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May 22 2018 - Director of ANB’s Run, Jump, Throw, Wheel and First Contact Programs steps down

ANB is announcing that Alex Holder of Quispamsis and Director of ANB’s Run, Jump, Throw, Wheel and First Contact Programs will be stepping down having accepted a new position based with the Lord beaverbrook arena in  Saint John.

“Since Alex joined our association in 2015 he has educated, trained and motivated New Brunswick youth and coaches towards active participation in Athletics in New Brunswick. Alex has been instrumental in the expansion and enhancement of both the First Contact and Fundamental Program as well as the Run, Jump Throw wheel Program throughout the Province,” says Gabriel LeBlanc ANB’s Executive Director. “Alex’s high level of commitment, dedication, and finely tuned organizational skills did much to advance Athletics in New Brunswick and we are grateful for his three years of services.  Alex always carried with him a positive, caring attitude and a great sense of humour that will be missed by all within our organization” states ANB’s Board Chair Marc Lalonde.

ANB send its warmest wishes to Alex in his new endeavor and the very best of Luck in this new chapter.

 


May 22 2018 - Saint John Spring meet Highlights

This past Saturday, May 19th, the Saint John track club held the second New Brunswick meet of the season.

Erin Vringer of SJT broke her own provincial record in the 1200m with a time of 3:43.65.

Shelby MacIsaac of ASEA won the 100m (12.57) and the 200m (25.51). She also finished first in the high jump with a jump of 1.53m and second in the long jump with a jump of 4.49m.

Marie-Pier Cloutier running for École Samuel de Champlain competed in the 100m (13.07) and in the 100mh (15.67).

Isabelle Morris of ASEA opened her season with a win in the javelin throw (36.72m).

Elizabeth MacDonald of Halifast won the hammer throw with an impressive throw of 51.40m. She also places third in the javelin with a throw of 30.40m.

Braden Harrison of FLTC ran the fastest 200m of the day with a time of 22.22.

Kenneth McGovern of Saint John High had the second fastest 200m and 400m with a time of 23.24 and 52.84.

Jonathan Gionet of FLTC won the men shot put (14.75m) and the discus throw(46.22m).

Jarod Manuel of ASEA also competed in the shot put(13.57m) and discus throw(36.16m), he places second in both events.

The result of this event can be found here: http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=1011

 

The next events in New-Brunswick will be the NBIAA regional.


May 14 2018 - ASEA Spring Open Recap

This past Saturday, May 12th the annual ASEA Spring Open kicked off New Brunswick’s track and field outdoor season at the Moncton Stadium. Many great performances were recorded in the sunny weather. A few of these great performances are outlined below.

Shelby MacIsaac of Riverview had a great weekend, finishing first in all three events. She won the midget 100m with a time of 13.10s, the 300m in a time of 42.14s, and high jump with a jump of 1.52m.

Maya Reynolds, competing for Halifast, put up great times, placing first in both the senior 100m and 200m with times of 12.34s and 25.47s, respectively.

Mackenzie Hall, competing for FastTrack, won the youth 400m and 800m. She broke the 60 seconds barrier in the 400m with a time of 59.50 sec.

On the men’s side Mike Van Der Poel, of Halifast, ran two great sprints to place first in both the senior 100m and 200m with times of 11.15s and 22.37s, respectively.

Owen Enstrom, competing for ASEA, claimed first in the midget 400m (54.35s), the 800m (2.07.88), and in high jump with a jump of 1.32m.

Jacob Leblanc, of Moncton, had a busy day racing in the 200m, 400m, and 1500m wheelchair with times of 32.69, 60.73, and 4.13.80 respectively.

Samuel Bourque, competing for ASEA, had a great meet in the shot and discus circles. Bourque won both the youth shot put with a throw of 14.83m and the youth discus throw with a throw of 41.10m. 

Full results: http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=1010 

The next event will be the SJTC & SJHS Spring Meet on May 19th in Saint-John. 


May 7 2018 - ANB Monday Night Twilight meet

Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to announce the introduction of its Twilight Competitions, a series of four track and field meets happening throughout the summer to give athletes additional chances to compete. 

Twilight meets #1 (May 28th) and #3 (June 11th) will take place at the Moncton 2010 Stadium in Moncton, while meets #2 (June 4th) and #4 (July 16th) will be held at the Canada Games Stadium in Saint John.

"These twilight meets will give our athletes additional opportunities to perform," said Gabriel LeBlanc, Executive Director of Athletics New Brunswick. "Each competition will give athletes additional chances to achieve seasonal and personal bests, provincial records, and team standards."

Because the competitions are twilight meets occurring on Monday evenings, not all track and field events will be offered at each meet. 

Additional information, including a list of events offered at each meet, can be found here: anb.ca/Calendar/documents/TRwilight%20meet%203.pdf

By: Brandon Scott LeBlanc


May 7 2018 - May 20th ANB Performance Practice

ANB Performance Practice - May 20th - Saint John

 

Athletes ages: Midget to Masters aged athletes

Topics and Sessions: Jumps, Sprints & Hurdles, Activation, and Self therapy

Coaches and Presenters: Dave Thomas, Josh Fry, Caitlin Marshall, Chris Belof

Location: UNBSJ campus – G. Forbes Athletics Centre and Canada Games Stadium

Seminar Details: May 20th, 2018

10:00 am-  G. Forbes Athletics Centre:  ALL Coaches and athletes:
Caitlin Marshall - Activation – It’s role in the warm-up and its diversity within event groups

10:35 am– Technical session
Dave Thomas – High Jump – progressions
Chris Belof – Long and Short Hurdle

11:45 am– Technical session
Dave Thomas – Triple/Long Jump – progression
Chris Belof – Sprints – Block setup, clearance, & acceleration

1:00 pm– G. Forbes Athletics Centre:  ALL Coaches and athletes:
Josh Fry – Self-therapy and injury prevention for High-Performance athletes

Please RSVP by May 17th   

Further inquires can be made to Chris Belof – chris.belof@unb.caor 204-470-4502
 

2018-05-22 - Director of ANB’s Run, Jump, Throw, Wheel and First Contact Programs steps down
2018-05-22 - Saint John Spring meet Highlights
2018-05-14 - ASEA Spring Open Recap
2018-05-07 - ANB Monday Night Twilight meet
2018-05-07 - May 20th ANB Performance Practice

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