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.





Final Newsletter of Outdoor Season Now Available

28 08 2014

The latest edition of the Pace, our club newsletter is available under “NEWSLETTERS” tab on our website.  Aside from a recap of some of the highlights from the outdoor season it also includes a reminder of our Annual Awards BBQ which is scheduled for Sunday Sept. 7th at Masich Place Stadium (11am-2pm).  Fun for the whole family!  READ MORE





TREASURE CAPTURES GOLD FOR CANADA!

11 08 2014

A big WAY TO GO to Prince George’s Alyx Treasure.  The PGTF Alumni  won the gold medal in high jump at the North America, Central America & Carribean Under 23 Track Championships in Kamloops. The event featured some of the best under-23 athletes in the world representing 31 countries.

Alyx on Podium2

Alyx Treasure is all smiles after winning Gold in the high jump at the NACAC Under 23 Championship..

In front of family and friends she cleared the bar at 1.85 metre beating her next competitor, Shanay Briscoe of the U-S who took thje silver with a jump of 1.76m. Canada’s Rebecca Haworth was third.  A team of 38 Canadian athletes competed at the 2014 NACAC under-23 Championships. PG’s Alyx Treasure was one of ten BC athletes who competed in their home province.





SIMON NEMETHY CAPTURES THREE GOAL TO LEAD THE PGTF CLUB AT BC JD CHAMPIONSHIP

29 07 2014

13 year old Simon Nemethy captured three gold medals to lead the way for the Prince George Track and Field Club at the 2014 BC Junior Development Track Championship in Surrey.

The weekend event was the provincial championship for athletes aged 9-13. The Vanderhoof athlete who runs with the Prince George Track Club captured top spot in the 2000m run and continued his winning ways by grabbing the gold medal in the 600m and in the 1200m. He also placed 5th in javelin and 7th in discus. Two other athletes picked up bronze medals READ MORE