Big Crowds & Fast Times at DOC

The Don Olson Classic, held on Saturday October 3, hosted over 400 athletes in a 2.5K youth only & 5K all ages trail race at Albion Hills Conservation Area.
The cool fall weather made for perfect running conditions & the athletes took full advantage of that posting 3 new course records.
Thomas Witkowicz crushed his record from last year lowering the new standard to 16:05 in the open 5K. Also well below last years best time was Kyle Smith who came in with a 16:09.
Teammates Sylvia Russell & two time 5K champion Hiley Dobbs crossed the line hand in hand. Both girls posted a time of 18:57 but Sylvia ended up winning by an eyelash.
Darryl Barber took the men’s Masters category in a record time of 18:32 while Kathryn Strano set the new best time in the women’s Master category of 21:43.
Dakota Goguen had the fastest overall time in the 2.5K with an 8:23. Meg Jackson was the first girl across the line in 9:09.
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For downloadable photos of the race, click here

Big Weekend at AO BMJ Indoor Championships

310 Running sent 7 athletes to compete in 11 events at the Athletics Ontario Bantam/Midget/Junior Indoor Championships on March 7-8 at York University. By the end of the weekend they had earned 2 silver medals, 3 bronze medals & 5 personal bests.
On Saturday, Alexys Maurice started the meet off with a PB & a silver medal in the Bantam girls high jump.
Following that both Charlotte Barber & Aysia Maurice posted their fastest ever 1200 times with Charlotte taking the bronze medal in the Bantam girls division.
Christian Hill climbed the podium twice with a bronze in the Midget boys 60m sprint & a silver in the 300m.
On Sunday, Barber bettered her best ever 800 result to earn her second bronze medal of the meet.
Georgia Waller raced up two age groups to complete her first 3000 in the Junior women’s division & Simon Quann ran an indoor best in the Junior men’s 800.
Finally, Olivia Fasan closed the meet with a PB in the Midget girls 200.

310 Athletes Represent at OFSAA

Georgia Waller broke the top 20 at her first OFSAA XC. Waller placed 17th in the Midget girls race for GW Williams Secondary School making her the top ranked GW Williams & York Region athlete at this year’s competition held in Waterloo on November 1.
Nicholas Falconi made his OFSAA XC debut for Humberview Secondary School with a 46th place finish in the Midget boys race & James Cromack, competing in his second OFSAA XC meet, finished 38th for Mayfield Secondary School in the Junior boys event.

Maurice Provincial Champ; Tyke Girls Take Silver

Aysia Maurice powered her way to 310 Running’s first individual gold at the MTA Provincial XC Championships in Guelph on October 25 while teammates Chloe Agar, Paige Barber, Maddie Spadzinski & Fiona Johnson helped secure the team silver in the Tyke Girls division.
Alexys Maurice & Charlotte Barber finished 5th & 13th respectively in the Atom Girls event while O2, Olivia Fasan & Olivia Cadieux, landed 47th & 48th in the Senior Girls race.
Josh Blades broke the top 10 in the Tyke boys race with a 9th place finish & big brother Tysen Blades took 26th in the Atom Boys event.