Welcome to the new Greyhounds Website!
Follow our year round weekly workouts. Catch up on results and reports of our athletes in action at meets in BC, Canada, U.S.A. and around the world. Link to BC, Canadian and World Masters’ Records and to Canadian Masters’ rankings.
Coach Harold: "Hello Greyhounds” (Jan. 25/15)
Subject: BC Masters Championships & Harry Jerome
This coming weekend is the deadline for entries into the Harry Jerome Indoor meet in Richmond. I need your confirmation soon in order to enter you into the meet. So far we have 4 Greyhounds (Al, Hardev, Surinder and Jeff) confirmed for the 60M. Surinder wants to enter the 60M Hurdles. I will ask if the hurdles will be adjusted to the M70 specifications. More…
Coach Sam’s tip for week of Jan. 26
"Everything you wanted to know about how to sprint the 200m. . . Cuz you figure the 400m is too damn far to run! Whether competing indoors or outdoors, the 200m race will be very similar. The difference being that indoor, the curve is tighter and the lanes are narrow. Since we all reach top speed on average within the first 60m (but then decelerate after that), this race must be run with strategy just like the 400m sprint.…” More...
Coach Dave: “Just Saying Stuff #3” (Jan. 25/15)
"Without a doubt, stretching is a vital component in any athletic endeavour or training session; however, the type of stretching and when we do them will make a substantial difference in our performance. In the 'Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research' (Jan 2014 - Vol 28 - Issue 1 - p 140-146), an original research paper was presented entitled 'Static stretching can impair performance for at least 24 hours'…” More...
See below for throws practice locations to the end of February
Next Week Topic: Suggesting ways to reduce chronic pain and inflamation caused by osteoarthritis.
Greyhounds Name Dave McDonald as Jumps Coach
Last Thursday, the Greyhounds Executive added jumps to the coaching duties of Dave McDonald. Dave will bring a wealth of experience in jumping events to the club and allow the coaching staff to offer a wider range of activities at practice.
Saturday Workouts from Harold
Weekly Workouts from Sam
Track Practice Locations this Week:
- Monday, Jan. 26 - Langley 7pm (with Sam)
- Tuesday, Jan. 27 - Guildford 10am
- Wednesday, Jan. 28 - Langley 7pm (with Sam)
- Thursday, Jan. 29 - Guildford 10am
- Saturday, Jan. 31 - SFU 10am
Throws Practice Locations to end of February:
Tuesday, Jan. 27 - Guildford 11:30am (with Dave)
Thursday, Jan. 29 - Bear Creek Park 10am (with Dave)
Saturday, Jan. 31 - SFU 11am (with Dave)
- Feb. 13-15, 2015 - BC Indoor Championships in Kamloops
- Mar. 14-15, 2015 - Canadian Masters Indoor in Toronto