M45 Don Ritchie won the OMA Indoor Pentathlon Championships held during the meet. Don scored 3256 points – beating his own CAN Record by 100 points. Since Don turns 50, that was his last M45 Indoor Pent – a nice way to finish!
W50 Elizabeth Hill put the Shot 11.10m – breaking the CAN Record of 10.51m held by Liz McBlain from 1998. (photo by Mike Mendis)
The OMA hosted a 4 X 800m Relay at the end of the meet. The event is very rarely contested – so the CAN Records were there for the taking !
The M60 Newmarket Huskies team was lead by Bob Knuckey
John De Finney ran the second leg
Tim Payne ran the third leg
Ken Hamilton ran a fine anchor leg
M60 Newmarket Huskies finished in 10:59.89 – a new CAN Record
John Willet ran the lead leg for the M35 University of Toronto Track Team
Mike Mendis ran a fine second leg.
Mike was running in his first track race!
Ming Tsai ran the third leg
The M35 UTTC team finished in 9:42.93
the new CAN Record
The OMA held a Mile Racewalk – a distance not frequently contested.
The CMA is considering adding the distance to the Record Books – so many of the age group marks at the race may become CAN Records.
All CAN records listed may still be pending CMA ratification.