Michael Gill wins Masters 8KM – Canadian XC Championship Results & Photos

Athletics Canada 2017 Canadian XC Championship Results Kingston, ON November 25, 2017 Kingston’s historic Fort Henry was, for the third year, the host site of the Canadian Cross Country Championships. The beautiful, and challenging course had great racing that provided spectators with epic battles and a new set of National Champions. Kingston’s infamous wind and unpredictable weather brought its own surprises for competitors. It became a day of many firsts for Lions Valley Athletics and […]

Toronto Will Host the 2020 World Masters Athletics Championships

Toronto will host the World Masters Athletics Championship event for the 2nd time, 45 years after it held the very first one in 1975. Masters Athletics is meant to foster international friendship, understanding and co-operation through these athletics events and I would highly recommend everyone take the opportunity to participate, volunteer or spectate in 2020! DetailsThe event will take place over 11 days from July 21 – August 2 2020 with 8000 athletes ages 35 and older expected […]

2016 AO XC Championship Results

Lions Valley Athletics sent a team of 6 athletes to the 2016 Athletics Ontario Cross Country Championships in Niagara this past weekend.  Darryl Rowan, our sole Masters competitor ran the Masters 5KM event, the first race of the day.  This was his return to racing after taking some time off due to injury and he was pleased with how he finished. He finished 92nd in 24:18.  Our Senior Mens team of Mike Gill, Eric Labelle, Chad […]

2015 AO XC Results

Athletics Ontario 2015 Provincial Cross Country ChampionshipsLions Valley Athletics only had a few entries for this championships event and David Gallant produced the best results for the day. Kevin J Smith was a DNS for the Masters 5KM race and Mike Gill was not at 100% after feeling some discomfort after his great race at the OMA Sunnybrook 8KM.  Mike still attempted the start and took each lap one at a time but the discomfort got worse and […]

AO XC Championships Preview

 2015 Athletics Ontario Provincial Cross Country ChampionshipsCentennial Park, Etobicoke, ON – November 15, 2015 1 AO XC Championships Preview – Race CourseMike Gill used last Saturdays workout to familiarize himself with the AO XC course and has some great tips for performing well on the course. Get the AO XC Course Map and Follow. Course Map Detailed Course DescriptionHaving a chance to run the course (approximately) also proved invaluable with respects to learning its intricacies. […]

2015 Pre-GHAC, GHAC Results

The Craig Kielburger Spartan’s Present the “Invitational Cross Country Meet” was held Fri Oct 24 on the GHAC course at Hilton Falls Conservation Area.  Pre-GHAC gave athletes the opportunity to race on the course prior to the championships a qualifying event for OFSAA Cross Country. Not all schools were present including cross country powerhouse Christ The King Secondary School but competition was still strong.  The Senior Boys race was dominated by David Poloni of Frank Hayden Secondary […]