Tuesday, May 24, 2011

"Ellerton and Proudfoot Ranked #1 Nationally"

Track North Athletic Club's Andrew Ellerton and Ross Proudfoot are both ranked #1 in Canada following their outstanding performances this past weekend.
Ellerton,28, competing in the 800m event at the USATF High Performance Meet at Occidental College in California, finshed with a time of 1 minute 46.39 seconds.  This placed him 9th overall in the competition but will rank him number one in Canada when the updated Athletics Canada rankings are released later today. A video of his race is at:

Proudfoot, 18, competing in the open men's 1500m event at the Windsor Open ran a four second personal best finishing 4th in a time 3 minutes, 46.70 seconds.  This time ranks Proudfoot number one in Canada for Junior (19 and under) aged athletes.

Interview with Ross:
http://www.runnerspace.com/video.php?video_id=46597-Ross-Proudfoot-3 -46-70-Mens-1500-Post-Race-University-of-Windsor-Open-401-Distance-Series-2011

Athletics Canada Rankings can be found at:http://www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=65

Other fine Track North Performances from the Windsor Open include:
Open Women:
Emma Tallman - 800m - 2:14.77 - 6th
Open Men:
Chantry Cargill - 1500m - 3:57.49 - 19th
Joe Burke - 800m - 1:58.61 - 15th
Eric Leishman - 800m - 1:59.02 - 16th