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May 30 2010 - NBIAA Provincial Championships - 2010
Almost 650 High School athletes from across the province competed this past weekend in the South West and North East Regional Track & Field meets to qualify for the provincial championhips. Full results are available at this site for both meets.
To qualify, athletes needed to finish in the top 8 in their event or, in the case of high jump, meet a qualifying height.
A complete list of those who qualified for the Provincial championshipthat will take place on June 5th in Oromocto. is available below
May 21 2010 - Moncton, New-Brunswick to host 2013 and 2014 Canadian Track & Field Championships
Athletics Canada is pleased to announce today that Moncton, New-Brunswick will play host to the 2013 and 2014 Canadian Track and Field Championships. The announcement was made at a press conference today in Moncton.
The championships will take place at the newly built stadium on the campus of Université de Moncton. The stadium is one of many legacy elements from Moncton hosting the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships which begin in 60 days.
Joanne Mortimore, Athletics Canada Chief Executive Officer was on-hand in Moncton to make the official announcement, “Following a record breaking number of bids to host Athletics Canada Canadian Championships in 2011 through to 2014, I am pleased to announce today that Moncton has been chosen to host the most prestigious of Athletics Canada Championships, National Seniors for 2013 and 2014.”
Adding to the excitement is the news that both editions (2013 and 2014) will serve as international qualification meets. In 2013 the Championships will serve as the selection trials for the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, while 2014 will play a part in the selection of athletes to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
May 17 2010 - May 15th meet Recap (5 new provincial records!)
This past Saturday was our first outdoor meet of the summer. With over 175 participants the 2010 High School Invitational meet was a huge success. Despite rainy condition many athletes achieved very good performances. Here are just a few highlights from the event:
-With a time of 4:17.45 Mackenzie Amos (FFT) established a new provincial recon in the Batam girls 1200m
-Abbigail Melanson beat her own provincial record in the 200m T54 wheelchair, she also established a new mark in the 300m T54 wheelchair.
-Shawna Mckay (ASEA) won the 100m, 200m and the 300m in the grade 8 and under girl’s division. Her 300m time of 44.80 is a new NB record.
-Kelsey Duplessis (SJHS) won the girls grade 9-10 100m and 200m.
-Sarah Myatt (FLTC) Had a very good meet winning the 800m and the 400m .
-Sarah Taplin (MHS) won the 80m hurdle and the triple jump (with a nice leap of 10.73).
-Natalie Riley(FLTC) won the 100m and 200m in the senior division
On the boy’s side:
-Luke Appleby (FFT) established a new provincial record in the bantam boys 1200m (4:20.57 )
-Ben Fowler (SJTC) had a busy day winning the 100m , the high jump , the long jump and the 300m hurdles
-Nick MacMackin (SJHS) won the 800m and 1500m.
- Lukas Munn (OHS) won the boys discus with a throw of 25.32m but really made heads turn winning the javelin with a big toss of 51.10m.
Full results can be found here
May 16 2010 - Micheal LeBlanc does it again!
Michael LeBlanc (a Riverview, New Brunswick sprinter running for Syracuse University) kept his momentum going into the final day of the ECAC/IC4A Championships, as he earned his third consecutive title in the 100-meter dash. LeBlanc, who is coming off back-to-back event crowns at the ASU Sun Angel Classic and BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, crossed the line in NCAA Regional-qualifying fashion (10.47).
LeBlanc also led Syracuse to a third-place performance in the 400-meter relay thanks to the efforts of fellow graduate student Antoine Clark, junior Jarret Eaton and freshman Darryl White. The quartet earned their fastest time of the season with an NCAA Regional-qualifying mark of 40.36.
May 13 2010 - Athletics Canada and Royal Canadian Legion announce changes to 2010 National Youth Championships
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Athletics Canada and Royal Canadian Legion announce changes to 2010 National Youth Championships
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada published today the standards for the 2010 Royal Canadian Legion Youth Track & Field Championships taking place in Ottawa August 6-8 at the newly renovated Terry Fox Athletic Facility. Athletics Canada is also communicating the technical modification to these Championships as part of this announcement.
The Royal Canadian Youth Track & Field Championships will now feature an Open Championship in the Under-16 (U16) category. The creation of the Open U16 category will also engage modifications to the event format in order to meet and align with Athletics Canada’s new Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model respective to that age category. Adding the Open U16 category will now make the Youth Track & Field Championships Athletics Canada’s largest event with over 1000 athletes expected to participate. The following is an overview of some of the modifications to these championships:
· The event has been extended to a 3-day competition
· All events in the U16 category have been modified to meet Athletics Canada’s new LTAD model
· Entries to all field events via the open process are limited to a maximum of 18 athletes. If the Championship registration exceeds 18 in any field event, the best 18 ranked athletes (with valid performances) will be accepted.
· Entries to combined events via the open process are limited to a maximum field size of 10 athletes (plus Legion Branch Entries). If the Championship registration exceeds 10, the best 10 ranked athletes (with valid performances) will be accepted.
· All U16 athletes are required to compete in their own age classification and may not move up to compete in the U18 category in any or all individual events. This rule does not apply to relay events.
Visit www.athletics.ca/legions2010 to view the Technical Package, Registration Package, and all other 2010 Royal Canadian Legion Youth Track & Field Championships information.
For all technical questions regarding this event please contact Nicole Clarke – Coordinator, Events & Membership Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613.260.5580 ext.3309
May 5 2010 - First Outdoor meet May 15th!
On May 15th we will be hosting our first outdoor meet of the summer. The 2010New Brunswick SCHOOLS INVITATIONAL & OPEN MEET promises to be a good warm up meet before NBIAA and other competition. Registration is now open at http://www.trackiereg.ca/event.php?id=206 we invite you to register early for this fun event! The cost of this event is only 10$ for up to 4 events! This event will take place at Camp Gagetown.MAy 15th
May 4 2010 - Athletics Youth Camp
Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to announce at least 22 positions for Athletics NB members of clubs who are ages 11to 14 this year are opened to young athletes to attend the Athletics Youth Camp that is being held in conjunction with the World Track and Field championships from July 19th until July 24th.
For more information please visit http://anb.ca/General/forms/Letter_to_clubs_for_applications_to_the_youth_camp%5B1%5D.pdf
May 2 2010 - LeBlanc wins Big East conference championship title
Mike LeBlanc won the Big East conference championship in the 100m in Cincinnati. He ran a 10.47 on a soaked track with a slight headwind. He was also part of the winning relay team as well. Way to go Mike!!
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