Celebrating Canada's Sub-4min Milers

(Photo credit: Howard Adams - Dave Hill on the left, Dave Bailey on the right. Bailey's Canadian record of 3:57.70 stood for 10 years, until Hill broke in 1977 with a time of 3:55.89. Just over 4 laps around the track, 1609.34m to be exact. Dave Bailey was the first to do it back on June 11, 1966 and since then, 55 other Canadians have gone on to break the illustrious barrier. Dave's time... 3:59.10. Approximately 1500 athletes around the world have run the mile in under 4 minutes. Compare that to the over 4000 people that have summited Mt. Everest and you get a better understanding of how challenging it is to break this barrier. The mile teaches you something every time you race it. Pus

2016 OFSAA Track and Field Championships

By The Numbers: 28 athletes from our club, representing ALL event disciplines. Sprints, jumps, throws, endurance and pole vault were all contested by our club athletes. A true testament to the strength of London Western. 7 Gold Medals 4 Silver Medals 5 Bronze Medals 1 OFSAA Record Here's a detailed recap of the weekend... Midget Girls: Ireland Crowther finishes 5th and 6th in the 80mH and 300mh with times of 12.25s and 46.29s. In pole vault, Lauren Hurrell earns bronze with a jump of 2.80m. Junior Boys: In the 400m race Ryland Williamson finished 9th with a run of 51.71s, he was just 0.15s shy of making the finals. Tyrone Traher finished 11th in the 1500m with a time of 4:14.12 and he also

Monthly Roundup

OFSAA Update: After a very successful OFSAA West meet in Cambridge this past week London Western will be well represented at OFSAA June 2-4th in Windsor with a total of 22 athletes. Our only midget girl, Ireland Crowther will be competing in the 80mH & 300mH after winning the 80mH in 11.87s and finishing 4th in the 300mH with a time of 47.52s. Adele St. John will be heading to OFSAA as the new OFSAA West shot put record holder, as she won junior girls shot put and javelin with throws of 13.45m and 34.06m. Christy Rizzo will join Adele as our only other junior girl in pole vault after earning silver with a jump of 2.90m. On the track for senior girls Tiffany Hannam will be moving on in the 1


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