Welcome to the new Greyhounds Website!
• Weekly workouts • Reports of Greyhounds in action at meets in BC, Canada, US and around the world • Greyhounds' Schedule • BC Masters’ Records • Canadian Masters’ Rankings • Greyhounds’ top performances • and much more..
Women lead charge for gold at BC Championships
Greyhounds Lynnette Baldock, Christa Bortignon and Rachel Fouladi (photo left) each won 6 gold medals in their individual events at the BC Masters Indoor Championships held in Kamloops Feb. 13-15. Norm Lesage won 3 gold and broke the Canadian Indoor records in the M85 60M and 200M. See Harold’s “Hello Greyhounds” below for more details.
See Team Videos for highlights of M40 & M60 60M races.
Well done, Greyhounds!
Coach Harold: "Hello Greyhounds” - Feb. 21
Thirty Greyhounds competed in the BC Masters Indoor Track and Field Championship which was held at the Tournament Capital Centre in Kamloops, on February 13-15. This meet was held in conjunction with the Van Ryswyk Indoor Invitational Meet for the younger athletes. Not including the relay medals, the Greyhounds won 63 gold, 25 silver and 13 bronze medals… Leading the way were Lynette Baldock, Christa Bortignon and Rachel Fouladi with 6 gold medals each...read more
Coach Sam’s tip for week of Feb. 23
"Open Your Mouth!
In addition to running form and technique, it is also important to practice your breathing. Training to breathe efficiently will help maximize your oxygen intake, help improve performance and prevent nuisances such as side stiches/cramps. Maximizing the body's oxygen levels can be attained by using the 1:2 breathing ratio (breathing in over one step and exhaling out over two steps).…” More…
Note: Practice locations for this week in my Weekly Workout.
Coach Dave: “Just Saying Stuff #7” - Feb 23
"Change of topic this week. With the weather shaping up as it has lately, throwers and jumpers will come out of hibernation and descend on throwing circles and jumping pits throughout the lower mainland and the Fraser Valley. Some things to keep in mind..…” More… including practice locations for this week.
Next Week's Topic: Developing the turn in the discus.
Feb. 13-15, 2015 - BC Masters’ Indoor in Kamloops
Feb. 7, 2015 - Harry Jerome Indoor in Richmond
Images from Kamloops 2015:
- Mar. 14-15, 2015 - Canadian Masters Indoor in Toronto
- Apr. 18, 2015 - South Fraser T & F Meet in Surrey
- Apr. 26, 2015 - Hayward Classic in Eugene, OR