|Dick Hartnett named to the Canadian Forces Sports Hall of Fame|
Sep 12 2014
Athletics New Brunswick would like to congratulate one of it’s long time coaches, Capt. Richard (Dick) Hartnett, for being named to the Canadian Forces Sports Hall of Fame as an athlete and a Builder. Hartnett has made significant contributions to the world of Canadian running. With his infectious love for the sport and drive to support the athletic community, he has excelled as an athlete, event organizer, and especially as a coach.
Among of his numerous achievements, he was t... >> more
|Athletics New Brunswick Announces 2014 Cross Country Calender|
Sep 11 2014
Athletics New Brunswick is excited to announce that its 2014 cross country season will begin this weekend and will continue through to till the end of November, concluding with the Canadian Championships, to be held in Vancouver.
Kicking things off will be the Sir James Dunn XC meet in St. Andrews on Friday, September 12th. Both middle school and high school will be competing. New Brunswick universities will also be starting their season this weekend on the 13th in Wolfville, Nova Scotia... >> more
|Throws-apalooza 2 recap|
Aug 27 2014
The last track and field competition of New Brunswick outdoor season took place in Moncton this past Sunday.
The 2nd annual Throws-apalloza saw great results including 12 new provincial masters records
Some of the notable performances include:
-Oliver Charron of Moncton winning both the youth Javelin (49m75) and Shot put (10m00)
-Melissa Pellerin of Dieppe ,won the youth shot put( 9m70), discus (24m50) and Javelin (38m67)
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|23 top 10 finishes for Team New Brunswick at Legion Nationals|
Aug 18 2014
Langley, BC- This past weekend, team New Brunswick competed at the 2014 Legion National Championships. The team performed very well and achieved 23 top 10 finishes, 1 provincial record, and 22 personal best.
On the girl’s side:
- Mellissa Pellerin (ASEA) of Dieppe achieved one of the best performances with a 4th place finish in the U18 Javelin with a throw of 40.39m, less than 50cm from the bronze medal position. This performance also breaks her own New Brunswick record and mark... >> more
|FREE! NCCP WORKSHOP - FMS/MOVE YOUR BODY|
Aug 14 2014
CALLING ALL COMMUNITY LEADERS, NOT-FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, PARENTS, & COACHES
When? Saturday August 23rd, 2014
Location: STU University – James Dunn Hall, Room G6 (Basement)
Learning Facilitator: Ross Leadbetter
Fundamental Movement Skills – Develops the leader's ability to understand and teach the fundamental movement skills of; catching, jumping, throw... >> more
|Team NB ready for 2014 Legion Nationals|
Aug 13 2014
New Brunswick will be well represented at the 2014 Royal Canadian Legion Youth Track and Field Championships that begin Friday August 15 in Langley, B.C., at McLeod Athletic Park.
36 athletes from New Brunswick aged between 13-17 will be competing against the best athletes in Canada. Last year's Championships that was also set in Langley saw New Brunswick come back home with 4 medals.
Luisa Schwarz of Fredericton Legion track club won two medals last ye... >> more
|Christel Robichaud wins silver at World Juniors|
Aug 10 2014
STOKE-MANDEVILLE, UK – After her fifth place in the shot put, the 22-year-old got her hands on a silver medal in the discus Wednesday at the Junior World Games of the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports (IWAS).
Robichaud from Moncton , who has spina bifida was able to throw the discus 14m40 earning her a total of 594 points.
Her Canadian teammate Jessye Brockway, of British Columbia, won the competition with 648 points and a best throw of 19.28 m... >> more
Athlete of the Month (August 2014): Christel Robichaud. After an already incredible season that saw two national records and a pair of medals at the Canadian Track and Field Championships, Christel surprised the nation with a silver medal in the discus throw at the International Wheelchair and Ambulatory Sports (IWAS) Junior Games in Stoke Mandeville, England.