Kendra Lewis ran a strong race and won the midget category at the Pinetree Classic in Coquitlam on September 16. She won the 2.5 km race, with the time of 7:48.0.
Next race is Saturday September 23 at South Fraser Cross Country meet in Bear Creek Park, Surrey.
The cross country program will start their first practice on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at point Grey track.
The JD group 9-13 years old will train from 3:45-5:15pm and the group 14+ will train from 5:00-6:30pm.
This program is not only for the distance runners but also designed for sprinter, hurdlers, jumpers and other athletes to improve their conditioning for the upcoming track season.
VOC is hosting their annual summer BBQ. This fun family event is a great way to celebrate a wonderful track and field season.
WHEN: Saturday, June 17 at 4:00 PM
WHERE: Jericho Beach Park (East) Just look for our tent somewhere between the duck pond and the beach.Vancouver, BC
Good luck to all athletes competing at the BC High School Championships at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley June 1-3.
Athletes competing and their placings in their zones
VOC Athletes won at total of 12 medals, 6 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze at the BC Elementary Championships in Richmond May 26-28. Congratulations to all athletes for competing and representing your school and VOC.
Ava Cardey – 60m (Gold), 100m (Gold), 60m Hurdles (Gold), Long Jump (Gold), 600m (Silver), 1000m (Silver)
Lauren Mosley – 80m Hurdles (Gold), Triple Jump (Gold), Long Jump (Bronze)
Jose Montesori-Jimenez – High Jump (Silver)
Sage Miller – Long Jump (Bronze)
Tilda Cressman – 1200m (4th), 2000m (Bronze)
Adria Sellers – Triple Jump (4th, PB), 80m Hurdles (5th)
Zoe Cheng – Long Jump (PB)
Pauline Wood – 100m (PB), 80m Hurdles (PB)
Anna Montesori-Jimenez – 60m (8th)
PARKING LOT CLOSURE AT SWANGARD – April 18 to 28. Please be advised that the pool lot located at 46th and Boundary will be closed for this time period. Parking will be available in the east lot accessed off Kingsway as well as street parking and pay parking at the Telus building.
Anastas Eliopoulos broke the BC Junior record for 110m hurdles with a time of 13.75s at the Oregon relays on historic Hayward Field in Oregon. Anastas is ranked #1 in the country and #13 in the world in the Junior category. Anastas has committed to UBC in the Fall where he will be running for the UBC Thunderbirds on a track scholarship.
Grade 9 VOC athlete Kendra Lewis competed in the 3000m race for freshman. Kendra had a solid race and finished 5th with a time of 10:55.69.
Welcome VOC Families and Friends! The VOC Meet is being held April 21-22, 2017 at Swangard Stadium, in Burnaby, BC. We need approximately 100 volunteers to run this meet so, we count on your support. There are many different positions and you may think you don’t have the expertise to fill them, but don’t worry, there will be an official at that station to guide you. Thank you in advance for generously donating your time to our club!
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