Track and field

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

 

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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Tommy Hyunh places first in the long jump, with a distance of 5.15 metres at the Smithers high school track and field mini-meet on May 7. (Photo: Supplied/Barton Hughes)

Prince Rupert student jumps to first at regional track and field meet

28 PRMS and CHSS athletes participated in Smithers mini-meet

Tommy Hyunh places first in the long jump, with a distance of 5.15 metres at the Smithers high school track and field mini-meet on May 7. (Photo: Supplied/Barton Hughes)
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)
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)
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)
Athlete Renny Laychuk winning a race at the last track and field meet for PRMS on Thursday, June 20. (Denise Wilson)
Athlete Renny Laychuk winning a race at the last track and field meet for PRMS on Thursday, June 20. (Denise Wilson)
Prince Rupert elementary schools meet for friendly track and field competition

Prince Rupert elementary schools meet for friendly track and field competition

Grade 4 and 5 athletes gathered on the Charles Hays field for the annual track and field meet

Prince Rupert elementary schools meet for friendly track and field competition
Ben Visser, Grade 8, competing in track and field provincials in Kelowna on behalf of Prince Rupert Middle School, after breaking the 1983 northwest high jump record in regionals. (Photo Barton Hughes)

Day one of track and field provincials in Kelowna begin for Prince Rupert athletes

Prince Rupert Middle School and Charles Hays Secondary School boys maintain personal best records

Ben Visser, Grade 8, competing in track and field provincials in Kelowna on behalf of Prince Rupert Middle School, after breaking the 1983 northwest high jump record in regionals. (Photo Barton Hughes)
Logan Hughes and Ben Visser competing in the zones in Smithers. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)

Prince Rupert Middle School track team headed to provincials for the first time

They will also be joined by the junior and senior athletes from Charles Hays Secondary School

Logan Hughes and Ben Visser competing in the zones in Smithers. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)
Ben Visser breaking the 1983 high jump record in the zones track meet in Smithers, representing the JRMS Storms. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes).

Prince Rupert Middle School athlete breaks northwest high jump record

Middle schooler Benjamin Visser broke multiple track and field records in this month’s regionals

Ben Visser breaking the 1983 high jump record in the zones track meet in Smithers, representing the JRMS Storms. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes).
Henry Vo competes during the high jump event. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Records fall at northwest B.C. track and field zones

Charles Hays hosted the 2018 northwest zones competition in Prince Rupret on May 18

Henry Vo competes during the high jump event. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Charles Hays Secondary School took on competition from Terrace in a track and field meet last weekend. (Google image)

Rainmakers back on track

Charles Hays Secondary School hosted a track and field meet on April 28

Charles Hays Secondary School took on competition from Terrace in a track and field meet last weekend. (Google image)