Track and field

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)