Middle Distance Group News

LC athletes named to Ontario Summer Games teams

The teams have been announced for the Ontario Summer Games and we have a number of athletes who’ve been selected. Congratulations to high jumpers Connor Cortes and Annika Jozin, hurdler Avery Hastings, sprinter Ashlynn Gilhula and middle distance athlete Derek Milroy who were all chosen to be on either Team West or Team East. Good...

LC athletes soar at Athletics Canada National Championships

Great results for the club this past weekend at the Athletics Canada National Championships in Ottawa. Congratulations to: – Christine Laurie – silver in junior women 1500 meter -Abbey Steenveld – silver in junior women 400 hurdles -Abbey Yuhaz – silver in junior women 5000 meters – also 5th in 3000 meters -junior women 4...

Great results from LC athletes at AO Provincial U20 and Open Championships

Despite cool, rainy conditions LC athletes were hot on the track at York University in Toronto during the Athletics Ontario U20 and Open Provincial Championships. Congratulations to Abbey Yuhasz on winning the U20 Women’s 5000m race and taking the bronze in the 3000m. Congratulations to Abbey Steeneveld for taking the gold in U20 Women’s 400m...

Malleck named to Team Canada for Jamaica Youth Invitational

Congratulations to Foster Malleck of our Middle Distance Group who was named to Team Canada in the 1500m for the Jamaica U18 Invitational Meet coming up this summer. Here’s a great article about him in The Record: https://www.therecord.com/sports-story/8689904-kitchener-runners-bound-for-jamaica/ Well done Foster!

Laurel Creek athletes soar at OFSAA Provincial High School Championships

This past weekend over a dozen Laurel Creek athletes competed at the Pan Am stadium at York University at the OFSAA Provincial High School Championships. Congratulations to all who made it! Special recognition and congratulations goes out to: Annika Jozin- gold medalist in midget girl’s high jump Tegan Morrison-silver medalist in junior girl’s 800m MacKenzie...

Morgan wins at New Balance Indoor Nationals

Congratulations to MacKenzie Morgan who won the Girl’s Emerging Elite division of the 800m at the New Balance Indoor Nationals at the Armory Track in New York City Friday night. MacKenzie ran a personal best time of 2:13.67 to top the field of 38 athletes and take the gold medal as one of only two...

Strong showing for LC athletes at Provincial indoor championships

Good weekend for LC athletes at the Athletics Ontario Indoor Provincial Championships at York University. Top performance for the club came from decathlete Caleb Timm who captured gold in the U18 pole vault and silver in the 60m hurdles. Well done Caleb! Also medalling was Connor Cortes who took silver in the U16 triple jump...

Golden Weekend for LC at AO Combined Events and Relay Indoor Provincials

Laurel Creek struck gold this past weekend at the Athletics Ontario Indoor Provincial Combined Events and Relay Championships at the Toronto Track and Field Center at York University. Multi’s Athlete Caleb Timm, the 2017 AO Provincial Combined Events Athlete of the Year, took gold in the Youth Men’s Pentathlon capturing 4 of 5 events to...

LC’s Christine Laurie in the news!

Great article in the Kitchener Post on Middle Distance Group athlete Christine Laurie who’s currently at University of Maryland. Keep up the good work Christine! https://www.kitchenerpost.ca/sports-story/7933143-kci-s-laurie-relishes-first-season-as-a-terrapin/

LC ladies fly at Athletics Ontario Provincial Championships

LC athletes were a force to be reckoned with at this past weekend’s Athletics Ontario Provincial Championships in Brampton. Abby Byers took the gold medal in the Bantam Girl’s long jump and followed that up with a bronze in the 150m race. MacKenzie Morgan was victorious in the Youth Girl’s 800m race and then LC...

LC in the news!

We’ve had some great press coverage lately! Here a nice article from the Waterloo Chronicle on our Jumps and Multi’s Groups performance at Legion Ontario Youth Provincial Championships: https://www.waterloochronicle.ca/sports-story/7460581-local-track-athletes-perform-well-at-ontario-champs/   In addition, LC middle distance group alumnus Jamie Phelan was interviewed on CTV along with our own Coach Fitz about her recent victory in the...

Middle Distance Athlete Takes Gold at North American Indigenous Games

Congratulations to Middle Distance Group athlete Emily Dodge for capturing gold in the 2km cross country race at the North American Indigenous Games in Toronto on July 17th. Dodge, representing Team Ontario, out kicked her teammate to win the contest by 9 seconds