Royal City Track and Field Club Athletes win well at XC Champs

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Royal City Track and Field Club was well represented at the BC Athletics’ Provincial Cross Country Championships at Clearbrook Park in Abbotsford on October 25 with 16 athletes competing at the event.

In the 9 year old boys’ category, Angus Steele, took 1st place.

For 10 year old girls, Monika Arcadi placed 10th, Emily Bowles took 4th, and Kate Bowles and Grace Hodges took 18 and 19 place amongst athletes from all over the province.

For 11-year old girls, Kate Stewart-Barnett, Milena Kalisch and Maria Kim took 2nd, 3rd and 6th place.

For 12-year old girls, Sabine Girt took 6th, Ella Fetherstonhaugh took 9th and Emma Dolman won 15th.

For 13 year old boys’, Shea Janke took 5th place in the province.

For 14 year old girls, Grace Fetherstonhaugh and Ashlynne Stairs took 3rd and 5th place.

In the 15 year old girls agegroup Emily Chilton won 7th.

Congratulations also to Prachi Brahmbhatt for competing well in her first cross country race with Royal City Track and Field Club.

The following athletes should also be recognized for winning one of the BC Athletics’ plaques for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in the Lower Mainland Series races overall in their respective age-groups (best 4 performances, including championships, from 6 races in the fall series):

  • Angus Steele-9 year old boys’-1st place plaque
  • Kate Stewart-Barnett-11 year old girls’-2nd place plaque
  • Shea Janke-13 year old boys’-2nd place plaque
  • Grace Fetherstonhaugh-14 year old girls’-1st place plaque
  • Ashlynne Stairs-14 year old girls’-2nd place plaque
  • Milena Kalisch-11 year old girls’-4th place in the series
  • Emily Chilton-15 year old girls’-4th place in the series

5 Royal City Athletes Recognized at JD Awards Banquet for Track 2014

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For achieving BC Athletics Award Standard for their performances on the track and field circuit during the 2014 season, the following Royal City Track and Field Club JD athletes were recognized at the 2014 JD BC Athletics Award Banquet:

  • Jenvieve Patry-Smith-Discus (31.17m), Javelin (36.43m), Shot Put (10.53m)
  • Michelle Dadson-Discus (26.04m)
  • Milena Kalisch-1000m (3:22:55)
  • Kate Stewart-Barnett 1000m (3:22:74)
  • Angus Steele-600m (1:51:75) and 1000m (3:22:10)

Royal City Athletes run Festival of Cross Country


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Royal City Track and Field Club Cross Country athletes ran strong at the Festival of Cross Country Saturday, October 4.

Highlights included: 1st for Angus Steele in 9-year old boys’ , 4th and 9th for Emily Bowles and Monika Arcadi for 10-year old girls, 3rd and 5th place for Kate Stewart-Barnett and Milena Kalisch in the 11-year old girls’ category, 6th and 9th for Sabine Girt and Elizabeth Bowles for 12-year old girls, 2nd for 13-year old Shea Janke, 1st and 3rd for 14-year old Grace Fetherstonhaugh and Ashlynne Stairs, and 4th for 15-year old Emily Chilton.