Monday, July 24, 2006

National Juniors Results

Wow - some tremendous results from National Juniors!
Results - National Junior Track and Field Championships,
Sherbrooke, Quebec

Led by Rebecca Johnston's bronze medal in the 400m, five athletes from Sudbury's Track North Athletic Club placed in the top-seven at the Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships in Sherbooke Quebec this weekend.

Ranked fifth coming into the event, Johnston ran a personal best 55.44 to advance to the finals, then a 55.79 in the rain to claim her bronze medal. Her time was only .22 off the standard for the World Junior Games in Beijing, China. Rebecca remains in Sherbrooke, participating at a National Junior Relay camp.

Tianna Deck, ranked 13th before the event, shocked the field by placing fourth in the long jump. Competing in the pouring rain, Deck nailed her second last jump with a personal best leap of 5.33 metres.

Dan Gardiner placed fifth in triple jump, with a leap of 13.80 metres. He also placed 6th in the long jump with a jump of 6.63 metres.Dave Thibert placed 7th in the high jump with a jump of 1.85 metres.

Also competing were André Pelland, who placed 25th in the 400m with a time of 1:59.75; Eric Ouellet who was 31st in the 800m with a 1:59.75; Tanya Simard, 14th in the triple jump with a 10.51 metre; and Kaitlyn Tallman who placed 18th in the 3k with a 10:40.84 and 21st in the 1500m with a 4:52.57

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Ellerton and Provincial Legion Results

Andrew Ellereton, Results, European Distance Tour, 2006

Andrew Ellerton, still representing Track North, is running some fast times on his European Tour. He started, jet-lagged and all, with a 1:47.81 for second place in the 800m in Kortrijk, Belgium. Then, two days later, he ran a blazing 1:46.91 in Gent, Belgium off a 52.0 split - again for second place. His final race of the tour is in Heusden, Netherlands on Saturday. He then returns to this side of the Atlantic to run at National Seniors. Andrew has one more outdoor track season left at the U. of Michigan next year.

Results: Provincial Legion Championships, Timmins, July 14 & 15
Here are the Track North results from Day 1

Tianna Deck Triple Jump 3rd 10.82m PB!!
Andre Pelland 400m 4th 50.65 PB!!
Amy Morin 400m 9th 1:07.99 1500m 15th 5:50.84
Emma Tallman 1500m 11th 5:48.07
Justin Ouellette 1500m 17th 4:56.54


Tianna Deck Long Jump 5.09m (3rd) 100m 13.38 (9th)
Caroline Ehrhardt Triple Jump 10.13m (8th) 800m 2:41.05 (12th)
Sara Hennesey High Jump 1.45m (8th) Long Jump 4.19m (9th)
Charles Carre High Jump 1.70m (8th) 400mh 1:04.68 (12th)
Erika Kiviaho 100m 14.05 (11th) 200m 29.54 (11th)
Andre Pelland 200m 23.57 (11th) 100m 12.00 (13th)
Eric Roques 100m 11.76 (9th) 200m 24.23 (12th)
Justin Ouellette 3000m 10:24.83 (14th)
Emma Tallman 800m 2:34.05 (9th)
Amy Morin 800m 2:41.77 (11th

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Twilight #2 Results

2006 Track North Summer Twilight #2
Wed. July 12th

A hot night on the track and in the field!

Thanks to all the numerous volunteers to help set up and officiate for the meet - I think we had more officials than athletes but the more the merrier!

100m - mixed
1. Dan Gardiner '88 - 11.5
2. Mat Chartrand ' 90 - 11.6
3. Rebecca Johnston '89 - 12.3
4. Erika Kiviaho '92 - 14.2
5. Lisa Kiviaho '97 - 17.2

1500m - mixed
1. Chantry Cargill '90 - 4:35.4
2. Kaitlyn Tallman '88 - 4:41.6
3. Serena Jennings '81 - 4:55.7
4. Teri Fisher '84 - 5:02.2
5. Korrie Tyers '91 - 5:26.8
6. Renee Jacques '89 - 5:28.4
7. Gilles Lafrance - 5:36.7

Long Jump - Mixed
1. Dan Gardiner '88 - 6.55m
2. Dave Thibert '87 - 5.95m
3. Tanya Simard '88 - 5.15m
4. Jena Kiviaho '90 - 4.31m
5. Lisa Kiviaho '96 - 2.92m

Monday, July 03, 2006

Firecracker Results

Firecracker 5k Road Race, Walden, 7/1/06

Thanks for Ron Poirier, Malcolm Steven and Vince Perdue for again organizing the Firecracker 5k Road Race in Walden. This year saw a record 175 runners, including 30 children in the 1km race. As always, a super race, with lots of volunteeers (thanks, Running Room), and amazing prizes.

Here are the results from current and alumni TNOR runners:

5k - 140 Runners
1st, Steve Eles, 16:27
3rd, Jason Wicke, 17:11
4th, Nick Wolynsky, 17:17
7th, Mike Coughlin, 18:23
9th, Ben Bizier, 18:36
10th, Frank Lesk, 18:55
11th, Liz Forbes, 19:01 (1st Female)
15th, Lindsy McNicoll, 19:39
16th, Teri Fisher, 19:48
17th, Klaus Ehrhardt, 19:48
20th, Melanie Muise, 19:53 (PB on the road)
22nd, Bob Lesk, 19:54 (1st in the 60-69)
24th, Dave Endleman, 20:27
25th, Ben Sidney, 20:32
38th, Mauro Sorcinelli, 21:36
41st, Sean Kershaw, 21:50
52nd, Caroline Erhardt, 22:52
56th, Erika Bota, 23:18
61st, Dan Bizier, 24:20
63rd, Michelle Bizier, 24:33
65th, Erika Kiviaho, 24:39
78th, Dana Kiviaho, 26:03
85th, Dan Scott, 27:08

1km Run
Included Lisa Kiviaho (10 years) and Autumn Eles (2 years)