|2017 Jeux Canada Games selection criteria now available|
Jul 3 2015
ANB is pleased to announce that the 2017 Jeux Canada Games selection criteria has been ratified by the board of directors and is now official. ANB believes that the accepted criteria will allow us to send the most competitive full team available.
Criteria is available here: http://anb.ca/Programs/canada-summer-games.php
Any questions can be directed to head coach Jason Reindl (firstname.lastname@example.org)... >> more
|NB athletes set to compete at Canadian Track and Field Nationals|
Jul 2 2015
The 2015 Canadian Track and Field Championships, the first ever-combined Championships for senior, junior and para-athletics categories, begins Thursday in Edmonton, Alberta.
This Canadian Championships (July 2nd to 5th) will serve as the selection trials for the Parapan Am Games (August 7–15, Toronto), Panamerican Junior Championships (July 31 – August 2, Edmonton) and IAAF World Championships (August 22–30, Beijing, China). Almost all of the athletes recently named to... >> more
|ANB is Hiring! (Director of Run Jump Throw Wheel & First Contact Programs Athletics New Brunswick|
Jul 1 2015
Athletics New Brunswick is seeking an energetic leader who will work in partnership with staff and volunteers to expand and enhance the First Contact & Fundamentals programs in Athletics (Track & Field) in the Province of New Brunswick. The ideal candidate is committed to working on a day to day basis with athletics clubs, schools and community organizations. The goal will be to involve and engage young people ages 6+ in physical activity and particularly the sport of track and field... >> more
|East Coast Games Track and Field Highlights|
Jun 28 2015
The first East Coast Games were held in Saint John over the weekend with fine weather conditions prevailing. Track events ran Friday evening under the lights at the Canada Games Stadium while field events were held on Saturday. During the medal presentation ceremony Saturday evening, St. John Track Club’s Brady Graves and Victoria LeBlanc received the East Coast Games male and female, Track and Field athletes of the meet awards.
Victoria won gold in long jump (5.17m), 200m (27.... >> more
|East Coast Games set for Friday Night Lights|
Jun 25 2015
Saint John will be host to the inaugural year of the East Coast Games this weekend. The Track and Field portion will take place at the Canada Games Track on the UNBSJ campus.
With 100 athletes participating in this meet which is also part of the MTL (Maritime Track League) either under the lights on Friday night or in the field on Saturday morning it promises to be a great event.
Not to miss events:
- The men&... >> more
|Shediac-Cape Athlete Qualifies for World Juniors!|
Jun 24 2015
Athletics New Brunswick is proud to announce that Shediac Cape’s very own Veronica Coombes has been selected to represent Canada at the 11th IWAS World Junior Games 2015 being hosted by the Dutch organisation, Disability Games Foundation in Stadskanaal, the Netherlands July 2nd to 8th! Veronica is one of Canada’s three members attending the games, including Jesse Brockville of British Columbia and Brandon Close from Saskatchewan. Veronica will be competing for Canada for the first... >> more
|New Brunswick Athletes Perform Well at Canadian Combined Event Championships|
Jun 23 2015
This past weekend the Canadian Combined Events Championships were hosted in Ottawa ON, and three New-Brunswickers competed; Pierre Landry and Chris Robertson competed in the senior decathlon while Alain Doucet competed in the junior decathlon. This meet also serves as the Capital Cup, an IAAF sanctioned meet, featuring many of the top decathletes and heptathletes in the world.
In the senior men’s decathlon, Chris Robertson of Moncton was putting together a very stro... >> more
|New Brunswick Provincial Championships Recap|
Jun 22 2015
The New Brunswick Provincial Championships were held yesterday at the Shawn Graham Track and Field complex, under cool windy conditions, dampened by the occasional shower. The meet in Rexton saw three new masters records fall, all in the same race. Alex Coffin in the 45-49 category, Paul Thibodeau in the 50-54 category and Raymond Caissie in the 65-69 category, all set new NB provincial master’s records in the 3000M race. Hannah Trites of Motley Crew broke the girls midget 1200m N... >> more
Athlete of the Month (June 2015): Shayne Dobson. One of New Brunswick's greatest ever para-athletes took the track by storm in June to smash two Canadian records, and put himself in a position to be named to represent Canada at the Para-Pan American Games in Toronto later this Summer! Shanye first broke the 1500m national record with a time of 4:26.76 at the Ian Hume Invitational in Sherbrooke, Quebec, and a week later broke the 5000m national record in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia with a time of 16:53.62! Shayne's 1500m time ranks him 5th in the world and 1st among Pan-American countries, while his 5000m time ranks him 1st in the world!