|Final two athletes for the Legion Nationals provincial team|
Jul 18 2019
Now that the appeal period has concluded the NB Legion committee are very please to announce that Nicholas Colton, an unattached athlete from Bathurst, and Nev Spalding, a Fredericton Fast Track athlete who lives in Fredericton, can be named to the team.
The Legion Committee congratulates all 36 athletes and knows they will make NB proud. There is a possibility for one more competition prior to Nationals. The Tent City Classic on July 27- 28 in Stellarton. " Th... >> more
|Legion provincial team|
Jul 17 2019
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): http://www.anb.ca/page.php?content=2019LegionAppeal... >> more
|Pelletier to Represent Canada on the 2019 Pan Am Coaching Staff|
Jul 17 2019
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!... >> more
|2019 Subway Atlantic Track and Field Championships|
Jul 16 2019
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 sev... >> more
|Atlantic Championships Coming Up This Weekend!|
Jul 10 2019
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: https://www.anb.ca/Programs/royal-canadian-legion.php
The Subwa... >> more
|Dickinson Runs Strong at the FISU Games|
Jul 9 2019
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:... >> more
|CAAWS Board of Directors Deadline for Expressions of Interest – July 31, 2019|
Jul 9 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 aspi... >> more
|46th Annual Canadian Masters Athletics Championships|
Jul 9 2019
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) compe... >> more
Athlete of the Month
Athlete of the Month (April/May 2019): Laura Dickinson and Geneviève Lalonde. Laura was named to team Canada for the 2019 FISU games, that will take place in Napoli, Italy this July. Dickinson was selected to compete in the 10 000m race. She also set a new ANB U23 & senior record in the 5000m with a time of 16:08.66 and in the 10 000m with a time of 33:31.24. Geneviève Lalonde of Moncton, improved her own Canadian 3000m steeplechase record in Shanghai in a time of 9:29.82. This performance was good for a seventh-place finish at the Diamond League meet.