|New Brunswick well represented at USports confrences |
Feb 27 2017
This past weekend, while the AUS Championships were being hosted in Moncton, the other three conferences of USports were hosting their respective conference championships; the RSEQ, OUA, and CanWest. Several New Brunswickers were in action in these conference championships and had fantastic results.
At the OUA Conference Championships:
- Nick MacMackin of Quispamsis, running for the University of Windsor, placed 4th in the 1000m and 6th in the 1500m with times of 2:24.14 and 3:58.94... >> more
|New Brunswick Athletes shine at the AUS Track & Field Championships|
Feb 26 2017
(MONCTON, N.B.) – Over 230 university athletes took part in the 2016 Subway Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Track and Field Championships hosted at the University de Moncton this weekend. A total of 10 Atlantic Universities competed for individual titles and team points.
The competition saw amazing performances including provincial records, stadium records, and AUS Championships records.
Here are the highlights of New Brunswick athletes and athletes representing New Brunswick Un... >> more
|AUS Track and Field Championships set for for Friday and Saturday |
Feb 23 2017
AUS Track and Field Championships set for for Friday and Saturday
The 37th AUS Track & Field Championships are set for this Friday and Saturday (February 24-25) at the Vance-Toner Stadium in the CEPS on the Université de Moncton campus. Teams from 10 Atlantic universities will be represented by over 200 athletes. New Brunswick universities in action will include the University of New Brunswick, l’Université de Moncton, St Thomas University as well as Mou... >> more
|Henri and Hughes are National Champions! – New Brunswick captures 14 medals at Indoor Track Nationals|
Feb 20 2017
Over 30 of New Brunswick's finest young track and field athletes travelled to Montreal to compete at the 2017 Canadian Indoor Championships. Team New Brunswick did extremely well capturing 14 medals (4 gold, 4 silver, 6 bronze).
Gold medal performances:
- Kyla Hughes of Cocagne (ASEA) captured gold in the youth girls shot put with a throw of 13.21m, beating the nearest competitor by over 20 cm and setting a new Championships record.
- Jordan Henri of... >> more
|Episode Three: Race Day!|
Feb 20 2017
The Adventures of Sarah and Grace
We’re Sarah and Grace, two New Brunswick gals who train, race, and live as elite middle distance runners. After our collegiate careers, we knew we weren’t quite finished with sport — so, we joined Athletics Canada’s West Hub training centre and launched ourselves into our passion!
Now, we float through Victoria’s lush rainforests and stride across grey sand beaches. From this base, we get to travel to secluded corners of... >> more
|Athletics New Brunswick seeking Athlete Representative|
Feb 16 2017
ANB is actively seeking a representative of the athlete’s voice on the ANB board of directors. This individual will provide input on the administration and delivery of our programs and provide the athlete’s perspective on decisions made regarding these programs.
-Represent the needs and opinions of athletes at ANB board meetings (include 5 evening teleconferences, the AGM (October 15thOromocto) and the SAGM (April&n... >> more
|Two ANB Coaches named as National Team Staff for Canada in 2017|
Feb 16 2017
Athletics New Brunswick is extremely proud to share that two of its full-time staff and professional coaches have been named to Canadian National Teams in 2017.
Steve LeBlanc ChPC, from Riverview, who acts as ANB’s High Performance Coordinator, has been named as a coach to the Jeux de la Francophonie (JDLF) team. Steve will be travelling as part of the Canadian team to Abidijan, Ivory Coast, from July 21-30. Steve has previously been a national team coach at World Y... >> more
|New Brunswick Prepares to Compete at the National Indoor Track and Field Championship|
Feb 15 2017
An extremely exciting weekend is in store for Athletics New Brunswick (ANB) as the Athletics Canada Indoor Championships are quickly approaching. On February 18th and 19thst a strong group of 37 athletes will be competing in Montreal at the event. Some will be looking to move up in the Canadian rankings while others will use this as valuable experience as it will be their first time on the national stage. This young group of athletes shows great potential for a strong athletics team for New B... >> more
Athlete of the Month
Athlete of the Month (January 2017): Nick MacMackin. Competing for the Windsor Lancers Nick MacMackin had a stunning start to 2017 with a provincial U23 record of 2:23.24 in the 1000m, a 1:20.12 in the 600m, and a USPORT standard performance in the 4x800m with a time of 7:38.45. Both his 1000m and 4x800m times lead the Athletics Canada and USPORT rankings, while his 600m time ranks him 10th in the USPORT rankings. With these performances, MacMackin has solidified himself as one of New Brunswick's fastest ever mid-distance runners.