FORMER PGTF MEMBER SOARING TO NEW HEIGHTS

11 05 2015

(PG Citizen Article) There aren’t many people in this world who can jump their own height.Alyx Treasure did that twice on consecutive weekends on the NCAA track and field circuit.

The 22-year-old from Prince George, a senior at Kansas State University, cleared the high jump bar at 1.84 metres last Saturday to win the Rock Chalk Classic in Lawrence, Kan., a week after she won the Brutus Hamilton Challenge meet in Berkeley, Calif., also reaching 1.84m… READ MORE





CLUB BULLETIN – May 7, 2015

7 05 2015

NO TRACK SATURDAY!

Just a reminder, we don’t have track on Saturday May 9th due to the Relay for Life Cancer walk. For full season schedule check out the club’s website

GOING TO JACK BROW IN KELOWNA?

Are you planning to attend the Annual Jack Brow Meet in Kelowna? The club has blocked off some rooms at the Days Inn in Kelowna. There are 8 rooms left at the Days inn in Kelowna.  They are $129.00 per night and will be held till May 15th. Please call 1-800-337-7177 to book and advise you are with PGTF.

GOING TO THE CENTENNIAL MEET IN KAMLOOPS?

Registration for the Centennial meet in Kamloops will continue at the track this week (Wednesday and Thursday).  Paid registrations will be submitted by the club once all athletes have signed up for their desired events.  If you don’t sign up at the track you will have to use the Trackie.reg link on the Kamloops website to register.   For your information:

  • Entry Fees – $9.00/event if submitted electronically using Hy-Tek Team Manager, or TrackieReg Online registration (see below). $15.00/event if submitted on paper by e-mail.
  • $10.00 per relay regardless of method of submission. Relay entries will accepted up to 1 hour prior to the event (usually coordinated by a coach of director of PGTF in attendance).
  • $30.00 Masters Weight Pentathlon up to May 11, regardless of method of entry. Add $10 if registering for these multi- events after May 11. Minimum of 10 registrations for Masters Weight Pentathlon (Male or Female).
  • **ENTRY DEADLINE**: 11:59 pm, Monday, May 11, 2015. All entries must be received by this time to avoid late entry fees. Late Entry Deadline: 4:00 pm, Thursday May 14, 2015. After this time, entries must be done at the track, room permitting.
  • Late entries for individual events will be charged $18.00/event (except relays) regardless of entry method, and may not receive correct seeding. Multi events not having enough entries by their entry deadline will be cancelled.

HIGH SCHOOL ZONES

The high school zone meet (Qualifier for Provincials) is set for Friday May 22nd (4pm-9:30pm and Saturday May 23 (8:30am-3pm).  While this is not a club meet we have a number of club athletes involved and we help run the meet.  As such we can use any volunteer parents that may be available. See Brian Martinson at the track if you are able to help.

UPDATED ATHLETE/PARENT HANDBOOK AVAILABLE

Check out the UPDATED Athlete/Parent Handbook that is available on the club’s website. READ MORE

THANKS!!!

…to all the volunteers that helped out at the Sub Zero meet!!! You were awesome.  The full results are available on our RESULTS tab. READ MORE

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SUB ZERO REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE

25 04 2015

Our first meet of the outdoor season is slated for Saturday May 2nd.  The Annual Sub Zero Meet is scheduled for Masich Place Stadium and meet information is now available. PG Track and Field members are encouraged to register for their events now. Ask your coach for info or follow the information available online.  More information is available under the “MEET INFORMATION” tab.





NICE ARTICLE IN CITIZEN AS TRACK PROGRAM KICKS INTO FULL GEAR

18 04 2015

The Senior Program began last Saturday and this Saturday marks the start of the outdoor season for the Track Rascals and Junior Program.  The early spring has everyone excited about the coming season.  There was a great story in the PG Citizen that noted some of our competitive athletes. READ MORE





LATEST NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE

11 04 2015

Check out our latest newsletter#17 under the “NEWSLETTERS” tab for the latest news on the club and its activities including info on the club’s conditional support on the City’s proposed enhancement program for Masich Place Stadium.





OUTDOOR TRACK SEASON BEGINS SATURDAY!

9 04 2015

Final Registration for Outdoor Season

If you haven’t registered yet that isn’t a problem, just come by the track on Saturday April 11 – anytime between 11:00am-1:00pm to register or to find out more about our program. PLEASE download and FILL OUT a 2015 Outdoor Season Registration Form from our website CLICK HERE

BTW we take late registrations at any time during the season simply by attending one of our practices at the track!

See ya at the track :)





Outdoor Season Almost Here!

3 03 2015

Join us at Pine Centre Mall on March 7 & 8 for registration and information on the upcoming outdoor season.  We would like to complete all our outdoor registrations at the Active Living Market so we can better prepare for the outdoor season which begins in early April.

To find out more check out Our Programs which has a complete listing of all our programs as well as a 2015 Outdoor Registration Form that you can download and complete.





OFFICIALS LEVEL 2 WORKSHOP April 25th – Prince George

20 02 2015

HOSTED /SUPPORTED BY:
BC Athletics Officials Committee
LOCATION: Venue TBA
DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 25, 2015 – 9:30am – 3:30pm
INSTRUCTORS: John Cull and Carol Cull, Athletics Canada National Clinicians. This workshop is required for advancement to Level 2 in the Athletics Canada National Officials Certification program. Registration fees cover the costs of handouts and a current IAAF Rule Book. Rules and best practices are covered in a lecture/discussion format. It is conducted entirely in the classroom, and there will be some paperwork.

For more info Officials Course Signup

Please bring a pencil and notebook. There will be one 30 minute break. Beverages and a light lunch will be provided. Please note there is a March 1, 2015 deadline for registering for this workshop.

 





2015 INDOOR TRAINING REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

13 12 2014

Our annual winter training program will get underway Wednesday January 7, 2015 at the Northern Sports Centre.   Cathy Johnson and Brian Martinson will be among the coaches helping out and you can likely expect Bill Masich won’t be far away as things slow down with speed skating.

Our indoor program is open to senior athletes (13 and older) who are seeking to improve their conditioning. The program will run Wednesday (6:30pm-8:30pm) and Sunday 9:00am-11:00am through to the Wednesday April 1st.

Cost is just $50 plus the cost of the BC Athletics memberships. (Depends on age and competitive vs. non-competitive) Note: athletes only pay the BC Athletics membership once per year. This fee will be deducted from the outdoor fee.

More information including Program Drop Sheet and Registration Form is available under the “PROGRAMS” tab.





THANKS FOR A GREAT OUTDOOR SEASON!

10 09 2014

OUTDOOR SEASON WRAPS UP WITH ANNUAL AWARDS BBQ!

The Prince George Track and Field Club wrapped up an impressive outdoor season on the weekend with their annual awards BBQ.   Carly Frenkel and Kirsten Ward, both of whom are 18 years old, led the way as they were named the Most Outstanding Senior Female Athletes. Frenkel picked up 12 medals this season, seven of which were gold.

The Most Outstanding Senior Men were 18 year old Zach Matyas and Jeremy Matte. Matyas had a great season that included a 5th place finish in 800m run at the Victoria International meet. He also finished 6th in the Olympic development 800m race at the Harry Jerome International meet.

Awards Day 2014_Track Rascals

Track Rascals get their Program Certificates at the Annual Year End BBQ!

In the youth age group (14-17) 17 year old Alex Nemethy and 16 year old Cole Dinsdale were both named Most Outstanding. The Most Outstanding youth girls were 14 year old Lindsay King and Kendel Rogers. King picked up 14 medals at local and out of town meets while Rogers was just as busy claiming numerous medals including a silver medal in pole vault at the BC Summer Games.

Awards Day 2014_Youth_Award Winners

Simon Nemethy, Kendel Rogers, and Lindsay King recognized as the Most Outstanding Youth aged athletes.

The Most Outstanding junior boys (9-13 year olds) were Simon Nemethy and Tanner Matheson while on the girl’s side Taigan Wheele, Cassidy Campbell and Morgan Wiebe were named Most Outstanding.

Awards Day 2014_Coaching Staff

THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEER COACHES! Head Coach Bill Masich, Jumps Coach Corine Masich & Middle Distance Coach Brian Martinson) (Missing: Sprint & Hurdles Coach Cathy Johnson & Throws Coach Cassaundra Weibe)

Sinead O’Callaghan and Carly Frenkel won the club’s Al Rivas Memorial Scholarships. The club`s indoor program begins in January at the Northern Sports Centre with the outdoor program set to resume next May.