2018 BC Summer Games Zone Trails May 26-27!

For those born in 2003 and 2004 ONLY, Burnaby Zone Trails for the BC Summer Games is being held from May 26-27, 2018 at South Surrey Athletic Park at 14600 20th Avenue, Surrey, BC. For those that qualify, the BC Summer Games will be held in Cowichan Valley from July 19 – 22, 2018. More event information can be found on the BC Athletics website.

ZONE 4 includes major centers like Burnaby, Coquitlam, New West, PoCo, Port Moody, Surrey & White Rock. If you do not live in these areas, please visit the BC Athletics website to find out the right zone for where you live. Registration deadline is May 20, 2018 with cost at $15 per event for BC Athletics members. Late registration is $25 per event for members.

If you have any BC Summer Games inquiries for Zone 4, the contact rep is Steve Boylan at sboylan@shaw.ca

Register on Trackie here.

Strong showing for the Juniors!

Our Juniors had a very strong showing at our more recent Vancouver Olympic Club and NorWesters Elementary Meets! 19 athletes competed in over 12 events.

Congratulations to Alec Brent, Ava Jackson, Ben Mackinnon, Denis Petcu, Joe Georgilas & Sarah Conlin for capturing podium finishes at the VOC and BIG congrats to Ben and Joe for getting GOLD in the 60 meter dash!

Over at the NorWesters meet, congratulations to Sarah Conlin, Joe Georgilas, Alec Brent, Max and Marisa Mazziotti and Stella Smith for impressive podium rankings. And again, special call out to Sarah for her GOLD in the 1000m and Joe for getting 4 individual GOLD medals!

Check out the full results here!

2018 Kicks off with first Meet of the Year!

Striders athletes represented at this year's 2018 Harry Jerome Indoor Meet held at the Richmond Oval on Feb 3, 2018. Record attendance again this year with some of our athletes taking home medals.

Both Jaeland Cummings and Brandon Hsu moved up into the Midget category (14 & 15 years old)  with Jaeland capturing a Bronze medal with a new PB in the 60m dash at 8.31 sec and Brandon finishing with a 7.78 sec performance in the 60m.

For the Youth - Julian Valerio, secured a Silver medal with a 7.50 sec 60m run and Katelyn Malmquist finished the 300m with a 45.47 sec time.

Other Strider athletes included Sean Lee running a 7.68 sec 60m time and Shiloh Corrales Nelson capturing the Gold in the Shot Put with a 11.35m distance.

For Full Event results, click here.

Congratulations to our JD Athletes!!

On Sunday, October 29th we had 3 athletes represent Burnaby Striders at the Junior Development Banquet!

These athletes had an amazing 2017 season and should be extremely proud of their accomplishments!

Huge thank-you to Coach Barb and Coach Chris who worked with the athletes on their development!

Congratulations to Elijah Clarke, Jaeland Cummings and Ava Jackson!!

CUMMINGS Jaeland F 04 BBYS Sprints 200 (26.65 secs)
JACKSON Ava F 05 BBYS Jumps LJ (4.77 m)
CLARKE Elijah M 08 BBYS Distance 600 (1 min 57.55 secs), 1000 (3 min 28.29 secs)

Our 2017 Burnaby Striders!!

Congratulations to all our Striders Athletes for a fantastic season!

We hope everyone enjoyed their experience this past season and we look forward to resuming our indoor practices in early October!

Huge thank-you to all our parent volunteers throughout the year, your assistance is truly appreciated!

We have some fun team building and fundraising events planned for September....stay tuned for more details!

Until then.....enjoy the rest of the Summer!!

TD Play donates to Burnaby Striders!

A huge thank-you to Ruth Huang (Branch Manager) and her team at TD Bank (4994 Kingsway, Burnaby) for generously donating $1000 to Burnaby Striders Track & Field Club!

Burnaby Striders truly appreciates Ruth and her team supporting our goal of encouraging, supporting and assisting in the development of our athletes to compete in local, provincial, national and international meets. With donations such as this we are able to foster an atmosphere in which our athletes can achieve their full potential.

As a non-profit society generous donations like these are instrumental in us being able to have coaching, facilities and equipment to support our athletes and enhance their skills!

Thank-you again Ruth and team at TD for supporting young athletes in our community!

We also would like to thank Jeff Hsu (Brandon's Dad) who reached out to Ruth and TD to see if they would be interested in donating to the club!

Ruth Huang & Team at TD Bank with Coach Barb and Striders Athletes accepting the donation cheque!