VOC Athletes Open the Cross Country Season

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.

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Fall Training Starts September 12

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.

 

Annual Summer BBQ

VOC is hosting their annual summer BBQ. This fun family event is a great way to celebrate a wonderful track and field season.

Click this link to RSVP or go to evite.me/NkxSsB8PsN

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

Athletes Competing at BC High School Championships

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

  1. Thomas Nobbs: winning 800m, 1500m,3000m and 2000m Steeplechase.
  2. Kendra Lewis: winning 800m,1500m,3000m
  3. Anasatas Eliopoulos: winning 100m,200m and 110mHurdles
  4. Thomas Ma: winning 100m,200m and Triple Jump.
  5. Kaitlyn Loo: winning Triple and Long Jump and finished second in 80mHurdles
  6. Jillian Wong: winning Triple Jump, third in High Jump and 100m
  7. Julia Ho: winning Long Jump and second in Triple Jump.
  8. Pirro Ifti: winning 1500m and second in 800m and 3000m.
  9. Paul Paetzel: second in 1500m and High Jump.
  10. Jessica Urban: second in Long Jump, and third in 100m
  11. Ben Paetzel: third in 1500m and 3000m

Junior Development Athletes Shine at BC Elementary Championships

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)

 

 

VOC Elementary Track Meet Results

Thank you to all participants in this year’s VOC Elementary Track Meet.

Final results of all events can be found here

Scores by age can be found here

Team scores can be found here

List of athletes attending can be found here

Swangard Stadium Parking Update

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.

2017 VOC Elementary Track Meet Performance List

Click here for the current performance list for the VOC Elementary Track Meet on April 21-22 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

Late entry will be accepted until 3pm on April 19th.

Click here to download the meet package or click on Events at the top of the webpage.

VOC Athletes Shine at Oregon Relays

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.

VOC Track Meet Volunteers Sign-up

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!

Sign up at signup.com/go/RVGzqa or click the button

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com