Monday, July 8, 2013

Provincial Legion Track and Field Team Selected

The 2013 Provincial Legion Track and Field Championships was held on Friday and Saturday, July 5-6, 2013, Pearlgate Track and Field Complex in Mount Pearl. The Newfoundland and Labrador Athletics Association (NLAA) is pleased to announces that following athletes and staff have been selected to the Provincial Legion Team:

Chantal Barnes (St. John's), Jennifer Boland (St John's), Emily Chaisson (Corner Brook), Harshal Deshpande (St. John's), Deepal Deshpande (St. John's), Mykenzi Harding (St. John's), Nicholas Harris (Gander), Ashley Hutchings (Paradise), Asha Kennedy (St John's), Tiuri Lomond (Stephenville), Patrick Mcilroy (St.Philips), Joseph Pittman (Marystown), Mark Rowsell (Corner Brook), Megan Ryan (Marystown), Jennifer Turner (Gander), Donovan White (Stephenville), Marjorie Williston (Port Au Port), Alternates: Rita-Jane St. Croix (Stephenville), Tyler Kelloway (Corner Brook), Erin O'Brien (Mount Pearl). Team staff include coach Derrick Pittman (Gander), and Chaperones Jim and Carol Kennedy from St. John's.

The Royal Canadian Legion Track and Field program is a nationally sanctioned program culminating in a national track & field camp and national championship for Canadian youth between the ages of 12 and 17. The Royal Canadian Legion Track and Field program is divided into two sections - a two-day meet and an educational and/or technical clinic. In 2007, a coaching academy was also included in the program.

The Royal Canadian Legion, in association with Athletics Canada, will host the 2013 Legion Canadian Youth Track & Field Championships. This year's event will be held at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley British Columbia between 7 - 13 August 2013. Competition dates are set for 9 - 12 August 2013.

Good luck!