Our track club is shut down for now. So workouts are still happening, but without our coach. Four of us work out together and help each other. Still keeping our routine of three workouts per week. Sure miss our other track mates. Sure miss our coach. Hurdling is sooo much fun.
Athletes and a coach from Kamloops Track and Field Club are in the running to receive awards for their performances in 2019. The awards include Male Athlete of the Year, Coach of the Year, PacificSport Interior BC International Excellence Award, and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 52 Maters Athlete Award.
Sunday, May 31 was Dr. B’s 80th birthday. Judy organized a group of club members to gather and do a drive-by birthday wish for him. The video linked below shows how that went on a rainy morning.
For those interested in getting some information on the new rules and the changes from IAAF to World Athletics, and perhaps to look at other disciplines than the one you are already in, take a chance to register for one of the webinars being hosted by various people from the National Official’s Committee.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the city closing its facilities, we regret to inform everyone that our 2020 track and field meets have been cancelled at this point. Depending on how long the order from the Provincial Health Officer stays in effect, the closure of facilities in the City, the postponement of high school sports, and the direction of BC Athletics, we may be able to look at reviewing this cancellation.
Due to the announcement from the Provincial Government about school closures, and the closure of City facilities, we have canceled the 2020 Elementary Relay Fest scheduled for April 1, 2020.