BC Athletics Fall Cross Country Updates

BC XC Championships are October 26 at Beaver Lake, just outside of Victoria. Registration is now open atwww.Trackiereg.com/BCXC2019

BC Team at AC Cross Country Championship, Team Criteria has been posted and athlete declarations / exemptions are open. See more information on the XC Season at -


For more information on the fall Cross Country season please contact: Clifton Cunningham, BC Athletics Technical Manager, Road & XC Running : Clifton.Cunningham@BCAthletics.org

BC Athletics High Performance Support Applications

 BC Athletics is now accepting applications for Athlete Support through both the BC Athlete Assistance Program (AAP) and the BC High Performance Program. All athletes must complete the following application (Note: There is a single application for both programs). All applications are due by November 1st, 2019. More information about these program can be found on the BC Athletics website here

BC Athlete Assistance Program (AAP)

The BC Athlete Assistance Program (BC AAP) is an athlete-centered program of financial assistance. Criteria: 2019/20 BC Athletics High Performance Athlete Support Information (Standards & Selection Criteria)

BC Athletics High Performance Program

The Canadian Sport Institute, through a partnership with the Province of BC and ViaSport, the network of PacificSport Centres, and BC Athletics collaborates to deliver programs and services to place BC Athletes on National Teams, and ensure athletes and coaches have every advantage to win medals for Canada.  Criteria: BC Athletics and CSI Nomination Criteria for Targeted Athletes & Personal Coaches 

2019/20 ONLINE APPLICATION (Note it is a common application for both programs)

 For more information on the BC Athletics High Performance Support Applications - Chris Winter, OLY

BC Athletics Technical Manager – Track & Field chris.winter@bcathletics.org



 Upcoming Fall Coaching Education Programs for interested current coaches. Please note, Thunderbird coaches interested in course education or advancement can access funding support through Nigel. Please discuss directly: nigel@thunderbirdstrack.org


Oct 25-27th

Club Coach Throws 



Oct 25-27th

Road Running Instructor Course



Oct 26th

Mentorship: BC XC Championship



Nov 8-10

2019 BC Throws Summit


Nov 15th

Making Ethical Decisions



Nov 16-17th

Sport Coach - Track & Field 

South Surrey


Nov 30th

Mentorship: XC Nationals



For more information on upcoming Coaches courses this fall visit https://www.bcathletics.org/Coaches/Education/ or emailjennifer.brown@bcathletics.org

Important information on July Competitions for JD Athletes and Parents

Welcome to July and Happy Canada Day!

Our two big meets, the BC JD Pentathlon and BC Championships are just around the corner, so we will be working to do our final preparation for those meets. We do not have a meet this weekend, but some of you may be interested in a tune-up. This is available through the Ocean Summer Series that run on Tuesday evenings in White Rock, with the next meet being July 9th.

While we are focussing on getting ready for the final two meets, all athletes are welcome and encouraged to come out to practice.  It’s a great time to train and pick up and develop your skills.

Jul 9 - Ocean Athletics Summer Series Meet #2 - Surrey, BC Canada

Jul 13 - BC Junior Development Pentathlon Championships - Maple Ridge

Jul 19-21 - BC Junior Development Track & Field Championships - South Surrey

Jul 23 - Ocean Athletics Summer Series Meet #3 – South Surrey

Details on the JD Pentathlon can be found HERE

Details on the BC JD Champs can be found HERE.

 For those of you wanting to enter the championship meets, the club will pay for the pentathlon entry and up to 3 events at the BC Champs. You will need to register through the club, not the meet website.

To enter the JD Pentathlon Championships – please fill out THIS FORM by midnight, July 5th

To Enter your 3 events at the JD Champs you just need to fill out the form HERE  by midnight, July 11th

Any additional events will need to be done through the meet reg site HERE due by Midnight, July 13th

-Graeme Fell (runnergraeme@gmail.com)