Track and field

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

 

A track and field meet at Nanaimo’s Rotary Bowl stadium pre-pandemic. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo Track and Field members take their marks, get set, go

Spring registration is now open for all programs

  • Mar 15, 2022

 

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’

 

The Nanaimo Track and Field Club is putting together a bid seeking the 2024 Canadian Track and Field Championships and Olympic and Paralympic trials. (News Bulletin file photo)

City of Nanaimo supporting bid to host 2024 track and field nationals

Event would also serve as Olympic and Paralympic trials

The Nanaimo Track and Field Club is putting together a bid seeking the 2024 Canadian Track and Field Championships and Olympic and Paralympic trials. (News Bulletin file photo)
The Ballenas track upgrade project in Parksville has received support from the Regional District of Nanaimo. (PQB News file photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo commits more than $500,000 for Parksville running track

Ballenas Secondary School track’s total project cost will be $1.2 million

The Ballenas track upgrade project in Parksville has received support from the Regional District of Nanaimo. (PQB News file photo)
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)
Nanaimo Track and Field Club athlete Sonya Urbanowicz with her record-setting pole vault, and afterward with coach Sven Donaldson. (Photos courtesy Wanda Urbanowicz)

Nanaimo’s track and field athletes highly ranked

Numerous Nanaimo Track and Field Club members set personal bests in return to competition

  • Jul 21, 2021
Nanaimo Track and Field Club athlete Sonya Urbanowicz with her record-setting pole vault, and afterward with coach Sven Donaldson. (Photos courtesy Wanda Urbanowicz)
Alycia Butterworth will compete in the 3,000-metre steeplechase at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. (Claus Andersen photo)

Former Parksville track and field stars earn spots on Canadian Olympic team

Mason, Butterworth to compete at Tokyo Olympics

Alycia Butterworth will compete in the 3,000-metre steeplechase at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. (Claus Andersen photo)
Sha’Carri Richardson celebrates after winning a heat in the 100-metre dash event at U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore., last month. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Nanaimo’s Tilray cheering for U.S. sprinter suspended for smoking cannabis

Cannabis company’s CEO issues statement criticizing ‘unjust cannabis enforcement regime’

Sha’Carri Richardson celebrates after winning a heat in the 100-metre dash event at U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore., last month. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Nanaimo Track and Field Club athletes are off to a fast start this season after no competition last season due to the pandemic. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo athletes back on track, starting with club competitions

Nanaimo Track and Field Club registration filled up

  • Jun 20, 2021
Nanaimo Track and Field Club athletes are off to a fast start this season after no competition last season due to the pandemic. (News Bulletin file photo)
Coach Dylan Armstrong, left, and Ethan Katzberg after the latter’s record-setting hammer throw in Kamloops on Sunday, May 23. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo hammer thrower breaks Canadian youth record

Ethan Katzberg ranked third in the world in the U20 category

Coach Dylan Armstrong, left, and Ethan Katzberg after the latter’s record-setting hammer throw in Kamloops on Sunday, May 23. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo Track and Field club member Olivia Lundman set a Canadian record in the U18 3,000-metre race walk event at meet in Kamloops this past weekend. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo Track and Field Club race walker sets national record at her first meet of the season

Olivia Lundman breaks 30-year-old mark in U18 3,000-metre race walk

Nanaimo Track and Field club member Olivia Lundman set a Canadian record in the U18 3,000-metre race walk event at meet in Kamloops this past weekend. (Photo submitted)
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)