|Shayne Dobson named new ANB Athlete Representative|
Mar 24 2017
Athletics New Brunswick is happy to announce that Shayne Dobson will be ANB’s new Athlete Representative. Dobson, of Campbellton, and a graduate of Université de Moncton will hold this position for a two-year term. The board position involves full participation at all eight annual board meetings including voting rights and the opportunity to better understand how our organisation operates, how our board functions and most importantly be able to put forward his voice and the voice... >> more
|MacMackin Honoured with PRESTIGE Award|
Mar 23 2017
The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) hosted their 11th annual PRESTIGE Awards on Tuesday, March 21 in Ottawa, Ontario. The CSTA’s main objective is to market Canada on an international scale, as a preferred sports tourism destination in partnership with its members. This year, the PRESTIGE (Program Recognizing Exceptional Sport Tourism Initiatives, Games & Events) Awards saw recipients from coast to coast. The awards recognize local events, major international championshi... >> more
|Throw for Dave Meet & Silent Auction|
Mar 22 2017
Athletics New Brunswick will be hosting a throws meet on April 1st, 2017 to fundraise for one of our athletes. Dave Jefferson, of Saint John, is a masters athlete training out of the Saint John Track Club who has been competing in the sport for many years.
In addition to being a well-known athlete in the master's category, Dave has also volunteered as an official helping out at many meets. Recently, Dave’s apartment building in Saint John’s Heritage... >> more
|Belyea Brings Home Gold from Masters Indoor Champs|
Mar 20 2017
The Canadian Masters Athletics Indoor Championships took place this year on March 11 and 12 in Toronto, with athletes competing from all over the country. One of said athletes was New Brunswick’s own, Ross Belyea. This was Ross’s first experience at the CMA Championships – and he did not disappoint.
Belyea, a native of Hartland, New Brunswick, is a retired school teacher. Although this was Belyea’s first experience at the Masters Indoors Champs, he is no stranger t... >> more
|Atlantic Indoor Track & Field Championships Recap|
Mar 12 2017
The Atlantic Indoor Track & Field Championships took place this weekend at the CEPS facility of the Université de Moncton campus. New Brunswick athletes performed greatly, with 8 provincial records being set.
Provincial record performances include:
- In the bantam girls' pentathlon, both Onisha Goguen-Tshimbalang of Moncton and Abby Dubé of Fredericton went under the old provincial record of 1167, with Goguen-Tshimbalang finishing with a score of 1480, and Dub&... >> more
|New Brunswick Athletes Shine at USports Championships|
Mar 11 2017
New Brunswick's best university athletes were in action this weekend at the USports Track & Field Championships, taking place in Edmonton, Alberta. Strong performances lead to four relay medals (1 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze) and three provincial records!
On the women's side:
- Sarah Myatt of Fredericton, competing for Dalhousie University, finished 8th in the 600m with a personal best time of 1:33.55, and tied for 8th in the 1000m with a personal best time of 2:51.21.... >> more
|Atlantic Indoor Track & Field Championships this Saturday|
Mar 8 2017
The Atlantic Indoor Track & Field Championships are set to take place this Saturday at the CEPS facility on the Université de Moncton campus. The competition will feature many of New Brunswick best age class athletes, while the province's best university athletes compete at the USport Track & Field Championships in Edmonton. Over 240 Athletes are expected at this, the final indoor event of the season.
Events to watch include:
- The youth girl... >> more
|ANB Athletes set to compete at USports National Championships|
Mar 7 2017
On March 9-11 the University of Alberta in Edmonton will be hosting the National USport Track and Field Championships and 13 of NB’s best will be competing. This marks a new record for New Brunswick athletes competing at the national University Championships ever!
Among the high quality athletes competing will be ANB’s own:
Adrian Kinney of Bristol in the 60m where he is seeded 9th, representing St. FX.
Nick MacMackin of Quispamsi... >> more
Athlete of the Month
Athlete of the Month (February 2017): Alain Doucet and Sydney MacDonald. Both Alain and Sydney had an incredible weekend during the AUS Championships. Alain won the menís heptathlon with a score 4370 and a clearance in the pole vault of 4.11m. Both these performances are new New Brunswick U23 and Senior records, and also AUS meet records. Sydney won the womenís pentathlon in a new New Brunswick U23 record with a score 3122. She also broke the New Brunswick U23 and Senior records in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.01 during the pentathlon. She also won bronze in the individual 60m hurdles with a time of 9.15.