Track and field

Langley Township is hosting the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Wednesday June 22 to Sunday, June 26, at McLeod Athletic Park. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley youth heading to the finals, competing in 400m hurdle

She ran for her personal best in the semi-finals at the Track and Field Championships

 

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

 

Peter and Ann Withers, with their grandson Ethan Wilkie, watched the 100m qualifying races at the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Thursday morning. Wilkie, who grew up in Langley and Abbotsford, is competing for the University of New Brunswick in the 400m race. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley-born track athlete returns home to race at Bell Canadian National championships

Athletes from across Canada are competing this week at McLeod Athletic Park

 

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)
A week before the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships were set to begin at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park, Georgia Ellenwood posted a picture of herself at the field. The heptathlon star is one of several elite competitors forced to sit out the Langley event due to injuries. (Instagram)
A week before the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships were set to begin at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park, Georgia Ellenwood posted a picture of herself at the field. The heptathlon star is one of several elite competitors forced to sit out the Langley event due to injuries. (Instagram)
Alysha Newman competes at the Johnny Loaring Classic in Windsor, Ont. on May 21. (Geoff Robins, Mundo Sport Images/Special to Langley Advance Times)

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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)
Ramblers were flying at the Fraser North Track and Field Championships. (Special to The News)

Ramblers win medals, team titles at regional track championships

Training toward the upcoming provincial championships

Ramblers were flying at the Fraser North Track and Field Championships. (Special to The News)
Jorrin Lenton took third in the conference championships with a new personal best time . (Wilson Wong, SFU/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge athlete wins bronze in NCAA track championships

Jorrin Lenton has podium finish for SFU in conference championships

Jorrin Lenton took third in the conference championships with a new personal best time . (Wilson Wong, SFU/Special to The News)
Aliya Adomi (154) won the senior girls 100m race and the long jump for the host Maple Ridge Ramblers. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Maple Ridge secondary hosts annual Nick Wilkes track meet

Track and field athletes back in action after pandemic layoff, numerous top finishes

Aliya Adomi (154) won the senior girls 100m race and the long jump for the host Maple Ridge Ramblers. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Jorrin Lenton set a new personal best time at a meet in California. (Wilson Wong, SFU/Special to The News)

Hurdler Lenton sets new personal best time in California meet

Sets sights on podium finish at upcoming conference championship

Jorrin Lenton set a new personal best time at a meet in California. (Wilson Wong, SFU/Special to The News)
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)
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)
Langley Mustangs high jumper Aiden Grout, seen here in McLeod Athletic Park in Langley in 2019, has just qualified for several top international competitions, including the Olympic trials. (Photo courtesy Vid Wadhwani)

VIDEO: With one jump, Langley Mustangs high jumper Aiden Grout has qualified for three international competitions

Maple Ridge resident records new personal best at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley

Langley Mustangs high jumper Aiden Grout, seen here in McLeod Athletic Park in Langley in 2019, has just qualified for several top international competitions, including the Olympic trials. (Photo courtesy Vid Wadhwani)
Donovan Bailey of Canada celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men’s 100 meter final at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Saturday, July 27, 1996. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)

FLASHBACK: Donovan Bailey races at Abbotsford’s Rotary Stadium in 1996

25th anniversary of Harry Jerome Track Classic making its lone stop in Abbotsford

Donovan Bailey of Canada celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men’s 100 meter final at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Saturday, July 27, 1996. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)
Zackary Kuzyk (SFU/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge scholar-athletes standing out with SFU

Three named to track and field all-academic team

Zackary Kuzyk (SFU/Special to The News)
Jade Lenton with her father and track coach Andrew (left) and Jason Hampton, Ramblers senior girls basketball coach. (Special to The News)

Rambler to join the Varsity Blues

Maple Ridge secondary’s Jade Lenton signs with University of Toronto

Jade Lenton with her father and track coach Andrew (left) and Jason Hampton, Ramblers senior girls basketball coach. (Special to The News)
Alina Olson accepts the Trinity Western University scholarship from TWU track coach Shane Wiebe. (Ronan O’Doherty photo -THE NEWS)

Three Ramblers run and jump their way to track and field scholarships

Maple Ridge Secondary’s Aiden Grout, Alina Olson, and Nico Aron will represent the Ridge in college

Alina Olson accepts the Trinity Western University scholarship from TWU track coach Shane Wiebe. (Ronan O’Doherty photo -THE NEWS)
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)