|2 Throws meet this fall |
Aug 30 2016
Athletics New Brunswick is happy to announce that it will again be holding two throws meets this September, the ANB Fall Throws Spectacular and Throwsapooloza 4.
Saint John will be holding the Fall Throws Spectacular at the University of New Brunswick Saint John’s throws field on Sunday September 11th.
Just under two weeks later on Saturday September 24th the Université de Moncton Upper field will serve as host for the fourth installment of ANB&rsquo... >> more
|Shayne Dobson is Ready for Rio|
Aug 29 2016
By Alex Cyr
On the morning of September 11th, Shayne Dobson will be standing on a track in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, sizing himself up against the fastest Paralympians on the planet.
Competing under the T37 classification, which is reserved for athletes with Cerebral Palsy, Dobson will battle with more athletes of his calibre for the title of Paralympic 1500 meter champion. Originally from Campbellton, NB, the alumnus of Université de Moncton’s cross-country prog... >> more
|Saint John Canada Games Foundation|
Aug 25 2016
Hello fellow athletes and coaches,
A quick reminder that the Saint John Canada Games Foundation application date is quickly approaching. The fall date is the first Monday of September which this year is the 5th. The online application is quite easy to complete and takes only a few minutes.
The purpose of the Foundation is to support athlete training so that they are able to pursue excellence in sport. Athletes must have the potential to be among the best in Canada, have dem... >> more
|The Future of elite healthcare in track and field by Dr. Erik Klein|
Aug 18 2016
This week we are reveling in the best that track and field has to offer in Rio. These performances are a mere moment in time, the proverbial tip of the iceberg of many years of complex training. Training strategies are moving forward to break down the barriers between the athlete, coach, and therapist.
In May of this year, I had the opportunity to attend the Performance Therapy Program at Altis in Phoenix Arizona. This is the world renowned program created by the th... >> more
|Lalonde Makes Canadian Running History Again|
Aug 17 2016
Olympian Genevieve Lalonde of Moncton has yet again made her mark in Canadian running history. After competing in the women’s 3000m steeplechase qualifier on Saturday, she not only broke her own Canadian record with a time of 9:30.24 but also finished 4th in her heat which qualified her for the finals.
On Monday, Lalonde made history again by being the first Canadian woman to compete in the Olympic women’s 3000m steeplechase final. Competing against the fastest female st... >> more
|Eastern U22 pictures Jim Neale |
Aug 16 2016
Hello all athletes,
Jim Neale the photograph was present at the Estern U22 Championships taking amazing photos!
Anyone who would like a finished photo for $12 (i.e. crop, straighten, colour/exposure correct, sharpen, remove watermark, etc.) please send to email@example.com
- a list of the images they want
- the proportions they want them in (i.e. 5X7, 8X10, as is, etc.)
- payment in the form of e-transfer or cheque sent to home
Link: https... >> more
|New Brunswickers Compete At Canadian Masters Championships|
Aug 16 2016
This past weekend while eyes were on Rio, 3 members of Saint John Track Club travelled to Toronto to compete in the Canadian Masters Track & Field Championships and were successful in capturing multiple national titles. Along the way, 1 provincial records was broken!
- Paul Gautier (M50-54) won his age group's throws pentathlon with a score of 3393, the weight throw with a best of 12.48m, the hammer throw with a best of 39.25m, the javelin with a best of 38m0... >> more
|Lalonde Makes Olympic finals!|
Aug 14 2016
One of New Brunswick's best ever athletes, Genevieve Lalonde, has had an amazing first race at the Olympic Games in Rio. Running in the third heat, Lalonde finished 4th with a time of 9:30.24 to break her own Canadian record and again solidify herself as the nation's best ever steeplechaser and a world class runner. Lalonde's time qualified her for the finals, making her one of the very few New Brunswickers to qualify for an Olympic final.
Teammates Maria... >> more
Athlete of the Month (July 2016): Bridget Brennan. Our athlete of the month award goes to an individual who broke two provincial records, one in an event she had never done before! The Beechwood native broke the senior women's heptathlon record at the Atlantic Track & Field Championships in Saint John with a score of 4416. Despite being in the midst of her heptathlon, Bridget also ran the 400mh for the first time ever, winning the event in a time of 62.92, also a new provincial record!