Bronze in Brandon

310 Running sent a talented pair of athletes to Brandon, Manitoba to compete at the Legion Nationals on August 10-12.
 
Aysia Maurice, who competed as a member of Team Ontario, had a very busy but successful weekend earning a bronze in the U16 girls 1200 & fourth place finishes in the U16 girls 2000 & 1500 steeplechase.

Aysia’s times of 3:34.91 in the 1200 & 6:24.57 in the 2000 represent new U15 Ontario records. These were 2 of the 5 Provincial records set by Aysia this year.

Tara Johannink competed in her first National Championship in the U16 girls high jump. Tara’s 1.50m jump equalled her personal best & was good for 13th place overall. Tara was one of 6 girls that cleared 1.50m.

Perfect Weather & Fast Times at DOC

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The Don Olson Classic 2.5K & 5K trail race celebrated its 5th anniversary on September 30th with a big crowd, fast times and a new Champion.
 
There was plenty of speed up front with the top 11 athletes all running under 18 minutes for 5K on the challenging Albion Hills course.
 
2015 silver medalist Kyle Smith claimed the 5K title this year completing the loop course in 16:19. Last year’s bronze medalist Jamie Tarling moved up a spot to take the silver in 16:30 & Andrew Brown ran 16:40 to earn the bronze.
 
Jayden Keeler took the women’s 5K title in a new age group record time of 19:12. Aysia Maurice won the silver for the second consecutive year running 19:39 & Megan Logan rounded out the podium with a bronze medal effort of 19:55.
 
Cameron Moir was the top overall male in the youth 2.5K race coming in at 8:46 while the top overall female for the second consecutive year was Ella Jackson with a time of 9:28.
 
For complete 5K results CLICK HERE. For complete 2.5K results CLICK HERE

DOC Pricing Goes Up Soon – Register Now!

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Pricing for Ontario’s best trail race, the Don Olson Classic, goes up on September 25th. Don’t miss out on this amazing deal! Register here.
 
The DOC features a 2.5K youth only race & a 5K all ages race run on the spectacularly beautiful trails of Albion Hills Conservation Area.
 
For the ridiculously low price of $35 for the 2.5K & $45 for the 5K, participants get a fantastic race on the prettiest course in Ontario, a long sleeve cotton race shirt, a finishers gift, free food & free downloadable photos.
 
Want to save even more? Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram & we will send you a promo code to save $5 off your race fee. How sweet is that?
 
Feeling fast? There are 90 awards in 15 categories with the top 3 in each category winning custom medals, the highly coveted DOC winners toques & some cool Nike prizes.
 
And…..100% of the proceeds from the race are donated to the Bethell Hospice. We have contributed $25,000 so far & hope to make our largest donation yet to celebrate our 5th year.
 
There is no other race like this. Don’t delay. Register here today!

310 Shines at AO BMY Championships

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Three golds, two silvers, nine National standards, 14 personal bests and one Ontario record. The 310 Running athletes that competed at the Athletics Ontario Bantam/Midget/Youth Provincial Championships in Brampton on July 29th and 30th had it going!
 
Aysia Maurice made her presence felt as she was crowned Provincial Champion in three different events and set a new Provincial steeplechase record in the process.
 
Maurice started off with a gold medal in the Bantam girls 1200 on Saturday in a time 3:52.88.
 
On Sunday morning, she captured the gold in the Bantam girls 2000 with a personal best time of 6:48.46 and then went on to win her third gold that afternoon in the Midget girls 1500 steeplechase in a new U15 Provincial record time of 5:09.17.
 
Sarah-Rose Sullivan made a big push over the final 100 meters of the Midget girls 800 meter event claiming the silver in a personal best time of 2:20.95. The day before, Sullivan met National standard in the 1200 with her 8th place finishing time of 3:52.58.
 
The Midget boys relay team of Justin Jelaca, Liam Bauer, Sean Cromack & Cameron Moir also found the podium after running a silver medal worthy 9:04.23 in the 4×800.
 
The rest of the team posted impressive results across a variety of events including:
 
Youth girls – Olivia Cadieux, 1500, 35th, 5:48.09 and 3000, 13th, 12:39.10
 
Midget girls – Charlotte Barber, 1200, 17th, 4:09.35; Emma Everett, 1200, 13th, 3:58.96 and 2000, 8th, 7:12.16; Tara Johannink, high jump, 8th, 1.40m (PB); Lexy Maurice, high jump, 6th, 1.45m (PB and National standard) and 1500SC, 5th, 6:01.23.
 
Midget boys – Liam Bauer, 1500SC, 6th, 4:58.63 (PB and National standard) and 2000, 9th, 6:21.41; John Contente, 300, 26th, 42.72s (PB) and 800, 18th, 2:13.73 (PB); Sean Cromack, high jump, 7th, 1.60m and 2000, 17th, 6:34.52; Justin Jelaca, 800, 16th, 2:11.11 and 1200, 12th, 3:30.36 (PB); Cameron Moir, 800, 7th, 2:05.64 (National standard); Calvin Oake, 300, 12th, 39.31 (PB and National standard) and 800, 24th, 2:16.88 (PB)
 
Bantam girls – Paige Barber, 1200, 17th, 4:26.94; Sabrina Della Penna, 1200, 19th, 4:31.86 and 1500SC, 6th, 6:08.88; Katie Jelaca, 200H, 6th, 33.97s (PB) and 1500SC, 7th, 6:18.31.