Doyle, Quann Big in Edmonton

Paige Doyle & Simon Quann headed to Edmonton on July 7-10 to compete in the Athletics Canada Junior National Championships. This meet, which also served as the Canadian Olympic Trials, showcased the very best track & field talent in Canada.
Coming off her 5th place finish in the 400m hurdles at OFSAA, Paige proved she was ready for an even bigger stage in Edmonton. Seeded 13th at Nationals with a personal best time of 1:03.29, Doyle needed to run a brilliant semi-final to qualify for one of the eight spots in the finals. And she delivered a near perfect race finishing with a huge PB of 1:01.91.
Less than 24 hours later, Paige was back on the track for the finals where she ultimately finished 8th overall in 1:03.90. 17 year old Doyle is now ranked 9th in Canada in the U20 age group.
Simon Quann had a slightly different path in Edmonton. Simon’s personal best of 1:55.08 in the 800 was just short of the Junior men’s National standard of 1:54.00 which meant he needed to run a qualifier to earn his spot in the semi-final.
Ranked 7th among athletes in the qualifier, Quann had the luxury of running a more relaxed first race. He easily earned is place in the semi-final.
When it came time to really race in the semis, Simon put down a very competitive 1:55.56 landing him 5th in his heat & 15th overall.

310 Juniors Shine at MTA Indoor Championships

The message to the 310 Running athletes competing in the MTA Indoor Championships on March 21-22….make it an effort that you are proud of.
Their response….one gold, one bronze, 2 indoor bests & 13 all-time bests.
Paige Barber started the meet off by running her fastest 1200 ever & then went on to post an indoor best in the 800 in the Tyke girls division.
Aysia Maurice set two new all-time bests in the Atom girls 1500 & high jump. Her 5:19.91 in the 1500 earned her the gold medal in that event.
Chloe Agar, Sarah Greenwood & Fiona Johnson all ran PBs in the Atom girls 400.
Alexys Maurice captured bronze in the Senior girls high jump & put in an inspired effort in her 1500 to crush her previous fastest time.
Charlotte Barber finished her indoor season by lowering her 800 time in the Senior girls event down to 2:28.13.
Sprinters Olivia Fasan , Anais Beharry & Ameline Beharry all improved their times in the Senior girls 200. Olivia & Anais ran PBs in the 60 as well.
Finally, Peter Grzesiuk, set a new all-time best in the Atom boys 800.