Ottawa’s Mike Woods couldn’t one-up his bronze medal performance at last year’s World Championships in road racing at this year’s event, as the 33-year-old registered a did not finish in the race held in Yorkshire, U.K. in September
Nathalie Cote teaches history, geography and other social sciences full-time at Colonel By Secondary School. She’s mom to a 7-year-old, a 5-year-old and a 19-month-old who’s still not sleeping at night. She coaches the Cougars high school cross-country running and track-and-field teams.
It’s a busy life for Cote, but the former Team Canada cross-country runner added one more major task to her plate recently when she became the new president of the Ottawa Lions Track-and-Field Club.
Picture a running coach and it’s probably someone in a track suit with a whistle, right? Well, for Louis-Riel high school track & field/cross-country program director Sébastien Lalonde, his tools of the trade are just as likely to include a lawn mower and a pair of work gloves.
Si l’on visualise mentalement un entraîneur de course de fond, celui-ci porte fort probablement un survêtement de course et arbore fièrement un sifflet autour du cou. Eh bien, pour Sébastien Lalonde, directeur du programme d’athlétisme et de cross-country à l’école secondaire Louis-Riel, ses outils de travail incluent plutôt une tondeuse à gazon et une bonne paire de gants de travail!
Ottawa’s Marie-Eve Chainey won 3 medals – high jump and discus silver, and javelin bronze – at the Aug. 17-24 World Transplant Games in the U.K.
Roan Allen’s javelin career has roughly resembled the inverse of one of his tosses; the quick-learner is once again soaring after stagnating midway through his only-few years of experience in the sport.
David Adeleye of the Ottawa Lions Track and Field Club won a gold medal in the 110 metre hurdles at the 2019 National Legion Track and Field Championships.