The Greyhounds:                                              A Track and Field Club for Masters (35+),                 including Seniors (55+)                    


Welcome to the Greyhounds Website!


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Led by Coaches Harold Morioka and Sam Walker, the Greyhounds compete against athletes within their age group at local, provincial, national and international Track and Field Meets.

Harold has extensive experience as one of Canada's elite Masters level sprinters.  See  

"The Harold Morioka Story"


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Sam, "The Runnin' Man", is in his second season as a Coach for the Greyhounds. "I enjoy training with the Masters athletes as their energy, drive and dedication to the sport is quite addicting.  I still have a few more years left in me so I hope to continue rippin' up the track until I am no longer able to do so!" Recently, Sam set the BC Masters Indoor record in the M40 400M. 


Questions about joining the Greyhounds??? 

Ask Coach Harold Morioka at <coach@greyhoundstrack.com> or Coach Sam Walker at:<samtherunnin'man@shaw.ca>.


Upcoming Workouts with Harold and Sam

Sam has posted the base workouts for the week of April 21.  Workouts may be modified to accommodate individual needs and fitness levels.  To view workouts, click here: Week of April 21.


Tom Dickson (M60) Wins Silver in 60M

Tom Dickson, a friend of the Greyhounds, finished second behind Bill Collins of the U.S. to capture the silver medal for Canada in the M60 60M at the 2014 World Masters Indoor Games in Budapest.

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Tom Dickson posted a time of 7.95 in the M60 60M final to win silver for Canada


Fab 55+ Track and Field Program Underway

The Fab 55+ Track and Field Program for women 55+ began at 10am-noon Saturday, April 5 at our home track in North Surrey and will continue for 11 consecutive Saturdays, excluding 3 Saturdays on which the team will be away at track meets. (See Fab 55+ Track and Field Program Schedule)

It's not too late to reserve a spot in the program. To do so, contact the Greyhounds Track & Field Club at FAB55@greyhoundstrack.com.   

For an overview of the Fab 55+ program, go to: Greyhounds Fab 55+ Program.


Upcoming Meets for The Greyhounds

April 26 - South Fraser Meet in Surrey, B.C.

For more details, go to South Fraser Track and Field Club.

To download meet package, click here: http://www.southfraser.org/wp-content/uploads/FRASER-VALLEY.docx


Upcoming Practices for The Greyhounds

For the months of April and May, the team will practice Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10am to noon.  The Tuesday practice will be held in Coquitlam, the Thursday practice in North Surrey and the Saturday practice in North Surrey.  

For more details on the Greyhound practice schedule, contact Harold Morioka or Sam Walker or go to the Greyhound Calendar.


Morioka Year Round Sprint Training Program

A few years ago, Harold wrote up his ideas on year round training for sprinters. In Part 1, he outlines the components of sprint training; in Part 2, he gives examples of workouts for each component; and, in Part 3, he offers an overview of the structure of a year round sprint training program.  

For more, see Sprint Training with Harold Morioka.

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Greyhounds work on starts early in the 2013 season


Latest Meet Results:

March 24-30, 2014 - World Masters Indoors in Budapest (Women)

March 24-30, 2014 - World Masters Indoors in Budapest (Men)

February 14-16, 2014 - BC Masters Indoor in Kamloops

February 1, 2014 - Jerome Indoor Classic 

October 16-27, 2013 - XX World Masters Athletics in Porto Alegre 


Training Tip from Track Star USA

The tip is that the Butt Kick sprinting drill teaches bad running form and should be replaced with High Knee Butt Kicks.  

For more details, see: Butt Kick Tip or:

http://trackstarusa.com/butt-kicks-drill-bad-running-form/


Training Video on foot/arch exercise

The tip from Gary Moller is that foot problems such as shin splints can be strengthened by a simple exercise.

For more, go to Training Videos: #8 "Gary Moller's exercise for muscle that lifts arch".


Contact the Greyhounds Track and Field Club 

Executive members include:

Les Fowler - President   •    Al Percival - Vice-President

Urith Hayley - Secretary/Treasurer   •   Bruce Hill - Webmaster

Harold Morioka - Coach   •   Sam Walker - Assistant Coach










                                      Email: President Les Fowler <pres@greyhoundstrack.com>