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Nov 27 2011 - Canadian Cross Country Championships - Vancouver
Nov 27 2011 - Cassidy wins Gold at XC nationals, Britt Silver
Ryan Cassidy (Grand Digue) wins gold in the junior Race while Barry Britt (Hampton) wins silver in the Senior Race
Vancouver- New Brunswick came home from the 2011 Cross Country National Championships with more medals than any other province except Ontario.
Ryan's victory is truly amazing as the Cross country Championships brings all the best runners in Canada. It's not like in track where athletes have many events to choose from such as the 1500, 5000m or Steeplechase in cross country everyone is put in the same race.
Not to be outdone Barry Britt of Hampton , and currently a senior student at the University of Idaho, finished 2nd in the men`s category . Barry’s time of 32:49 over the 10 km course was only 40 seconds behind last year`s winner Cameron Levins.
Barry’s improvement over the past few years has been astonishing , last year he made his first National Cross Country team by finishing 7th at the 2010 Cross Country National Championship, with this 2nd place finished not only has he guaranteed his spot on the National Team he is established himself as one of the elite distance runners in Canada.
Other NB athletes competing were Grace Annear of Hampton finished 13th in the junior girls less than one minute away from the winner Ellen Pennock of Alberta.
Lee Wesselius of River Glade 22nd, Jérémie Pellerin of Cocagne 72nd, Dylan Hébert (Salisbury) 102nd ,Clark Wesselius (River Glade) 123rd and Alex Mcallister (Fredericton) 134rd all in the Junior boy`s category.
Both Ryan and Barry have qualified to take part of the 2012 North American, Central American, Caribbean Canadian team that will take place on March 17, 2012 in Trinidad & Tobago.
Nov 20 2011 - Congratulations to our members who won ANB Awards
Athletics New Brunswick names it's 2011 awards winners
Athletics New Brunswick is pleased to announce its 2011 award recipients. The ANB awards Gala is held annually to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of our athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers in Athletics. 2011 has been a very successful year for Track and field in New Brunswick with over 65 provincial records being set. The following SJTC members were award winners.
Female Bantam athlete of the year - Sarah Kean (Quispamsis)
Male Midget athlete of the year - Josh Shanks (Chance Harbour)
Male youth athlete of the year - Nick MacMackin (Quispamsis)
Female junior athlete of the year - Grace Annear (Hampton)
Senior male athlete of the year - Barry Britt (Hampton)
2010 Cross Country Senior male athlete of the year - Barry Britt
2010 Cross country Female junior athlete of the year - Grace Annear
Nov 14 2011 - CIS Cross Country Champs
Nov 13 2011 - Lalonde wins CIS Championships
Genevieve Lalonde of Moncton New Brunswick won her First Canadian University title winning the 2011 CIS Cross Country Championships. Lalonde who is her 3rd year at Guelph University also helped her team capture the team title. Lalonde’s time of 18:00.4 for the 5000m course that was hosted on the Plains of Abraham was over 7 seconds faster than 2nd place finisher Tamara Jewett of the University of Toronto. Twin sisters Lydia and Nadine Frost of Bobabec New Brunswick also help Guelph secure the team title finishing 7th and 11th respectfully in 18:29.5 and 18:40.4. Grace Annear of Hampton New Brunswick in her rookie year for the University of Victoria finished 35th in 19:28.6 helping U Vic place second in the team event. In total 137 runners finished the event.
Matthew McNeil of Saint John Track Club was 46th with a time of 34:11.9 in his rookie year at Dalhousie University. Jeremie Pellerin of the l’Université de Moncton was 58th in 34:35.5. Guelph also won the Men’s title with Windsor 2nd and Victoria 3rd.
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