centre and Canada Games Stadium

Seminar Details: May 20th, 2018

10:00 am-  G. Forbes Athletics Centre:  ALL Coaches and athletes:
Caitlin Marshall - Activation – It’s role in the warm-up and its diversity within event groups

10:35 am– Technical session
Dave Thomas – High Jump – progressions
Chris Belof – Long and Short Hurdle

11:45 am– Technical session
Dave Thomas – Triple/Long Jump – progression
Chris Belof – Sprints – Block setup, clearance, & acceleration

1:00 pm– G. Forbes Athletics Centre:  ALL Coaches and athletes:
Josh Fry – Self-therapy and injury prevention for High-Performance athletes

Please RSVP by May 17th   

Further inquires can be made to Chris Belof – chris.belof@unb.caor 204-470-4502
 

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