Track and field

Ocean Athletics runner Mark Pinckard stays in front of the chase group during a race at the World Masters Track and Field Championships in Tampere, Finland. (Doug Smith photo)

Ocean Athletics’ Pinckard lands on podium, sets record at World Masters track championships

Travel issues don’t slow down 62-year-old middle-distance runner

 

Langley Township is hosting the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Wednesday June 22 to Sunday, June 26, at McLeod Athletic Park. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley youth heading to the finals, competing in 400m hurdle

She ran for her personal best in the semi-finals at the Track and Field Championships

 

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 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)
Peter and Ann Withers, with their grandson Ethan Wilkie, watched the 100m qualifying races at the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Thursday morning. Wilkie, who grew up in Langley and Abbotsford, is competing for the University of New Brunswick in the 400m race. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley-born track athlete returns home to race at Bell Canadian National championships

Athletes from across Canada are competing this week at McLeod Athletic Park

Peter and Ann Withers, with their grandson Ethan Wilkie, watched the 100m qualifying races at the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Thursday morning. Wilkie, who grew up in Langley and Abbotsford, is competing for the University of New Brunswick in the 400m race. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
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

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)
A week before the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships were set to begin at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park, Georgia Ellenwood posted a picture of herself at the field. The heptathlon star is one of several elite competitors forced to sit out the Langley event due to injuries. (Instagram)
A week before the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships were set to begin at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park, Georgia Ellenwood posted a picture of herself at the field. The heptathlon star is one of several elite competitors forced to sit out the Langley event due to injuries. (Instagram)
Holy Cross Regional High School’s Cora Clendenin – a South Surrey athlete – leaps a hurdle during Grade 8 girls 80-m hurdles Friday afternoon at BC High School Track and Field Championships in Langley. (Nick Greenizan photo)

South Surrey high-schoolers land on B.C. track-and-field podium

BC Track and Field Championships held at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park

Holy Cross Regional High School’s Cora Clendenin – a South Surrey athlete – leaps a hurdle during Grade 8 girls 80-m hurdles Friday afternoon at BC High School Track and Field Championships in Langley. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Alysha Newman competes at the Johnny Loaring Classic in Windsor, Ont. on May 21. (Geoff Robins, Mundo Sport Images/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Road to Langley: Pole vaulter finds new groove

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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)
With competitors chasing, Holy Cross Regional School’s Cora Clendenin leaps over a hurdle during the Grade 8 girls 200-m hurdles during South Fraser Track and Field Championships. (Nick Greenizan photo)
With competitors chasing, Holy Cross Regional School’s Cora Clendenin leaps over a hurdle during the Grade 8 girls 200-m hurdles during South Fraser Track and Field Championships. (Nick Greenizan photo)
White Rock Christian Academy’s Athurv Trivedi leaps over the water in the junior boys steeplechase competition at Surrey Track and Field Championships earlier this month. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey athletes prep for South Fraser, provincial track championships

White Rock Christian Academy topped team standings at Surrey championships earlier this month

White Rock Christian Academy’s Athurv Trivedi leaps over the water in the junior boys steeplechase competition at Surrey Track and Field Championships earlier this month. (Contributed photo)
Southridge School grad Maya Kobylanski – who now competes at the University of Idaho – finished first in the women’s 3,000-m steeplechase at the Big Sky Outdoor Track and Field Championships last week. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey’s Kobylanski tops steeplechase field at Big Sky championships

Southridge School grad now competes for NCAA’s University of Idaho

Southridge School grad Maya Kobylanski – who now competes at the University of Idaho – finished first in the women’s 3,000-m steeplechase at the Big Sky Outdoor Track and Field Championships last week. (Contributed photo)
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)
Triple jumper Praise Aniamaka in a photo posted to purduesports.com.

Surrey triple jumper Aniamaka soars to Canadian record at meet in Kentucky

Pacific Academy graduate now with Purdue Boilermakers track & field team

Triple jumper Praise Aniamaka in a photo posted to purduesports.com.
South Surrey's Maya Kobylanski finished second in the women's U20 race at Canadian Cross-Country Championships in Ottawa Saturday. (Contributed photo)

Southridge grad leads Surrey contingent at Canadian Cross-Country Championships

Maya Kobylanski finishes second in U20 women’s race in Ottawa

South Surrey's Maya Kobylanski finished second in the women's U20 race at Canadian Cross-Country Championships in Ottawa Saturday. (Contributed photo)
Rendering of the proposed grandstand of Bear Creek Athletics Centre in Surrey. (submitted image: City of Surrey)

First look at ‘Surrey’s new destination sports facility,’ at Bear Creek Park

At Newton Athletic Park, a new rubberized walking track is planned

Rendering of the proposed grandstand of Bear Creek Athletics Centre in Surrey. (submitted image: City of Surrey)
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)
Ocean Athletics runner Caiden Lee (second from left) set a new U18 record in the mile at the Thunderbirds Track and Field Club Performance Trials earlier this month. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Photography)

Ocean Athletics runner clocks record-breaking mile at Swangard meet

Semiahmoo Secondary’s Caiden Lee, 16, bests U18 mark set in 1985

Ocean Athletics runner Caiden Lee (second from left) set a new U18 record in the mile at the Thunderbirds Track and Field Club Performance Trials earlier this month. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Photography)
Rori Denness-Lamont will throw javelin at California State University Long Beach beginning this fall. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Sports Photography)

White Rock track-and-field star set to throw herself into NCAA competition

Javelin thrower Rori Denness-Lamont commits to California State University Long Beach

Rori Denness-Lamont will throw javelin at California State University Long Beach beginning this fall. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Sports Photography)
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