Track and field

Ocean Athletics’ Roy Jiang – a senior at Southridge School – will study, run track and play clarinet at the California Institute of Technology beginning this fall. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Sports Photography)

‘Triple-threat’ Southridge School student runs toward CalTech

Roy Jiang will compete on track team, play in the university’s symphony and study bioengineering

 

Ocean Athletics held a club-members-only outdoor track-and-field competition last weekend at South Surrey Athletic Park. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Sports Photography)

PHOTOS: Ocean Athletics’ athletes shine at club-only meet

Semiahmoo Peninsula track-and-field club held one-day event at South Surrey Athletic Park

 

Surrey's Cindy O’Brien Hugh, 62, is a hurdler with Greyhounds Masters Track & Field Club. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

In their golden years, Surrey’s Greyhounds run, jump, walk and throw for records

Members of the track and field club have found a way to keep fit during the pandemic

 

(Photo: viasport.ca/coaching/coach-year-awards)

Surrey coaches Kroeger, Adams are two of three B.C. award winners

An official announcement will be made in a week or two, and award winners have been notified

(Photo: viasport.ca/coaching/coach-year-awards)
Semiahmoo Secondary graduate Alexa Porpaczy, who now competes at the University of Arizona, set a new personal-best mark when she cleared the bar at 1.83 m last weekend at the Willie Williams Classic in Tucson, Ariz. (University of Arizona photo)

South Surrey high-jumper sets personal-best mark at NCAA meet

Alexa Porpaczy among top-ranked high-jumpers in NCAA and Canada

Semiahmoo Secondary graduate Alexa Porpaczy, who now competes at the University of Arizona, set a new personal-best mark when she cleared the bar at 1.83 m last weekend at the Willie Williams Classic in Tucson, Ariz. (University of Arizona photo)
Record-setting high jumper Emma de Boer, who lives in Cloverdale and attends Holy Cross Regional High School in Fleetwood, will train and study architecture at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) next fall. (submitted photo)

Surrey jumper on a high after recruitment by UPenn track team

High jumper Emma de Boer aims to leave Cloverdale for Philadelphia next fall

Record-setting high jumper Emma de Boer, who lives in Cloverdale and attends Holy Cross Regional High School in Fleetwood, will train and study architecture at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) next fall. (submitted photo)
Some of Ocean Athletics’ youngest athletes took part in the BC Athletics’ BC Cross-Country Championships Virtual Challenge, too, as a trio of the club’s Seahorses (six and seven year olds) ran a one-kilometre loop. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Sports Photography)

Ocean Athletics runners compete at BC Athletics’ virtual championships

Clubs, athletes from across province take part in cross-country event

Some of Ocean Athletics’ youngest athletes took part in the BC Athletics’ BC Cross-Country Championships Virtual Challenge, too, as a trio of the club’s Seahorses (six and seven year olds) ran a one-kilometre loop. (Gordon Kalisch/Fast Track Sports Photography)
With the traditional cross-country season cancelled due to COVID-19, high-school runners competed this fall in the BC School Sports Virtual Cross-Country Pandemic Challenge. (Nick Greenizan photo)

South Surrey runners earn top-10 finishes at virtual ‘Pandemic Challenge’ race

Cross-country event staged over two weeks after traditional season cancelled due to COVID-19

With the traditional cross-country season cancelled due to COVID-19, high-school runners competed this fall in the BC School Sports Virtual Cross-Country Pandemic Challenge. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Luc Bruchet (left), shown here competing at the 2016 Olympics, clocked a personal best in the 10,000-m in Burnaby last weekend. (Laci Perenyi/Sportphoto photo)

Elgin Park alum clocks personal-best in 10,000-m race

Luc Bruchet inches closer to Olympic qualifying standard

Luc Bruchet (left), shown here competing at the 2016 Olympics, clocked a personal best in the 10,000-m in Burnaby last weekend. (Laci Perenyi/Sportphoto photo)
Praise Aniamaka, a Cloverdale resident and Grade 12 student at Pacific Academy in Surrey, leaps over fellow track athletes with the Vancouver Thunderbirds club. (submitted photo)

Record-setting Surrey athlete triple-jumps his way onto Purdue track team

Indiana university-bound Praise Aniamaka ‘was highly recruited and is an excellent student’

Praise Aniamaka, a Cloverdale resident and Grade 12 student at Pacific Academy in Surrey, leaps over fellow track athletes with the Vancouver Thunderbirds club. (submitted photo)
People on the new walking track at Bear Creek Park in Surrey on Tuesday, June 30. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

New track in Surrey park keeps walkers away from athletes

Track coach has witnessed many accidents and injuries on Bear Creek Park’s main track in recent years

People on the new walking track at Bear Creek Park in Surrey on Tuesday, June 30. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Township of Langley will play host to the 2022 and 2023 Canadian Track and Field Championships. (Braden Collum/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township first B.C. city to host World Track and Field Trials in nearly 20 years

Township of Langley will host 2022 and 2023 editions

Township of Langley will play host to the 2022 and 2023 Canadian Track and Field Championships. (Braden Collum/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Semiahmoo Secondary’s Darren Ahn clears the bar in the senior boys high jump at the 2019 BC High School Track and Field Championships in Kelowna last weekend. (Vid Wadhwani photo)

Surrey athletes lead the pack at B.C. track and field championships

Competitors from across city return home from high-school provincials with medals

Semiahmoo Secondary’s Darren Ahn clears the bar in the senior boys high jump at the 2019 BC High School Track and Field Championships in Kelowna last weekend. (Vid Wadhwani photo)
From left to right: Guildford Park’s Abdi Rage, White Rock Christian Academy’s Nicholas Coulter and Lord Tweedsmuir’s Liam Paige lead the charge during a senior boys 400-m heat Friday afternoon at South Surrey Athletic Park, as part of Surrey Track and Field Championships. (Nick Greenizan photo)

South Surrey teams, athletes on podium at Surrey Track and Field Championships

Event held last week at South Surrey Athletic and Bear Creek parks

From left to right: Guildford Park’s Abdi Rage, White Rock Christian Academy’s Nicholas Coulter and Lord Tweedsmuir’s Liam Paige lead the charge during a senior boys 400-m heat Friday afternoon at South Surrey Athletic Park, as part of Surrey Track and Field Championships. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Universal Athletics Club coach Jessie Dosanjh and club members practice at Surrey’s Bear Creek Park April 3. (Photos: Trevor Beggs/Now-Leader contributor)

VIDEO: Surrey stacked with track talent from local club

Universal Athletics Club coach discusses passion for teaching some of Surrey’s finest, despite challenging track change

  • Apr 5, 2018
Universal Athletics Club coach Jessie Dosanjh and club members practice at Surrey’s Bear Creek Park April 3. (Photos: Trevor Beggs/Now-Leader contributor)
Surrey Seniors shine during 55+ B.C. games in Vernon

Surrey Seniors shine during 55+ B.C. games in Vernon

55+ athletes from across Surrey won dozens of medals during the 55+ B.C. Games in Vernon.

  • Sep 27, 2017
Surrey Seniors shine during 55+ B.C. games in Vernon