Track and field

Vernon’s Will Harrower collected five medals, including two gold and two silver, from the 47th annual Canadian Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Regina. (Facebook photo)

Vernon athlete masters Regina track

Will Harrower, 50, collects five medals - including 2 gold - from Canadian masters 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

 

Nich Newman of Vernon’s Fulton Secondary won the junior men’s discus gold medal at the recent B.C. Hgh School Track and Field Championships in Langley. (Contributed)

First throw golden for Vernon track athlete

Fulton Secondary’s Nich Newman wins B.C. High School Track And Field gold medal in junior men’s discus

 

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

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)
Onlookers gathered at the Okanagan Heritage Museum on June 14 for the announcement of the 2022 Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame inductees. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)

Newest class announced for Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame

‘Mr. Basketball’ among the four inductees

Onlookers gathered at the Okanagan Heritage Museum on June 14 for the announcement of the 2022 Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame inductees. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)
Alysha Newman competes at the Johnny Loaring Classic in Windsor, Ont. on May 21. (Geoff Robins, Mundo Sport Images/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Road to Langley: Pole vaulter finds new groove

Olympian uses recovery time from concussion to discover new passion – heptathlon

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Alysha Newman competes at the Johnny Loaring Classic in Windsor, Ont. on May 21. (Geoff Robins, Mundo Sport Images/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Mutch, Franklin, White, Bruce, Scott, and Havens, not in order, are all players on theThunder soccer team (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Soccer girls are fastest at Kelowna Apple Bowl track meet

The athletes attribute their speed to training with their undefeated soccer team, the Thunder

Mutch, Franklin, White, Bruce, Scott, and Havens, not in order, are all players on theThunder soccer team (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Ben Tishenko of the Vernon Christian School Royals (010) breaks the tape in second place in the junior mens 100-metre dash at the Okanagan Valley High School Track and Field Championships Thursday, May 19, in Kamloops. (Chris Bannick photo)

PHOTOS: North Okanagan track stars advance to B.C.’s

Okanagan Valley championships in Kamloops gives local athletes a chance to show their stuff

Ben Tishenko of the Vernon Christian School Royals (010) breaks the tape in second place in the junior mens 100-metre dash at the Okanagan Valley High School Track and Field Championships Thursday, May 19, in Kamloops. (Chris Bannick photo)
Vernon Christian School’s Junior Boys relay team of Zack Barry (from left), Ben Tishenko, Jaden Overend and Isaac Gauthier smashed the 4x100 metre relay record by more than three seconds at the North and West Zone High School Track and Field Championships last Wednesday, May 11, in Kamloops. (Chris Bannick photo)

Vernon Christian School Royals race to new relay record

Smash junior boys 4 x 100 m relay event at North and West Zone Track and Field finals by more than 3 seconds

Vernon Christian School’s Junior Boys relay team of Zack Barry (from left), Ben Tishenko, Jaden Overend and Isaac Gauthier smashed the 4x100 metre relay record by more than three seconds at the North and West Zone High School Track and Field Championships last Wednesday, May 11, in Kamloops. (Chris Bannick photo)
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)
The UBC Okanagan Heat are the newest member of Canada West track and field, which will allow them to compete at the 2021-22 Canada West championships. (Contributed)

UBCO to debut track and field program at 2021-22 Canada West championships

The UBCO Heat is the conference’s ninth track and field member

The UBC Okanagan Heat are the newest member of Canada West track and field, which will allow them to compete at the 2021-22 Canada West championships. (Contributed)
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)

VIDEO: Four on the floor for world record attempt in Vernon

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)
Vernon’s Larry Chalmers, 91, set a new B.C. record in the hammer throw at the recent Cory Holly Track and Field Classic at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. (File photo)

Vernon senior sets provincial record at local track meet

Cory Holly Classic at Greater Vernon Athletic Park sees six new records established

Vernon’s Larry Chalmers, 91, set a new B.C. record in the hammer throw at the recent Cory Holly Track and Field Classic at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. (File 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)