Twice as Nice at OFSAA

What is better than winning a medal at OFSAA? Winning two medals.
 
And what is better than one of your athletes winning two medals? Two of your athletes winning two medals each!
 
OFSAA 2019 was bountiful for 310 Running’s Aysia Maurice & Sierra Rodrigues as the girls combined for a total of 4 medals – 1 gold, 2 silvers & a bronze – in their first ever OFSAA Track & Field Meet.
 
Aysia, competing for Humberview, won silver in the Midget girls 1500 on Friday with a stellar time of 4:37.95 & then went on to take the gold in the Midget girls 3000 on Saturday in 10:20.55.
 
Her training partner, Sierra, competing for St. Michaels, Bolton was hot on her heels posting a 4:45.84 in the Midget girls 1500 on her way to bronze & 10:25.02 in the Midget girls 3000 earning the silver.


Both girls are now heading to Greensboro, NC to compete in the New Balance Nationals Outdoors in the 1 mile & 2 mile events.

Maurice Comes Up Big in the Big Apple


The New Balance Nationals Indoors is the US National High School Indoor Championships held at the Armory in New York City every year. This prestigious meet attracts over 3,000 of the best athletes from the US & Canada.
 
On the heels of a very successful Athletics Ontario Provincial Indoor Championship, 310 Running’s Aysia Maurice made the trip to the Big Apple to compete in the girls Freshman mile on March 10th.
 
When the dust cleared, Aysia found herself on the podium with a bronze medal and a new personal best time of 5:02.76. To watch the race, click HERE.
 
With that result, Maurice finished her 2019 indoor campaign ranked number one in Ontario in the U16 800, 1500 & mile.

Gold Record!!


310 Running’s U16 sprint medley team of Keira Arnold, Katie Jelaca, Sierra Rodrigues & Aysia Maurice took down a 30 year old provincial record on their way to the gold medal at the 2019 Athletics Ontario U14, U16, U20 Indoor Championships.
 
Their time of 4:19.11 eclipsed the old record of 4:19.66 set in 1989.
 

Don Olson Classic

The 6th edition of the Don Olson Classic 2.5K & 5K trail race took place on September 29th in the beautiful hills of Caledon.
 
With perfect weather and fast competition, the day saw two new 5K champions, six new course records and a new 5K relay event run on the challenging Albion Hills course.
 
Ethan Kruisselbrink was the fastest male athlete on the day taking the 5K title in 16:33. Justin Jelaca put in a solid 16:49 for the silver & Jamie Tarling rounded out the top 3 running 17:14 for the bronze.
 
Aysia Maurice won the women’s 5K race in a new course record time of 18:17. Jayden Keeler took the silver running 18:48 & Naomi Hermann earned the bronze medal in 19:22.
 
Kamran Brar was the fastest overall male in the youth 2.5K race running 8:22 while the top overall female was Alex Law with a new course record time of 8:52.
 
Relay champions were Bob Grieg and Laurie Koopmans completing the 2 x 2.5K event in 20:46. The silver medal went to Maxim and Dawn Theriault with a time of 24:09 and the bronze was won by Scott and Henry Thomson in 25:59.
 
In the 2.5K event, Alex Law set a new best mark for the Senior girls event.
 
The 5K race saw Aysia Maurice set a new course record in the overall female, junior female and 12-15 female categories. Kathryn Sullivan broke her own 50-59 female age group record while Xavier Bird established a new best in the U12 male category.
 
For 2.5K results CLICK HERE. For 5K results CLICK HERE. For 5K Relay results CLICK HERE.