310 Twilight Crew Fast in Guelph

A handful of 310 athletes got a quick jump on their outdoor season at the Guelph Twilight Meet on May 6.
Charlotte Barber got things rolling with a 13 second PB in the 1500. Her 5:06.76 earned her a spot in the Junior High School Mile at the New Balance National meet in Greensboro, NC.
James Cromack dropped 10 seconds off his previous best 1500 time coming in at 4:19.96
In the 800, Karson Proulx knocked 3 seconds off his PB with a 2:13.00 while Simon Quann, Liam Jordan & Ali Jordan all clocked season bests.

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.

MTA Athletes of Excellence

310 Running athletes Christian Hill & Georgia Waller were two of 23 athletes recognized as MTA Senior Athletes of Excellence at the Minor Track Association awards banquet held in Brampton on January 31.
The award recognizes track & field athletes who have had outstanding results over their MTA careers.
Canadian Commonwealth Games medalist Kate Van Buskirk was the guest speaker & presented the awards to the very deserving group of young athletes.
Other award winners were Anna Witherspoon, Sheleah Colaire, Jaanuishae Pathmarajah, Esther Abule, Alexandra Weir, Skyy Diop, Alyssa Marsh, Chelsea Agyemang, Sabree Thomas, Eden Senior, Nhkeeda Lambert, Kyle Koyanagi, Thomas Witkowicz, Bradley Pinkrah, Odosa Ojo-Ukanah, Alec Purnell, Asante Jackson, Sanjade Hylton, Justin Mensah, Joshua McCaroll & Thanosan Balakumar

Maurice, Barber Big in Windsor

Eight 310 Running athletes travelled to Windsor on August 2-3 to compete in Athletics Ontario Bantam/Midget/Youth Championships. When the dust settled, the group came away with a gold, a bronze & 8 big personal bests.
Makiah Hunt led the way by winning gold in the Youth girls pole vault. Teammate Laura Lopachyk finished 8th in the same event with a new personal best.
Bantam girls Alexys Maurice & Charlotte Barber had a spectacular Athletics Ontario Championships debut notching PBs in every event they competed in & scoring 17 points combined.
Alexys opened the competition with a bronze medal in the high jump & followed that up with 8th & 9th place finishes in the 800 & 1200 respectively. Charlotte narrowly missed the podium, logging two 4th place finishes, one in the 800 & the other in the 1200.
Simon Quann kept the good times rolling by running his fastest ever 800 & his second fastest 400 in the Youth boys category.
Liam Jordan & Kevin Nam also put in solid efforts over the weekend. Liam took on the Youth boys 800 while Kevin competed in the pole vault.