Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Dino Opener 2019

DINO OPENER INDOOR TRACK MEET RESULTS The first indoor track meet of the season took place in Calgary on December 7th. Passtrak had 13 athletes compete in 39 individual events plus 2 relays. The veteran athletes had previously competed in 16 of those events and they produced 15 life time best performances this time around. Together the athletes set 13 new Passtrak club records in their various age groups and picked up 13 top 3 placings with 3 firsts, 4 seconds and 6 third place finishes. Jasper Smith, Eli Groves, Austen Crombie, Nelson Groves, Colton Sutherland and Matthias Bubik were in their first official indoor competition in a Passtrak uniform. Jasper & Eli had 3 events each in the 8 year old boys age group. The 60 metres, 150 metres and the 400 metres. In the 60 metres Eli placed 9th in 14.10 seconds & Jasper came in 6th in 11.57 seconds. In the 150 metre race both boys broke the existing Passtrak club record with Eli running 29.21 seconds in 7th place & Jasper clocked 28.43 seconds in 2nd place. In their 3rd event, the 400 metres, again both boys broke the current club record with Eli finishing in 1:40.05 for 6th place & Jasper finishing in 1:30.57 for 3rd place. Austen had the same 3 events in the 9 year old boys division. He ran the 60 metres in 11.59 seconds for 7th place then covered the 150 metres in 28.92 for a 5th place finish. He clocked 1:36.19 in the 400 metres for 4th place which broke the existing Passtrak club record by 5 seconds. Nelson & Colton also ran the same 3 events but in the 10 year old boys group. Nelson placed 8th in the 60 metres in 12.86 seconds while Colton placed 5th in 10.72 seconds. In the 150 metres Nelson took 8th place in 33.62 seconds and Colton took 5th place in 28.09 seconds. The 400 metres saw Nelson timed at 1:50.53 for 7th and Colton timed at 1:25.34 for 4th. Passtrak’s oldest rookie in the track meet was Matthias Bubik. In the 11 year old boys group he ran 10.52 seconds in the 60 metres for 4th place. Then he completed the 150 metres in 26.49 seconds for 6th and finished the track meet with a 1:26.77, 5th place finish in the 400 metres. Cammy Hay represented the club in the 8 year old girls events. She ran the 60 metres in 11.13 seconds for 3rd place which was a life time best performance for her as well as a new Passtrak club record. Her next event was the 150 metres. She improved by more than 3 seconds down to 28.38 seconds which was another new club record. Her final event was the 400 metres which she ran for the first time. She placed second in 1:35.50 which broke the existing club record by a whopping 10 seconds. Cohen Folkard competed in the 10 year old boys age group. He improved dramatically in all 3 of his races. He placed 7th in the 60 metres in 11.49 seconds, 6th in the 150 metres in 28.94 seconds and 6th in the 400 metres in 1:36.60. Cohen Musschoot ran the 3 fastest races of his life in the 11 year old boys division. He placed first in the 60 metres and improved his time to 9.08 seconds. Another first place finish in the 150 metres lowered his best time to 21.82 seconds which set a new Passtrak club record. The 400 metres produced another club record and personal best of 1:12.93 for second place. Clara Websdale went 3 for 3 for life time bests in her 13 year old girls events. She improved her 60 metre time to 9.95 seconds for 10th then lowered her 150 metre time to 24.64 for 11th. Her 400 metre time was 3:02.80 for 6th place. Jack Bailey also went 3 for 3 with life time best performances in the 14 year old boys age group. He clocked 8.74 seconds in the 60 metres for 5th and 2:38.73 in the 800 metres for 3rd place which cut 12 seconds off his previous best. His 3rd event was the 60 metre hurdles where he placed 6th with a personal best time of 11.23 seconds. Alec Morado also had 3 events but in the 15 year old boys group. He improved his 60 metre time down to 8.09 seconds for 7th place. He ran the 200 metres for the first time and recorded a time of 27.09 seconds for his efforts. His 3rd event was the 60 metre hurdles which was new for him. He placed 5th in 10.38 seconds which set a new Passtrak club record for his age group. Passtrak’s oldest athlete in the competition was Craig Hay who represented the club in the 35 - 39 year old Masters division. He placed 3rd in the 60 metres in 8.85 seconds as well as 3rd in the 200 metres in 30.23 seconds. That was also a new club record for his age group. His third event was the 1000 metre race where he set another new Passtrak club record of 4:01.08 for a first place finish. Passtrak had 2 teams entered in the U12 boys 4 x 200 metre relay race. Jasper, Nelson, Eli & Austen teamed up to run 2:52.97 for 4th place. Matthias, Colton, Cohen F. & Cohen M. clocked 2:24.47 for second place in the event. Passtrak will ring in the new year with their next competition on January 5th once again in Calgary.

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