Two 310 Running athletes added their names to the record books at Provincial Championships on consecutive weekends.
At the Athletics Ontario Bantam/Midget/Youth Provincial Championships held in Brampton, Aysia Maurice set the U15 record for the Midget girls 1500m steeplechase. Aysia nailed down her third gold medal of the meet by running a personal best time 5:09.17, shattering the old record of 5:11.24.
Maddie Spadzinski posted a new U12 record in the 200m hurdles at the Minor Track Association Provincial Championships in Etobicoke. Her gold medal time of 29.70 seconds was a personal best that beat the old record by .18 seconds.
Hundreds of athletes descended on Albion Hills Conservation Area on October 1 to participate in the 4th annual Don Olson Classic 2.5K & 5K trail race.
Defending men’s 5K Champion Thomas Witkowicz earned his 3rd consecutive victory in a course record time of 15:56. Dean Cameron took the silver in 16:18 & Jamie Tarling won bronze with a 16:27. Jamie’s time shattered the men’s 20-29 age group record.
In the women’s 5K, Alessia Pizzimenti won the gold in 19:59 with Aysia Maurice & Emma Everett close on her heels in the silver & bronze medal positions in 20:02 & 20:03 respectively.
Top overall male in the youth 2.5K race was Jack Wierzbicki who crossed the line in 8:32 while top overall female, Ella Jackson, navigated the course in 9:17.
For complete 5K results CLICK HERE. For complete 2.5K results CLICK HERE.
Thank you to all the athletes & volunteers who make the Don Olson Classic a huge success every year. Thanks to you, we will be making a $7,000 donation to Bethell Hospice this year bringing our 4-year total up to $25,000.
310 Running & Burlington Legion will be co-hosting the Minor Track Association Indoor Championships on April 9 – 10 at York University.
The MTA Indoor Championships attracts more than 600 of the best track & field athletes from all over Ontario between the ages of 7 and 14. It is the largest 14U indoor track meet in Canada.
Club athletes have the opportunity to compete in running events ranging from 60m to 1500m as well as hurdles, relays, race walking, high jump, long jump, triple jump & shot put.
The MTA is the organizing body for 14U track & field in Ontario.
310 Running’s Bantam girls team consisting of Aysia Maurice, Emma Everett, Lexy Maurice & Charlotte Barber took the team silver at the Athletics Ontario Provincial Cross Country Championships held in Etobicoke on Sunday November 15.
The girls finished 10th, 13th, 16th & 25th respectively for a combined team total of 64 against a very strong field of Bantam athletes.
Congratulations to all four girls for a spectacular effort to end an amazing season.