AUGUST 11, 2013 NEWS RELEASE
PRINCE GEORGE TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES HEAD TO LEGION NATIONALS
15 year old Keiran Leboe of the Prince George Track and Field Club finished fifth in the hammer throw at the Legion Youth Canadian Track & Field Championships in Langley. It was his best showing at the Nationals. The BC Team member also finished 10th in the javelin and 11th in the discus. A number of other Prince George Track Club members also competed at the Legion Nationals including Ryan Gaiesky who cracked the top ten in the 100 metre hurdles finishing sixth.
In other results, 15 year old Emma Floris finished 17th in the midget girls 100 metre dash while 14 year old Lauren Matheson finished 19th in the same event. 14 year old Shelby Jansen was 20th in the 300 metre dash. 16 year old Alex Nemethy of Vanderhoof was 14th in the 2000 m steeplechase and 17th in the 3000 metre run and 16 year old Carlee Campbell was 12th in triple jump.
The event wraps up the outdoor track season. The Club’s awards barbecue is set for Sunday September 8th.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Brian Martinson, President PGTFC
PHONE: (250) 563-5696
Full Results at: http://www.youth.athletics.ca/index.php
Please open the following document to apply for this Scholarship
Junior & Track Rascal Practice Times:
Senior Practice Times:
A training camp will be running on May 25th 2013, to provide money for the Reed Athletics Fund which is in partnership with the Prince George Track & Field Club. The Reed Athletics Fund supports athletes who are unable to pursue these goals without financial help. Monetary donations to go directly to the fund, and supporting our financially disadvantaged athletes in the north.
Athletes can register online at the “Stride and Glide” Website.
Any contributions from our local community towards making this event a success would be appreciated. Our goal is to raise $10,000. The current needs for the upcoming training camp are:
- Athletic “goodie bags” for athletes participating in the training camp. Bags could include (but are not limited to) the following :
- Water bottles
- T-shirts (sponsors name could be included on the t-shirt)
- Snacks (energy bar, or electrolyte drinks etc.)
- Discounts/coupons to athletic facilities in Prince George.
- Monetary donations to go directly to the fund, and supporting our financially disadvantaged athletes in the north. (Sponsor an athlete for $40 per athlete)
- $100-$300 –Bronze medal donors
- $400-$600-Silver medal donors
- $700- up- Gold medal donors
*Advertisement and acknowledgement would be given to all donors leading up to the event and during the event
Prince George Training Camp Coordinator
Gary Reed Training camp registration