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Jul 17 2019 - Legion provincial team

Congratulations to these athletes who have been named to the Provincial Team for the Legion Youth Nationals! There are 34 athletes on this list. On Thursday the final two names will be announced.

Here is the list: /ckfinder/userfiles/files/Legion provincial team.pdf

Appeals form (deadline Thursday, July 18th at noon):

Jul 17 2019 - Pelletier to Represent Canada on the 2019 Pan Am Coaching Staff

Congratulations to Yvan Pelletier who will be heading to San José, Costa Rica as one of the coaches for the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships. The meet will be taking place from July 19 to July 21 at National Stadium. This will be the 20th anniversary of this event and it will feature athletes from 31 different countries. There were 47 U20 athletes selected to compete for team Canada (22 men and 25 women). We wish Yvan and all other team Canada members the best of luck at this event!

Jul 16 2019 - 2019 Subway Atlantic Track and Field Championships

The Subway Atlantic Track and Field Championships took place in Moncton from July 13th to 14th. The meet showcased a variety of talent from across the Atlantic provinces. There were approximately 400 athletes in attendance; this number featured individuals of all different ages, including about 100 Run Jump Throw Wheel athletes. The Run Jump Throw Wheel program includes young athletes’ ranging in the U10 and U12 age categories.  Events like the 80m Dash, Softball Throw and several others were offered to them as they competed in their own Atlantic competition. To add on to the excitement, the meet also featured New Brunswick Legion Trials. Those athletes who met the Legion standard in their race or field event earned themselves a ticket to the Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships. This year, the championships will be held in Cape Breton.

Overall, Pictou County Athletics (693.5) was the winning team in the Atlantic Championship, followed closely by South-East Athletics (419), based out of Moncton. During the competition, many young athletes stood out by winning multiple events or breaking provincial records. Below you can find a recap of these exciting accomplishments.   


Looking at new records, Max Mazerolle (South East Athletics) now holds the U18 record in the Decathlon. Max competed in the 100m Dash, Long Jump, Shot Put, High Jump, 400m, 110m Hurdles, Discus Throw, Pole Vault, Javelin Throw and 1500m. His overall score was 5262.

Marwin Ghalil (ASEA) set a Masters Record in the Triple Jump with a score of 9.97m. He also won the 100m with a final time of 13.02.

Erin Vringer, from Saint John Track Club, had an excellent weekend. She broke a New Brunswick record in the 1200m run (3:31.75), placing first in the event. She also won the Women’s 1500m Steeple Chase (5:04.69) and in the 800m she had a competitive race against Cara MacDonald from Pictou County Athletics. Despite the hard race, Erin came out on top with a great time of 2:15.04.

Dean Strowbridge, also from Saint John Track Club, broke a new Masters Record in the 3000m Run. He finished the race well under ten minutes, recording a time of 9:38.17.

Heather Leblanc (New Brunswick) broke her old provincial record in the Hammer Throw with a score of 25.49m.


Below you will find some highlights of the meet.

Danielle Keefe, from Fast Tracks, had a challenging yet impressive weekend. She competed in the 1200m (4:44.73), placing first, the 3000m (10:28.49), also placing first and the 800m (2:21.02) placing third.

Carys Jacobson (Fast Tracks) excelled in her events. She competed in the 100m run (Finals: 12.98 /Prelims: 13.07) and the 200m (Finals: 26.99/Prelims: 26.67). She placed first in both of these events.

Shelby MacIsaac (ASEA) also competed and won in several events. In the 200m she took first recording a preliminary time of 26.20 and a final time of 26.36. She also won the 100m.

Victoria Leblanc had a great showing in the Jump Pit. She won the Women’s Long Jump with a 5.63m jump and the Triple Jump with a jump of 11.34m.

In the Masters Division, Jo Welch from Nova Scotia won the 100m Dash with a preliminary time of 17.23 and a final time of 17.73. She also placed first in the 300m Hurdles (1:16.35) and second in high jump (1.07m).

Monica Hitchcock (SJTC) took first place in Javelin throwing a distance of 23.70m. Monica also placed second in shotput (20.95) falling very closely behind Heather Leblanc from New Brunswick who threw 20.98m.

Looking at the men’s side of the competition, Jordan Henri (Aetos Athletica) placed first in two events. In the 100m Dash he finished with a time of 10.72, and in the 200m he finished with a time of 20.97.

Micah Landry from Saint John Track Club had a great weekend, taking home the gold in the 1200m and the 800m. He had very fast races with a 3:21.19 time in the 1200m and a 2:09.86 in the 800m.

Zachary James (Valley Athletics) won the 800m (2:01.74) in his age category along with the 400m (51.55).

Francis Roussel from the Acadian Peninsula competed in four different events. He won in the 300m Dash (40.05) and in the Javelin Event (37.21m), placed second in the 100m Dash (Prelim: 12.81 / Final:12.95), and third in the 200m Dash (Prelim: 26.45 / Final: 26:45)

Quinn Sullivan (SJTC) won the 200m Hurdles (29.82) and also came second in the 300m Dash (40.35) and the 200m Dash (26.06).

Jonathan Roy (Chaleur Athletics) competed in the 1500m and the 5000m races. He won both, the 1200m with a time of 4:34.58 and the 5000m with a time of 18:52.27.

Ben Brown from Valley Athletics competed in the 1500m Wheelchair Event (58.57) and the 800m (1:59.30). He won both events.

Samuel Bourque from Aetos Athletica competed and won in a couple of throwing events. In the Discus he threw a distance of 44.39m and in the Shot Put threw 13.47m.

Jarod Manuel from Fredericton Legion Track and Field also won two field events in his age category. He placed first in the Shot-Put Event (14.68m) and the Hammer Event (46.96m).

In the Masters Division, Bruce Rosvall (SJTC) won both the 400m (57.71) and the 800m (2:17.51) just falling shortly behind his old provincial records.


There were many excellent performances at the Subway Atlantic Track and Field Championships. Although not everyone was mentioned, we would like to congratulate all the great athletes for their achievements and hard work.

To see the full results of the meet, you can visit

Jul 10 2019 - Atlantic Championships Coming Up This Weekend!

This weekend, ANB will be host to three very exciting competitions! Here's what you need to know.

The Legion Provincial trials will be taking place on July 13-14 at the Moncton stadium. Athletes will complete in the U16 and U18 categories for a place on team NB. The successful athletes will go on to compete in the National Championships in August. For more information about the NB Legion program, click here:

The Subway Atlantic Track and Field Championships will also be taking place this upcoming weekend at the Moncton stadium. This event will be open for all age categories around the Atlantic provinces to compete and should bring in some high-performance athletes. This meet will be the final event for the Maritime Track League contenders to compete.

Lastly the RJTW Atlantics will also be taking place at the Moncton Stadium on July 13 for the younger competitors. There will be lots of exciting events to watch this weekend and we hope for lots of good weather! 

The deadline for registration for all of the events is 11:59pm this evening. The link for registration is You can also find further information about each event there.

There will be a $5 charge at the gate for spectators over 12 years of age.

Jul 9 2019 - Dickinson Runs Strong at the FISU Games

Laura Dickinson ran a very impressive race yesterday at the FISU games in Napoli Italy in the 10000 meter event. It was a very humid evening with the temperature feeling like 32 degrees.  Laura looked strong and ran in third place for much of the race, only dropping off slightly in the last kilometer. Dickinson’s fifth place finish was especially impressive as she was the second youngest competitor in the field. She finished in a time of 34:17.95 while the winning time was 34:03.31, making it a very close race from first to fifth place. Way to go Laura!

Jul 9 2019 - CAAWS Board of Directors Deadline for Expressions of Interest – July 31, 2019

The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) is looking for dynamic and skilled leaders to join our Board of Directors. CAAWS is seeking nominations for individuals to fill two positions to be elected to the CAAWS Board of Directors at the 2019 Annual General Meeting on September 17, 2019.

CAAWS is a Multisport Service Organization and the only national, non-profit organization focusing exclusively on women and sport in Canada. We aspire to achieve equity for women in society through the power of sport.

CAAWS is dedicated to creating an equitable and inclusive Canadian sport and physical activity system that empowers girls and women—as active participants and leaders—within and through sport. With a focus on systemic change, we partner with governments, organizations and leaders to challenge the status quo and to advance solutions that result in measurable change.

More information is available here:

Jul 9 2019 - 46th Annual Canadian Masters Athletics Championships

Over the course of this past weekend, the 46th Annual Canadian Masters Athletics Championships were held in Ste-Thérèse, Québec. The meet was a three-day event that showcased some of Canada’s greatest Master Athletes. Our New Brunswick athletes had outstanding performances at the championships and represented the province very well. Some even broke old provincial records. Below is a recap of their accomplishments.

Paul Gauthier (Saint John Track Club) competed in the 50-54 age category and took on multiple events. In the Throws Pentathlon he came first, recording a final score of 3329. On top of this, he took on the Men’s Triple Jump where he broke a provincial record with a distance of 9.90m and finished first in the event. In the Discus Event he placed second with a throw of 40.01m, he won the Hammer Throw with a distance of 41.75m and also won Weight Throw with a distance of 15.01m. In the Men’s Long Jump, he placed third with a jump of 3.88m, he placed second in Javelin (37.68m) and won Shot Put with a score of 12.94m.

David Blackwood (Saint John Track Club) also took on multiple events. He competed in the Pentathlon and finished second with a score of 2504. He also threw 22.39m in the Men’s Discus Throw, placing him third. David raced in the 200m Run with a time of 35.50 (third overall), the 100m with a time of 16.58 (third overall) and the 1500m with a time of 7:21.53 (second overall). He won the Men’s Long Jump with a measurement of 3.46m and placed second in Javelin (30.63m). His performance in the Men’s Javelin earned him a new provincial record.

Bruce Rosvall (Saint John Track Club) had an excellent performance at the Canadian Master Athletics Championship in the 55-59 age division. He broke two provincial records, the first in the 400m Run (57.23) where he placed first overall, and the second in the 800m Run (2:15.17) placing second overall. Bruce also competed in the 200m Run with a time of 26.76; he won the gold in that event.

Dean Stowbridge (Saint John Track Club) also represented New Brunswick proudly at the meet. He raced in the 5000m with a time of 16:53.91 placing second overall.

Rob Jackson competed in the 60-64 10000m race. He took on extremely hot and humid conditions but still took home the gold, recording a time of 40:03.80.

Heather Leblanc took on an action-packed weekend. She competed in the Throws Pentathlon capturing first place with a score of 2364. She proceeded to win Women’s Discus in the 55-59 age category with a throw of 20.72m and the Weight Throw with a throw of 7.29m. She broke her old provincial record in Hammer Throw with a throw of 24.27, as well as her previous record with Javelin by throwing 18.21m. She won both these events. Finally, Heather won Shot Put with a score of 7.64m.

To see the complete results for the competition you can visit:

Jul 8 2019 - Legion Provincial Championships (Trials) This Weekend!

Are you looking for more information on how to qualify for Team NB for Canadian Legion Youth Track & Field Championships? Here's everything you need to know!

- Must be between the ages of 13 and 17 in 2019. **Athletes born in 2006 (13 years old) must register in U16 age category (instead of U14) to be considered for Team NB. U14 age category event results will not be considered for team selection.

- Must participate and come in top 2 in their event(s) at Legion Provincial Championships on July 13 & 14 in Moncton, NB. Deadline to register is Tuesday, July 9th at this link:

- Must visit the Legion tent during Legion Provincial Championships for team uniform sizing and to fill out all necessary forms, including event declaration for seasonal best performances. All forms must be received before the end of the Legion Provincial Championships as no late submissions will be accepted.

- All results from ANB, IAAF, Athletics Canada or USATF sanctioned competitions between April 1 and July 14, 2019 can be used towards meeting the Legion Team Standards if the athlete was a member of ANB prior to the start of the meet. Performances from NBIAA and Jeux de l'Acadie meets are considered if the athlete was a member of ANB prior to the start of the meet.

- All eligible individual performances are measured against the program Standards approved by the Legion Committee. Those athletes achieving the top thirty-six (36) measurements generally will be invited to be part of the team.

- Canadian Legion Youth Track & Field Championships are from August 7 to 13 in Cape Breton, Nova-Scotia.

Full qualification information detailed in the 2019 Athletics Program and Team New Brunswick Selection document available here:

Team Standards available in the 2019 Team Standards document available here:

Athlete Profile form and Event Declaration forms are available here:


For more information of if you have any questions, please contact either:

Team NB Head Coach: Alex Stuart at

Provincial Chairman of the New Brunswick Legion Athletics Committee: John Ladouceur at

Jul 8 2019 - Saint John Track Club Hosts Third Twilight Meet of the Season

On July 4th, Saint John Track Club hosted their third Twilight Meet of the season. Despite the scorching weather, we saw many great athletes come out to compete.

The event all started with a 10 000-meter race and a new record. Jeff Queen broke the 10 km record in the 35-39 age category with a time of 37:31.95. He came second overall finishing behind Dean Strowbridge who had a time of 36:39.58.

There were many competitive races in the girl’s portion of the meet. Below are some highlights:

-In the Girls’ 9-11 200 Meter Dash, Julia Kiervan finished first with a time of 38.20 placing her sixth overall. In the 12-13 age category, Anna Dysart won with a time of 31.90, making her fourth overall. Finally, in the 14-15 division Carys Jacobson excelled with a final time of 26.72 making her first overall.

-In the Girls’ 300 Meter Dash, Julia Kiervan won the 11&U age category (63.59) and Corine Williams won in the 12-13 age category (53.47).  

-Next up, in the Girls’ 400 Meter Dash, Kiyah Hennessey came first in the 11+ division with a final time of 67.85.

-Looking at the Women’s 13+ 800 Meter Run, it was a very competitive final. Erin Vringer won the race with a time of 2:13.47. Mackenzie Hall finished behind her with a time of 2:16.82 and Danielle Keefe came in closely after both girls with a time of 2:16.87.

-In the final race for girls, the Women’s 13+ 1500 Meter Run, Madeline McLeod came first finishing at 4:59.63.

During the women’s field events, Kiyah Hennessey won the High Jump Competition jumping at a height of 1.45 meters and Victoria Leblanc won the Women’s Long Jump with a 5.14-meter jump.Rebecca Lagace won two field events. She took first place in the Women’s Shot Put with a throw of 8.68 meters and in the Women’s Javelin, throwing at a distance of 29.23 meters.

The mens track meets were very eventful. Posted below are the winners of each event:

-The Men’s 200 Meter Dash was divided into five age categories. Kieran Kirkpatrick won the 9-11 age division (36.80) placing eighth overall. Benjamin Gray won the 12-13 division (32.94) making him fifth overall. Quinn Sullivan won the 14-15 division (27.11) finishing fourth overall and Alexander Godfrey won the 18-19 category (22.80) making him third overall. The final division was the 20-99 age division, it was won by Joshua Lunda (22.25) who also placed first overall.

-In the Men’s 11&U 300 Meter Dash, Samuel Chandra finished first with a time of 71.60. Quinn Sullivan won the 14-15 age division with a time of 43.07.

-The Men’s 11+ 400 Meter Dash was won by Mike Van Der Poel with a time of 49.19.

-Micah Landry won the Men’s 13+ 800 Meter Run with a final time of 2:11.46.

-In the Men’s 13-14 1500 Meter Run, Micah Landry finished first (4:34.48) and in the 16-17 age division Cameron Harris came in first (4:34.55).

Reflecting on the men’s field events; Nicholas Abbate won the Men’s High Jump with a final height of 1.45 meters. He also came first in the Men’s Long Jump jumping a distance of 4.63 meters.Calvin MacDonald won the Men’s Shot Put with a throw of 9.20 meters and he also came first in Javelin throwing 26.78 meters.


To see the complete version of these results you can visit

Jul 5 2019 - 40th final of the Jeux de l’Acadie

Over the past weekend the 40thfinal of the Jeux de l’Acadie took place in Grand Falls. It was perfect weather for some great performances!

Erika Desprès of the Southeast won three gold medals, one in the 100m (13.74), 300m (46.24) and also in the 4x100m relay.

Audrey Roy Beausoleil of the Southeast came first in the 2000m (7:28.02) and second in the 1200m (4:09.87).

Joel Gallant of the Southeast captured the gold in the 100m (12.24), silver in the 800m (2:17.03), bronze in high jump (1.50m) and another gold in the 4x100m relay.

Alexis Fournier of Restigouche finished second in the 1200m (3:58.78) and the 2000m (7:01.52)

Payton Sanipass of Kent came first in the shot put (12.72m) and third in the discus (29.44m)

Megan Murphy of Kent finished first in the 1200m (4:18.74) and second in the 800m (2:42.39)

Kristy Michaud of Madawaska-Victoria won the gold in the 150m (20.76), silver in the 80m (11.47) and bronze in the 4x100m relay.

Marie Eve Maillet of Kent came first in the discus (22.58m) and third in the javelin throw (27.39m).

Remi Ouellette of Southeast won triple gold this weekend. In the 100m wheelchair (34.55), para discus (13.30m) and para shot put (5.55m). His throw of 5.55m in the shot put allowed him to break the old record of 4.71m. 

Danie Doucet of Kent won a total of three medals. Gold in the 100m wheelchair (40.10), gold in the para discus (9.82m) and silver in the para shot put (3.72m).

Southeast walked away with all three banners this year! The athletics 12-13, athletics 14-15 and the para-athletics 11-17.

All the results can be found here:ésultats/

Jul 4 2019 - Dickinson Set to Represent Team Canada at the FISU Games

The 2019 FISU games are quickly approaching and we’re very excited to cheer for Laura Dickinson in the 10 000m event. She will be competing on Monday July 8th at 3PM AST. You can watch the race on OLYMPICCHANNEL.COM or you can go on the official FISU Universiade website Laura holds NB records in the U23 and senior 5000m as well as the U23 and senior records in the 10 000m. Her current personal best in the 10 000m event is 33:31.24. This time ranks her second in the Canadian women’s U23 category. Steve Leblanc will also be representing New Brunswick as one of the Team Canada coaches.  

Jul 2 2019 - 2021 CSG Coaching Applications

Calling all 2021 CSG Coaches!!

Just a friendly reminder that Event Coaching Applications for the 2021 CSG are closing July 15th, 2019.

See more information about the application process at the link below:


2019-07-17 - Legion provincial team
2019-07-17 - Pelletier to Represent Canada on the 2019 Pan Am Coaching Staff
2019-07-16 - 2019 Subway Atlantic Track and Field Championships
2019-07-10 - Atlantic Championships Coming Up This Weekend!
2019-07-09 - Dickinson Runs Strong at the FISU Games

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