With over 350 entries, the 42nd Annual Canadian Masters Championships at York Lions Stadium was, by far, the largest CMA meet ever.
Ed Whitlock broke the M85 World Record in the
1500m in 6:38 and the 10,000m in 51:07
Thee were also 11 CAN records and 38 Meet records
W60 Rita Quibell broke the 23 year old CAN record in the 1500m in 5:36 (Rita and Ed photos – John MacMillan)
M35 Jackson Hinton had to change his flight during the 3 hour storm delay on Saturday. Good thing he did – he broke the CAN in 14.67 in the 110mH (photo – John)
W55 Leslie Estwick ON made 1.32m in the High Jump – breaking the 1.30m CAN (photo – Dan Slovitt)
M35 Jocelyn Ruest PQ broke the CAN in the 1500m Racewalk in 7:03 (photo – John)
Lots of great Relay races…
W60’s Linda Tauvette, Wendy Alexis, Karla Del Grande and Elaine Whidden ran 58.03 – breaking the CAN in the 4X100m
The UTTC team of Heather O’Hagen, Clara Northcott, Lynn Kobayashi, and Joy Kamarich broke the W55 CAN in the 4X400m in 5:31
Bernie Lachance, Norm Creen, Duncan Greenshields, and Bruce Mintz broke the W65 CAN 4X400m record in 4:52. The same team held the record – with Chris Mackie replaced by Norm.
And in the very last race of the three day championships, the W35 team of Julie Lajeunesse (35), Donna Dixon (53), Michelle Clarke (42), and Amy Ballon (45) set a new CAN in 10:23
(relay photos – John)
University of Toronto TC was the top scoring club at the Championships
Everyone seemed to be thrilled to hold the meet at the York Lions Stadium that hosted last year’s Pan Am Games. Many thanks to all the Officials and volunteers who worked through very trying weather conditions to make the championships so successful.