Sub Zero Registration News

17 04 2016

You now have a third way to register for the meet.  We have added online registration from the TrackieReg site.  Just follow the link and fill in the online form. Like our online membership you will pay online.

ENTRY FEES: PGTF members – free

$10.00/person (non-PGTF members) if submitted by Hy-Tek.

$15.00/person if submitted by fax, e-mail (without Hy-Tek) or mail-in.

 

Hy-Tek:  Please contact Brian at bamartinson@shaw.ca regarding Hy-Tek entries. Team Manager Lite is free and available at: http://hy-tekltd.com/downloads.html Instructions for Team Manager Lite are at:  http://hy-tekltd.com/updates/tftm%20lite.pdf

Online at TrackieReg www.trackiereg.com/2016SubZeroMeet or https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/find-event/





2016 Track & Field Registration

24 01 2016

 

REGISTRATION FOR THE OUTDOOR SEASON

Outdoor registration (in person) begins with our first workout for the senior group on April 2nd at 10 am at Masich track.  We have workouts Saturday morning, then Tuesday and Thursday at 6 pm the first week.  The juniors start on April 9th.  From then on we are at the track Saturday, Monday-Thursday.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION has finally arrived for our Club.  Please visit http://www.trackiereg.com/PGTF . This super simple process is now available at no extra cost to our Athletes.

The $100.00 Levy cheque will still be required, postdated to September 5, 2016 for 10 hours of your time at our Track Meets (not applicable to Track Rascal Athletes).  This can be dropped off at first practice.

Come by and find out more about our plans for the 2016 season.   You can find out more about our various programs and fees under “Our Programs” tab on our website at http://www.pgtrackandfield.ca

 


Regards,
PG Track and Field
Celebrating over 40 Years of Excellence





New PGTF Facebook Pages

20 01 2016

PGTF is finally on Facebook! Join our Facebook group and like our Facebook Page to stay up to date with all of the latest news and events happening with the Prince George Track and Field Club!

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Geoff Martinson to run for Canada

13 01 2016

GeoffGeoff Martinson, former PGTF athlete, will represent Canada at the NACAC 10km championships in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

 

 

 

 

Geoff previously represented Canada at the World Youth track championships, World University Championships, NACAC Track championships, Chiba Ekiden in Japan and the World Track and Field championships in Daegu S. Korea in 2011.

This summer Geoff will try to qualify for the Olympic games in Brazil in the 5000m race.

Here is a link to last years results for the race: http://wb10k2.allsportcentral.com/results/results.cfm?EventID=57608

Here is some more information for the race: http://runningmagazine.ca/canada-to-send-two-person-team-to-nacac-10k-road-race-cup/

Brian

Marchant and Martinson selected for 2016 NACAC Road Race Cup
Posted on:    12 January 2016

Lanni Marchant of London, Ont., and Geoff Martinson of Vancouver, B.C., have been selected for the 2016 NACAC Road Race Cup taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico February 28, 2016 at the World’s Best 10k, an IAAF Gold Label event.

Marchant, of the London Western Track and Field Club, had the top Canadian 10km time in 2015 of 31:49 achieved at the Canadian 10km Championships in Ottawa, Ont., on May 23. One-week later she also won the Canadian Half Marathon Championships in Calgary with an impressive altitude time of 1:12:17. Her third national road title in 2015 came at the Canadian Marathon Championships in Toronto on October 18 in a time of 2:28:09, the second fastest Canadian time ever. Marchant owns the Canadian women’s marathon record of 2:28:00. Marchant trains in Tennessee, Kenya and Ontario under her long-time coach Dave Mills.

Martinson, of the Prairie Inn Harriers Racing Club, was selected by virtue of his time of 29:32, ranked third in Canada in 2015, achieved en route to winning the Eastside 10k in Vancouver on September 19. Geoff also set a 5km road personal best and 2015 Canadian leading time of 13:56 in San Jose, California at the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot on November 26. Geoff trains with BC Endurance Project (BCEP) under coach Richard Lee.

For more information about Athletics Canada road running programs:

John Lofranco
Road Running Coordinator
Athletics Canada
jlofranco@athletics.ca
613 260 5580 ext. 3314

– See more at: http://athletics.ca/marchant-and-martinson-selected-for-2016-nacac-road-race-cup/#sthash.nGr1iOGU.dpuf





Indoor training at the Northern Sports Center

14 12 2015

INDOOR TRAINING 2016

Our Indoor Conditioning program  runs 2 days per week from January to March at the Northern Sports Centre and is open to senior athletes (13 and older) who are seeking to improve their conditioning.

The program will run

  • Dates: Wednesday January 6, 2016 to Wednesday March 9, 2016
  • Times: Wednesdays 7:00pm to 8:30pm & Sundays 10:00am to 11:30am

Cost for the indoor session will be just $100 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.

Download our information sheet and the indoor registration form:

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Two PGTF athletes off to the Legion National Championships

30 07 2015

– See more at: http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/sports/legion-meet-beckons-pgtfc-runners-1.2016070#sthash.w9t1IFMm.dpuf

Hurdler Ryan Gaiesky, right, and short-distance running specialist Shelby Jansen, both 16, will represent the Prince George Track and Field Club at the Legion Canadian youth track and field championship in Sainte-Therese, Que., Aug. 7-9.   – Citizen photo by Brent Braaten

– See more at: http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/sports/legion-meet-beckons-pgtfc-runners-1.2016070#sthash.RJ00MjP6.dpuf





BCA Jamboree Provincial Championships

16 07 2015

BCA Jamboree Provincial Championships News.

PG ATHLETES COLLECT 7 MEDALS AT BC TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP IN NANAIMO

PRINCE GEORGE – Nine Prince George Track and Field athletes attended the BC Athletics Track Jamboree in Nanaimo July 10 – 12th. The Jamboree is the provincial championship for athletes 14 and older and acts as the qualification meet for the Legion Youth Canadian Track and Field Championship to be held in Sainte-Therese, QC – August 7-9. Athletes selected to this team will also attend the Legion Camp (August 5-11, 2015).

Fourteen year old Simon Nemethy led the medal haul with a silver in the 1500m steeplechase, and bronze medals in the 1200m run and the 2000m run. (The official results place Simon 4th in 2k run however a runner from the North West Territories who finished ahead of Simon was not eligible for a medal). Simon was 8th in the 800m run. All four events were personal bests.

Seventeen year old Ryan Gaiesky collected two more medals. His time of 56.50 seconds was enough to win the 400m Hurdles event. His first place time also met the BC Legion team qualification standard. At this time we are still awaiting notification of Ryan’s possible selection to the Youth Legion team. Ryan also collected a silver medal with his time of 14.97 seconds in the Youth 110m Hurdles event.

Quesnel’s Cole Dinsdale won the club’s sixth medal with his third place effort in the Youth men’s 2000m Steeplechase. Cole was 9th in both the 800m and 1500m runs. All three events produced new personal bests.

Sixteen year old Shelby Jansen took third place in the Youth women’s 200m dash with a time of 25.83 seconds to round out the medal haul. Shelby was also 5th in the 400m event.

Other club members included: Lindsay King (7th – 300m, 8th – 80m hurdles, 5th – 200m hurdles), Omar Medina (5th Long Jump), Alexander Nemethy (7th – 1500m, 11th – 800m), Lauren Matheson (9th – 100m, 14th – 200m) and Brian Nemethy who was 8th in the open 5000m run.

NOTE: Former PGTF Athlete Kendel Rogers was third in the Midget girls Pole Vault with a jump of 2.35m.

Athletes who do not get selected to the Team BC roster for the Legion meet are able to compete if they exceeded the “Open” category standard. At this time two PGTF athletes, Shelby Jansen and Ryan Gaiesky have met the open standard and will travel to Quebec for the Youth National Championship.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The next meet for club athletes is the BC Junior Development championships in Kamloops (July 17-19th). Five club athletes in the 9-13 year old JD age category will attend the meet.





FORMER PGTF MEMBER RETAINS NATIONAL TITLE

6 07 2015
A big WAY TO GO to former PG Track and Field Athlete Alyx Treasure as she successfully defended her Canadian women’s high jump title at the national track and field championships in Edmonton. –READ MORE




Spruce Capital Meet June 13/14, 2015

12 06 2015

Here is the updated schedule and the meet program.  See you Saturday!

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Thanks to all the athletes, families and volunteers who took part in the meet.  Results have now been posted on the Results page.

A big thank you to the Prince George Fire Department for providing first aid services.





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