The meet was mostly for athletes in Grades 3-7, but there were masters and open races as well. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Photos: Eagles host annual track meet

Record turnout for event at Maple Ridge secondary

Maple Ridge’s Golden Ears Track and Field Club held their 14th annual Eagle Classic meet on Saturday at Maple Ridge Secondary.

Organizers said there were a record turnout for the event, with an estimated 450 people.

The meet is aimed at athletes in Grades 3-7, with a few races in masters and open classes for more seasoned runners.

Results as they become available.

Read also: Ramblers host annual Nick Wilkes Invitational Meet


 


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Eagle Yuma Sugiyama (left) runs the 9/10 year old girls 60m race. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Eagle team member Sienna Koshlay (left) grabbed her hat off her head in the 60m sprint. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Two Eagles runners in yellow, Cannen King (184) and Kristjan Hall wait for the starter’s pistol. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Danika Wilkes of the Eagles team finishes strong. She who would be the niece of the late Nick Wilkes, a Maple Ridge track and field star, in whose memory the Nick Wilkes Invitation meet is hosted by Maple Ridge secondary every year. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Zahara Adomi of the Eagles delivers the shot put in the under-13 girls class. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

Luke Drafi of the Eagles throws the javelin. (Neil Corbett/THE NEWS)

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