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Update on Olympic and Paralympic Trials

Over the course of the last few months, Athletics Canada has been working with Fédération Québecoise d’Athlétisme on a number of different possible scenarios for the Olympic and Paralympic Trials presented by Bell, to be held in Montreal from June 24 to 27, 2021. Athletics Canada provides update on Olympic and Paralympic Trials Various scenarios […]
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Moh Ahmed 5000m Canadian record

World bronze medallist Moh Ahmed made a significant improvement on the North American 5000m record at a low-key competition at Jesuit High School in Portland on Friday night (10 July 2020). Moh Ahmed 5000m Canadian record Ahmed’s 12:47.20 took more than six seconds off Bernard Lagat’s continental record set back in 2011, while Houlihan’s 14:23.92 […]
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Ottawa 10K shifts focus to Canadian athletes

Ottawa, February 3, 2020 – Organizers of the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend announced today they will be significantly increasing the overall prize purse for Canadian athletes in the Ottawa 10K event to $ 35,000 – the largest prize for any of Canada’s championship events this year. The announcement comes as Dylan Wykes – the 2019 Canadian […]
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Team Canada for Poland World Cross

OTTAWA – Twenty-three Canadians will travel to Bydgoszcz, Poland for the 40th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships taking place Sunday March 24. The Canadian contingent will depart March 16 for a training camp in Walcz in Poland before heading to Bydgoszcz on March 22. Team Canada at the 2013 World […]
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Mutai returns to the Ottawa 10K

Record breaking has become a habit for Geoffrey Mutai, and organisers of the Ottawa 10km – an IAAF Silver Label race – are hoping that he is in form when he lines up in the Canadian capital, May 26th. The Kenyan superstar set course records in winning both the Boston and New York marathons in […]
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Gillis enters Ottawa Marathon

The morning after racing the Ottawa 10km race in 2001, Eric Gillis responded to his early wake up call, got into his running gear then ran out along part of the marathon course to cheer on some of his friends at the 30k and 40k marks. Buoyed by the experience, the native of Antigonish, Nova […]
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Olympians to Penn Relays

OTTAWA – Athletics Canada is pleased to officially announce today the team that will represent Canada in the USA versus the World portion of the 2013 Penn Relay Carnival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania later this month.  Penn Relay Carnival takes place at Franklin Field April 25 to 27 with more than 22,000 athletes from 60 countries […]
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Gillis and Duchene win Half Marathon titles

OTTAWA – Eric Gillis of Antigonish, N.S., and Krista Duchene of Brampton, Ont., were crowned 2013 Canadian Half Marathon Champions today in Montreal, Quebec at the ScotiaBank 21k. “I came to race for the win today”, said Gillis. “Perfect weather and a flat course made it a big marathon workout. It felt good to compete […]
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Canadians in Top 10 Rankings

Matthew Hughes of Oshawa, Ont., registered a World leading performance in the men’s 3000-metres steeplechase this past weekend at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Standford, California. At the same meet Alex Genest of Lac-aux-Sables, Que., registered a World Championship A standard and is ranked third in the World. Chris Winter of Vancouver, B.C., is in […]
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2013 Hall of Fame inductees

Ottawa – Athletics Canada’s Hall of Fame will grow by ten when the class of 2013 is officially inducted in Moncton, New-Brunswick on June 20, 2013.  Five athletes, one coach, three in memoriam and one builder will be enriched at a special ceremony held in conjunction with the Canadian Championships and World Trials. The Class […]
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