Track and field

Ella Frisk from the Trail Track and Field Club leaps to gold in U18 high jump at the Kamloops provincial Jamboree. Photos: Laura Boily

Trail track athletes earn top results at Kamloops Jamboree

Trail’s Ella Frisk, Jaxon Kuchar earn gold at Kamloops Track and Field Provincial Jamboree

 

Athletes competed in the men’s 400-metre wheelchair race Friday morning at the Bell Canadian National Track and Field Championships. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Elite track and field athletes offer inspiration for Langley’s youth

Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships is happening in Langley until Sunday

 

Athletes were warming up at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley on Wednesday, June 22, as the 2022 Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships got underway. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Athletes assemble at the 2022 Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships in Langley

More than 1,600 competitors are registered for national championships

 

J. L. Crowe athletes performed well at the BC High School Sports Track and Field Championship in Langley last week with Jaxon Kuchar sprinting to a bronze medal finish in the 3,000-m run. Photo: Deborah Shergold

Strong showing for J.L. Crowe athletes at BC track and field championship

Six athletes from J. L. Crowe Secondary competed at the provincial track and field championship

J. L. Crowe athletes performed well at the BC High School Sports Track and Field Championship in Langley last week with Jaxon Kuchar sprinting to a bronze medal finish in the 3,000-m run. Photo: Deborah Shergold
Alysha Newman competes at the Johnny Loaring Classic in Windsor, Ont. on May 21. (Geoff Robins, Mundo Sport Images/Special to Langley Advance Times)

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Alysha Newman competes at the Johnny Loaring Classic in Windsor, Ont. on May 21. (Geoff Robins, Mundo Sport Images/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Glenmerry Elementary School Track Meet went full steam ahead at Haley Park on Wednesday, May 25 with about 100 students, teachers, staff and parent volunteers all getting into the action. Photos: Jim Bailey and Christine DeRosa

Glenmerry Elementary track and field

Glenmerry Elementary School hit the track at Haley Park Wednesday in preparation for the SD20 meet

The Glenmerry Elementary School Track Meet went full steam ahead at Haley Park on Wednesday, May 25 with about 100 students, teachers, staff and parent volunteers all getting into the action. Photos: Jim Bailey and Christine DeRosa
Memebrs of Canada’s 4 X100-metre relay team celebrate their bronze medal win during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, Aug.6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada to receive 4×100 men’s relay silver medals from Tokyo Olympics

Move coming after court ruled against British sprinter tested for prohibited substance

Memebrs of Canada’s 4 X100-metre relay team celebrate their bronze medal win during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, Aug.6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Georgia Ellenwood cleared the bar in the high jump event of the women’s heptathlon on Aug. 4, 2021 during competition at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. On Friday, Feb. 25, during a qualifying meet for the world championships, she ruptured her Achilles tendon. (Daniel Lea/CSM)

B.C.’s Georgia Ellenwood suffers catastrophic injury at qualifying meet for world championships

‘All I could say when it happened was no, please, no, no, no’

Georgia Ellenwood cleared the bar in the high jump event of the women’s heptathlon on Aug. 4, 2021 during competition at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. On Friday, Feb. 25, during a qualifying meet for the world championships, she ruptured her Achilles tendon. (Daniel Lea/CSM)
J. L. Crowe runner Jaxon Kuchar got in his last day of training on Tuesday and will join Team BC at the 2021 Cross Country Championship in Ottawa this week for the Nov. 27 race. Jim Bailey photo

J. L. Crowe athlete to race at X-country nationals

Trail’s Jaxon Kuchar will compete in the 2021 X-Country Championships in Ottawa this weekend

J. L. Crowe runner Jaxon Kuchar got in his last day of training on Tuesday and will join Team BC at the 2021 Cross Country Championship in Ottawa this week for the Nov. 27 race. Jim Bailey photo
Athletics Canada ranked Trail Track and Field athletes Sadie Joyce, Makenna Gallon, Jendaya and Ellery Shields among the top athletes in the province for their respective events.

Trail track athetes excel at Calgary meet

Trail Track and Field athletes ranked among the best in province by Athletics Canada

Athletics Canada ranked Trail Track and Field athletes Sadie Joyce, Makenna Gallon, Jendaya and Ellery Shields among the top athletes in the province for their respective events.
Vernon summer resident Julie McCann (née Holland) set an unofficial world record Monday, Aug. 9, at Greater Vernon Athletic Park, becoming the fastest woman to run 100 metres on all fours with a clocking of 22.99 seconds. (Christine Castrucow photo)

100 metre dash – on all fours: Vernon woman breaks unofficial Guinness record

Vernon resident Julie McCann sets unofficial Guinness mark as fastest woman to cover 100 metres on all fours

Vernon summer resident Julie McCann (née Holland) set an unofficial world record Monday, Aug. 9, at Greater Vernon Athletic Park, becoming the fastest woman to run 100 metres on all fours with a clocking of 22.99 seconds. (Christine Castrucow photo)
Jaxon Kuchar and Matti Erickson

West Kootenay athletes excel at Victoria track meet

Matti Erickson wins double-gold, Jaxon Kuchar silver and bronze at the BC Endurance Challenge meet

Jaxon Kuchar and Matti Erickson
Dan and Lina Horan, who have been coaching and managing the Trail Track and Field Club for more than 40 years, have past the torch to Kylie Lakevold. Photos: Jim Bailey

Trail couple retires from 40 years of coaching Trail track club – leave it in good hands

Dan and Lina Horan retire from Trail Track and Field Club, pass the torch to Kylie Lakevold

Dan and Lina Horan, who have been coaching and managing the Trail Track and Field Club for more than 40 years, have past the torch to Kylie Lakevold. Photos: Jim Bailey
Township of Langley will play host to the 2022 and 2023 Canadian Track and Field Championships. (Braden Collum/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township first B.C. city to host World Track and Field Trials in nearly 20 years

Township of Langley will host 2022 and 2023 editions

Township of Langley will play host to the 2022 and 2023 Canadian Track and Field Championships. (Braden Collum/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Trail athlete Jaxon Kuchar. (Trail Times file photo)

Trail athlete and long-time coach honoured with BC Athletics awards

Jaxon, a Greater Trail track-and-field phenom, took home U16 Athlete of the Year award

Trail athlete Jaxon Kuchar. (Trail Times file photo)