|Gen 19th at World Championships |
Aug 25 2015
One of Canada's fastest ever steeplechasers, Genvieve Lalonde, competed at the 2015 IAAF World Track and Field Championships on Monday. The Moncton native ran a great race to finish 6th in her heat with a time of 9:36.83, just over a second off her personal best set earlier this season. Teammate Erin Teschuk of Winnipeg finished 10th in her heat with a personal best time of 9:40.07.
Lalonde's heat was won by Hiwot Ayalew of Ethiopia in a time of 9:25.55. Hiwo... >> more
|Coach Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Jeux de La Francophonie|
Aug 20 2015
The 2017 Jeux de la Francophonie will be taking place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast July 21st-30th 2017 and Athletics New Brunswick is seeking applicants for the Head Coach position.
If you are interested or know others who might be, we encourage you to submit your application by September 25th 2015 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for info regarding to the duties and responsibilities
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Should you have any questions with regards to... >> more
|JC Speed Development - Speed and Fitness Camp - August 2015|
Aug 11 2015
Our friends at Athletics PEI are organazing a Speed and Fitness Camp with 2 time Olympian Jared Connaughton later this month in Charlottetown, PEI . Looks like a great event that will be worth the travel.
Youth: Thursday August 27th from 4-6pm and Friday August 28th 4-6pm
Elite: Saturday August 29th from 2-4pm and Sunday August 30th 2-4pm
A) Youth Development Camp: 10-14 years old
-The camp will consist of two 90mins session... >> more
|New Brunswick wins 9 Medals at Legions 2015|
Aug 9 2015
The Canadian Legion Youth Track and Field Championships took place this past weekend at the Stadium Richard-Garneau in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec. Team New Brunswick had it's best showing since the meet became an open competition in 2009
- Hannah Trites of Fredericton won bronze in the midget girl's 2000m with a time of 6:30.38, breaking Luisa Schwarz's provincial record set at the 2012 Legions where Schwarz won silver in the event. Amazingly, Trites had c... >> more
|Rob Jackson breaks 2 NB record in Lyons, France|
Aug 8 2015
Rob Jackson Breaks 2NB record in Lyons, France
Robert Jackson of Fredericton set a New Brunswick record for M60-64 5000m at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Lyon, France. In an amazing time of 18:17.23rd , With this result he finished 10th among the 63 competitors in the M60-64 The Previous NB record was 19:09.60 by Raymond Caissie in 2012.
On Sunday, at the same competition , he broke the New Brunswick record for M60-64 in the 10000m. His time of 38:14.44 was good enough... >> more
|Summary of Team NB results from Day 1 Legion Nationals|
Aug 7 2015
Ste Therese , QC – Team New Brunswick started the first day of competition at the Legion Nationals in Ste Therese , QC with fine performances on the track and on the field including 2 medals and 3 provincial record.
Mickyle Welsh (ASEA) of Riverview broke the ice with a bronze medal performance in the U16 100m running a new provincial record time of 11.28.
Lexie Shannon (FLTC) of Richibucto Road captured silver in was able to finish 2nd in the U16 Triple Jump with a leap o... >> more
|NB's best set to compete at Legion Championships |
Aug 6 2015
New Brunswick will be well represented at the 2015 Royal Canadian Legion Youth Track and Field Championships that begin Friday August 7th in Ste Therese/Blainville, Quebec.
36 athletes aged 14-17 will represent Team New Brusnwick will be competing against the best athletes in Canada.
Among these athletes an incredible 12 hold provincial records. Some favorites to capture medals include:
On the boys side:
Mickyle Welsh (ASEA) of Riverview in the Midget 100m and 200m ... >> more
|2 New Brunswick Officials at Para Pan Ams|
Aug 5 2015
Athletics New Brunswick is proud to report that our very own Carl Cummings of Beaverdam and Mark Sheehan of New Maryland have been appointed to officiate at the Para Pan American Games being held in Toronto through August 7th and 14th! Cummings and Sheehan will be officiating among the best and most experienced officials throughout the pan American countries. While we are very proud to see these two great members of ANB to be selected as officials, we are also not surprised to see their... >> more
Athlete of the Month (August 2015): Mickyle Welsh.
Welsh of Riverview capped off his outdoor track season with medals and records. At the Legion National Championships in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec he captured a bronze in the midget boy's 100m with a time of 11.28, and finished 7th in the 200m with a time of 23.09, both times being provincial records. He then ran as a member of Team New Brunswick's 4x100m team that won silver in a time of 46.19, and on the medley relay team that won bronze in a time of 3:49.85.