Monday 31 January 2022
Dino Classic Results
PASSTRAK ATHLETES SHINE AT CALGARY TRACK MEET Seven Passtrak athletes attended the Dino Classic track meet at the University of Calgary on Sunday January 30th. Each athlete competed in 3 races, the 60 metres, 150 metres & 600 metres. Each athlete achieved a personal best time in 1 or more of their races. They also earned 2 first, 5 second & 4 third place finishes for their efforts. Aiden Aasen finished 6th in the 10 year old boys 60 metre race in 10.90 seconds. He recorded a 5th place finish in the 150 metre race in 26.72 seconds which tied his best ever performance in that event. His final event of the day was the 600 metres where he placed 2nd in 2:13.78. Declan Sutherland was in the 10 year old boys group as well. He placed 2nd in the 60 metres in 10.02 seconds. He also placed 2nd in the 150 metres in a personal best time of 25.30 seconds. He finished his day with a first place finish in the 600 metres in 2:12.65. Cammy Hay was in the 11 year old girls division. She improved in all 3 of her events. She placed 2nd in the 60 metres in a personal best time of 10.15 seconds, 4th in the 150 metres in a personal best of 26.17 seconds & 4th again in the 600 metres in 2:43.94, another personal best. Ryan Morado represented Passtrak in the 12 year old boys category. This was his first official track meet in a Passtrak uniform. He placed 4th in the 60 metres in 10.22 seconds, 3rd in the 150 metres in 25.28 seconds & he nabbed first place in the 600 metres in 2:07.68. Cohen Folkard, Colton Sutherland & Carson Hay all competed in the 13 year old boys division. All 3 of them produced life time best performances in all 3 of their events. Cohen placed 3rd in the 60 metres in 9.66 seconds, 3rd in the 150 metres in 24.21 seconds & 2nd in the 600 metres in 1:57.15 which was a massive 33 second improvement. Colton placed 5th in the 60 metres in 9.89 seconds, 4th in the 150 metres in 24.71 seconds & 3rd in the 600 metres in 2:00.31 which was a 15 second improvement. Carson placed 7th in the 60 metres in 11.40 seconds, 6th in the 150 metres in 28.71 seconds & 2:13.00 in the 600 metres which was a 21 second improvement. This track meet was the conclusion to a 2 part series of track meets that were open to all the clubs in Alberta. The athletes were awarded points for their placing in each race they contested. Following the final event, the athletes in each age group with the highest point totals were given gold, silver or bronze medals for placing in the top 3 positions overall. Seven Passtrak athletes finished in a medal position. Declan Sutherland received a gold medal for finishing 1st in the 10 year old boys division. Aiden Aasen received a bronze medal for placing 3rd overall in the 10 year old boys division. Marley Winter picked up a silver medal for finishing 2nd overall in the 11 year old girls group. Ryan Morado also earned a silver in the 12 year old boys group. Cohen Folkard earned a silver for 2nd overall in the 13 year old boys group & Colton Sutherland picked up the bronze medal in the 13 year old boys division. The clubs next competition will take them to the University of Alberta in Edmonton on March 5th & 6th. This will be the athletes first opportunity this season to compete in jumping & throwing events along with the races.