Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Golden Bear Track Meet

GOLDEN BEAR OPEN TRACK MEET This track meet was held at the University of Alberta in Edmonton on January 20th & 21st. Two Passtrak athletes attended the meet and competed in 8 events. Payton Bauer was the busiest, with 5 events in the Midget girls, ( 14 & 15 year old), age group. Her first event was the 60m sprint which is the only event she had participated in previously. She performed very well, running her fastest time ever by recording a 9.36 second result for 27th place. Her next 4 events were all brand new for her. She ran the 60m hurdles in 12.56 seconds to finish 11th then ran the 200m in 32.49 seconds for 24th place. Her 2 jumping events were the high jump where she cleared 1.30 metres for 9th place and in her long jump she spanned 3.60 metres for 22nd. Paige Richards also competed in the Midget girls category. She is a much more experienced athlete and she contested 3 events where she produced life time best results in each one. She earned a 5th place finish in the long jump by measuring 4.38 metres. This improved her previous best by over 1/2 a metre. She also ran the fastest 60 metre race of her life finishing 14th in 8.68 seconds. Her third event was the 60 metre hurdles where she placed first in a best ever time of 10.09 seconds.

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