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Jul 31 2007 - Silver Medalist & Personal Bests - Junior Nationals 2007
Silver Medalist & Personal Bests - Junior Nationals 2007 Barry Britt broke out on the national stage again this past weekend with a silver medal in the 5000m at the Junior Nationals in Abbotsford, B.C. His time of 15:03.86 beat his previous personal best by 17 seconds. As well, Todd Floyd competed in the 100m with a personal best of 11.77. Congratulations to both of you and the best of luck at Legion Nationals.
Jul 31 2007 - 2007 Canadian Masters Track & Field Championships
The Meet Was A Huge Success!!! Last weekend’s Masters Championship was a great success for the SJ Track Club. We had rave reviews from all competitors, competitive success for all our club participants and a fun time for all including the volunteers. Thank you to everyone who helped out, competed and especially to our many sponsors. A special thank you to our presenting sponsors Irving Oil and the Province of New Brunswick. Check out the links below for… Top 3 results (NB’ers): http://anb.ca/sjtc/content/forms/NB%20top%203%20Results.htm Full Results: http://www.anb.ca/content/anb/results/index.php?id=214 Great Photos: http://www.imagestation.com/members/douglasjsmith
Jul 30 2007 - Market Square Mile
Congratulations to everyone who competed in the Market Square Mile last Friday. It was a great opportunity to race the streets of Uptown SJ and also to meet some of our visiting Masters Athletes for the championships. A special thanks to Mile sponsors Market Square and Aliant. Photos and Results are accessible at the links below.
Jul 25 2007 - Canadian Masters Champs
216 Registered for Canadian Masters Champs: July 28-29th, 2007 The Saint John Track Club is pleased to announce that we have hit 216 registrants at the 2007 Canadian Masters meet scheduled for the Canada Games Stadium this Saturday and Sunday. Masters athletes (aged 30 to 92) from across Canada, the USA and beyond will be competing for two days at the stadium. This is the first national Track & Field event hosted in SJ for more than decade. We encourage all our athletes to put on a club T-Shirt and come out to the stadium to check on the action. For more information on the schedule and registrants go to www.2007canadianmasters.ca
Jul 24 2007 - New Brunswick Legion Team Selected
The Royal Canadian Legion is proud to announce the following people being selected to represent New Brunswick at the National Legion Track and Field Championships in Oromocto from August 8-14th. Congratulations to all of these fine young athletes from the SJ Club. Juvenile Girls Chelsea Britt, Hampton Rachelle McDonald, Saint John Juvenile Boys Barry Britt, Hampton Todd Floyd, Titusville Midget Boys Mathieu Doucet, Saint John
Jul 22 2007 - Atlantic Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Canada Games Stadium, Saint John The Saint John Track Club made a very strong showing at the Atlantic Track & Field Championships at Canada Games Stadium this past weekend. Over 200 athletes from across Atlantic Canada competed in the full day event. Girls Top 3 finishes for the Saint John Track Club Katie Robinson – Girls 12-13 – 1st 100M, 1st 200m, 1st 400m Rachelle McDonald – Girls 16-17 –1st Long Jump, Hilary Tomney – Girls 14-15 – 1st 300m hurdles Shannon Morris – Girls 12-13 – 1st Shot put, 1st Discus Casey Currie – Girls 12-13 - 2nd 800m Sophie Tremblay – Girls 12-13 - 3rd 100m Boys Top 3 finishes for the Saint John Track Club Alec Alston – Boys 11-12 – 1st 100m, 2nd 200m, 1st 400m, 1st Long Jump Nick MacMackin – Boys 12-13 – 2nd 400m, 1st 800m, 1st 1500m Dallas Casey – Boys 11& under – 2nd 100m, 2nd 400m, 2nd 1500m, 3rd Long Jump Paul Tremblay – Boys 11& under – 3rd 100m, 3rd 1500m, 2nd Long Jump Zach Lanteigne – Boys 11& under – 3rd 400m Cameron Dick – Boys 11& under – 2nd 800m Jordan Christian - Boys 11 & under – 3rd 200m, 3rd 800m Jordan Jamison – Boys 18+ - 2nd Javelin John Lanteigne – Mens Open – 2nd 1500m Alex Coffin – Men Open – 1st 5000m Full results at www.anb.ca
Jul 16 2007 - Athletics NB Outdoor Championships
Canada Games Stadium, Saint John July 14, 2007 The Saint John Track Club had many strong performances at Saturday’s Athletics NB Outdoor Championships ay Canada Games Stadium. Over 150 athletes from across New Brunswick competed in the full day event. Leading the club results were double winners were Katie Robinson in the Girls 12-13 100m & 400m and Alex Alston in the Boys 11 & under 100m & Long Jump. As well Rachelle McDonald, Hilary Tomney, Chelsea Britt, Casey Currie and Julia Loparco were single event winners for girls. For the boys, Barry Britt continued his winning ways in the 1500 along with other wins by brothers, Todd and Trevor Floyd in the 100m sprint. There were numerous other event winners and top three finishes. See below. Girls Top 3 finishes for the Saint John Track Club Katie Robinson – Girls 12-13 – 1st 100M, 1st 400m Rachelle McDonald – Girls 16-17 – 2nd 100m, 2nd 200m, 1st Long Jump, Hilary Tomney – Girls 14-15 – 1st 300m hurdles Chelsea Britt – Girls 16-17 – 3rd 100m, 1st Javelin, Mary Kate Giddings – Girls 12-13 – 2nd 200m, 2nd 400m Julia Loparco – Girls 11 &under – 2nd 800m, 1st Shot Put Shannon Morris – Girls 12-13 – 2nd Shot put, 2nd Discus Casey Currie – Girls 12-13 – 1st 800m Boys Top 3 finishes for the Saint John Track Club Alec Alston – Boys 11& under – 1st 100m, 2nd 200m, 2nd 400m, 1st Long Jump Barry Britt – Boys 16-17 - 1st 1500m Trevor Floyd – Boys 12-13 – 1st 100m, Todd Floyd – Boys 16-17 – 1st 100m Colin MacSween – Boys 11 & under – 3rd 400m, 3rd 800m, 3rd Long Jump Jordan Christian - Boys 11 & under – 3rd 200m, Pat Gallagher – Boys 11 & under – 3rd 100m, Jon Gallagher – Boys 12-13 – 2nd 800m, Mike Campbell – 2nd 800m, Geoff Wilson – Boys 14-15 – 3rd 200m Mitchell O’Neil14-15 – 2nd High Jump Nathaniel Bellamy – Boys 16-17 – 3rd 200m Jordan Jamison – Boys 18+ - 3rd 400m This meet was the final step in the selection process for the Royal Canadian Legion National Championships. Results from this meet and other selection meets will be reviewed in the coming days to select the final NB team for the 14-15 and 16-17 age groups. 36 athletes will be selected to represent the province at this national meet, which New Brunswick is hosting later this summer in Oromocto. The Royal Canadian Legion has supported this national track and field program for over 30 years and this will be the third time it has been hosted in NB.
Jul 13 2007 - 3 SJ Athletes qualify for North American Finals
Following last Sunday’s Hershey Atlantic finals, Hershey respresentatives reviewed all the results and selected 8 NB’ers to attend the North American Final. Three athletes from the SJ area will represent the Atlantic Provinces in Hershey Pennsylvania from August 2nd to the 5th. These young athletes are: Shaelyn Clark from Quispamsis who will compete in the girls 9-10 4x100m relay. Nick MacMackin from Quispamsis who will run the boys 11-12 800m. Katie Robinson of Saint John who qualified in the 400m dash. Congratulations to those athletes, and good luck in the North American finals! Hershey Foods Corporation covers all expenses associated with this trip. The Hershey Youth Program has been a national event in the U.S.A. for the past 30 years. Initiated as a playground track & field meet in 1975 in Charleston, W.Va., the program has become the largest youth sports program of it's kind in North America. The program was offered on a statewide level in West Virginia in 1976, became a 10-state regional event in 1997, and was offered nationally in 1978. Meets are now held in all 50 states and all across Canada.
Jul 9 2007 - Hershey Atlantics, Dieppe NB, July 8, 2007
Saint John area youth had a strong showing at the recent Hershey Track & Field Atlantic Finals held in Dieppe. With 150 athletes from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island competing, six local athletes brought home gold medals.
· Danielle French won the girls 9-10 50m
· Katie Robinson won both the 100m and 400m in the 11-12 age group.
· Geoff Wilson (13-14) 100m and 200m
· Nick MacMackin (11-12) 400m and 800m.
· Alec Alston won the 100m in the 9-10 division
· William Bower the 400m in the 9-10 division
Other top 3 finishers were:
Shae Clark – 3rd 100m
Brenna Kettlewell – 2nd 100m , 3rd 50m & Long Jump
MeiLing McCleave – 3rd Ball throw
Catherine Tremblay – 2nd 800m, 3rd Long Jump
Riley Quigg – 2nd 100m
Mathew Bainbridge – 2nd Long Jump
Trevor Floyd – 2nd 100m & Long Jump
Jul 8 2007 - Olympic Legend Bruny Surin
Olympic Legend Bruny Surin Attends Hershey Atlantic Final in Dieppe. Shown here with SJTC Club members
Olympic 4x100m relay gold medalist Bruny Surin was on hand as a Canadian Legend in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the Hershey Track and Field Games. Surin attended the Atlantic Hershey Track and Field Games events this weekend and was on hand to sign autographs and meet with the track athletes from across Atlantic Canada.
For those who can't remember the gold medal race in Atlanta you might want to check out this video clip. 4x100 video clip Later this summer Bruny will also attend the 30th Hershey Track and Field Games North American Final on August 4th in Hershey, Pennsylvania where he will join American Legends Michael Johnson, Carl Lewis, Bruce Jenner and Rafer Johnson.
Jul 7 2007 - Aileen Meagher International Track Classic: Halifax
Congratulations to Club Member Barry Britt who established a new 3000m Juvenile outdoor record at the Aileen Meagher Track Classic. Britt ran a time of 8:36:05 breaking the previous record of 8:40.57 held by Joël Bourgeois since August 1988.
This meet is part of the Eastern Canadian High Performance Athletics Series and features some of the top athletes from Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic region. A number of other Saint John Track Club athletes attended including Chelsea Britt who competed in the 100m & 200m, Jessica Belliveau in the 800m, Todd Floyd in the 100m and Jordan Jamison in the 400m.Full results are attached.
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