Okanagan Athletics Club athletes enjoy strong summer on track

July 31, 2013

Kelowna Capital News – July 29, 2013

Kelowna – The Okanagan Athletics Club’s middle-distance athletes have had a productive summer on the track, winning 11 provincial championship medals,  including three gold.

Taryn O’Neill, 13, returned from the B.C .Athletics Junior Development Championships this month  in Nanaimo with a bronze in the 800m (2:29.17), a silver in the 1200m (3:50.90), and a gold in the 2000m (6:36.69). O’Neill’s winning time of 6:36.69 in the 2000m smashed the Junior Development Championship meet record by almost 20 seconds.

The B.C. Athletics Championship Jubilee, held July 19 to 21 in Kamloops, marked another successful outing on the track for the OACs middle-distance group whose older athletes took home a combined total of eight medals over the course of the three-day event. Headlining the group’s showing was Sean Bergman, 15, who raced to a commanding first-place finish in the Midget Boy’s 1500m Steeplechase (4:27.31). Bergman’s winning effort in the steeplechase was followed by a clocking of 3:24.07 in the 1200m, good for third place despite losing a shoe in the early stages of the event.


Full article: http://www.kelownacapnews.com/sports/217438151.html


RCL National Youth Championships 2013 Newsletter

September 19, 2012

RCL National Youth Championships
Langley, BC
August 7-13, 2013

The Local Arrangements Committee for RCL National Youth Championships 2013 has published the first issue of its newsletter. Read about planning, partnerships, and a unique opportunity for young people to participate in a training course associated with the Championships. Twelve youths will be trained in Burnaby by Shaw to produce, shoot and edit short films about the athletes and the Championship legacy. The newsletter also includes complete results for BC team athletes from the 2012 Championships.

The full newsletter is posted on the BCA Officials Webpage under News – CLICK HERE