Middle Distance Group News

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

LC Alumnus Jamie Phelan wins NCAA Division 1 1500m title

Congratulations to LC alumnus Jamie Phelan of University of Michigan who won the women’s NCAA 1500m title with a dramatic last-to-first place dash on the bell lap. Way to go Jamie, we’re all very proud of you. To read further about this, read this article in The Record: https://www.therecord.com/sports-story/7365485-phelan-goes-last-to-first-to-claim-ncaa-title/ To watch the race: http://www.flotrack.org/video/1217818-womens-1500m-final-michigans-jaimie-phelan-wins-first-title#.WT4J9OvyuM8

LC athletes qualify for OFSSA Provincial High School Championships in Belleville

This past weekend a number of LC athletes competed at the OFSSA West meet in London for the chance to move on the all-Ontario high school finals in Belleville June 1-3. From our Middle Distance group congratulations to John Fish who moved on in the 800m and 1500, Christine Laurie in the 800 and 1500m...

Good luck to Andrew Shepherd at the World Cross Country Championships!

Good luck to LC’s Andrew Shepherd as he competes with Team Canada in the U20 men’s category at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships this weekend in Uganda. Go Andrew!!   Canadian cross country team ready for 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

Congratulations to LC athletes nationally ranked

Congratulations to Caleb Timm for being ranked 3rd in Canada in U18 pentathlon and John Fish for achieving 8th in U20 800m. Way to go guys!

Fish and Gouros medal at Athletics Ontario Indoor Provincial Championships

Congratulations to John Fish who took the gold medal in Junior Men’s 800m this past weekend at the Athletics Ontario Bantam/Midget/Junior Indoor Provincial Championships at York University.  In addition, Spiros Gouros was a double medalist taking bronze in Bantam Boy’s long jump and high jump. Great job guys, LC Strong!