Training Update:  Weather Warning - Winter is not done yet!

Monday, Feb 19 - Cancelled - Throws, High School Sprints/Hurdles.

JD practice still ON but will be modified 6-7pm only.  Dress warmly and be prepared to being moving the entire time  - touque, mitts and many layers mandatory.  If the weather deteriorates, look here for an update.

Check back her Monday afternoon to see if a gym at Semiahmoo Secondary has become available for our use.


Volunteer Bond Refund - if you are owed a 2017 Volunteer Bond, refunds can be picked up at the track 10-10:15am and 11:15-11:45 on Saturday, Feb 25.  Ocean has returned to post-dated volunteer bonds.  Your volunteer bond of $200 should be dated Oct. 15, 2018, and then attached to the Ocean Membership form.  If you registered on Trackiereg, you are still required to submit both the 2018 Membership form and Athlete Emergency form.

Congratulations to Jack Williams and Canada's Senior Men's Cross Country Team for their bronze medal at the Pan American XCountry Championships!!


Congratulations to Owen Pinto!  2018 U16 National Indoor 800m Champion!   Owen opened his 2018 season with a 2min 800m in Seattle on the Feb 3 weekend, as a warmup to taking the U16 Mens 800m Indoor Title in 2:02 in Montreal this Feb 10 weekend.  Owen lead start to finish!!     Mark Pinckard finished 7th in the Invitational Masters Men's 800 with a season opener of 2:16.   Well done Owen, Mark & Coaches Lynn, Cam & Jake.  









University of Washington Indoor - Sunday, February 12th

 Cayla Smith - 1 second off her 400mPB - Adam Vilio 400mPB  - Tamara Harris  600m Indoors PB and Hannah Milic 2 seconds off her 3000m Outdoor PB   - Great season openers.   Well done!


Congratulations to our Ocean Athletics athletes at the 2018 Harry Jerome Indoor.  In addition to some outstanding individual and relay performances, two Ocean athletes were awarded outstanding athletes of the meet awards.

Caiden Lee (2005) for breaking the 600m  record by 7 seconds!!   and  Emma deBoer (2003) for a spectacular 165cm season opener in the High Jump.    Well done Caiden and Emma.   Both received a deluxe Timex watch.  In addition to their individual events both contributed to 4x200m relay teams and Caiden won the 2005 60m. 

Additional outstanding Ocean results by Lindsay Cyr with season opening shot put of 9.81., Tyler Wilson winning the 1500 racewalk in 6:48.53, Coach Jeannie with a season opener of 1.50m in the HJ, Ryan Pederson tying for 2nd in the youth 60m final where the first three were only 1/1000th of a second apart!, and then winning the 300m in 38.62, Adam Vilio and Kaelan House 1st and 2nd in the Youth 600m,  Maya Kobylanski winning the Youth 1500, Hannah Milic 2nd in the Yoth 1200m, Roy Jiang 2nd in the Midget 60m, Issac Baker 2nd in Midget 1200m, Kaylie Borntraeger 1st Midget 300m, Gilberto de la Pena 3rd 2006 60m & 600m, James Hodgson 2nd 600m, Maella Hodgson 1st 2006 600m, Eve Antscherl 3rd 2007 60m, Oscar Antscherl 2nd 2007 60m,  Ben Condin 2nd 2009 60m, Phoenix Burgess 2nd 600m Sasha deHal 1st 2009 60m & 2nd 600m.  Anna Blair 3rd 2009 600m  Full results

*** Ocean Uniforms - competition tops may be exchanged after a minimum of 2 years if they no longer fit.  You must bring the used uniform to obtain an exchange.  If the uniform is damaged you may be required to purchase a new one.   If you wish to trade your uniform with a visiting athlete, you will need to purchase a new one for your use.   The Ocean Athletics is a high quality Garneau item designed uniquely for OA that will look brand new for many years if properly laundered (suggest washing and then hanging to dry).  Uniforms for new members are distributed on Saturdays when our Clothing Coordinator Cathy Carr is available.

Regular Training Schedule

High School sprinters, hurdlers, jumpers Mondays 5-7pm at the Track,   Tuesdays 5:30-7:15ish  indoors Semiahmoo Secondary Wt Room (last Semiahmoo indoor March 6 - Tuesdays will go 5:30-7pm at the track starting March 13))  Thursdays 5-7pm indoors HT Thrift Elementary (last HT Thrift indoor Feb. 22 -Thursdays will go 5:30-7pm at the track starting March 1)),  Saturdays 10-11:30am at the Track

High School Middle DistanceMondays 5:30-7pm at the Track,  Thursdays 5:30-7pm meet at HT Thrift Elementary (outside work first, then indoors - last HT Thrift indoor Thursday Feb 22 - training will resume Thursdays at track March 1 at 5:30-7pm),  Saturdays 10-11:30am at the Track

Throws -  Welcome back Coach Dave and Coach Rori.  & welcome Coach Connor Sinclair.   Both Rori and Connor will be working with Coach Dave.   Mondays 5:30-6:30 (6-7:30pm Javelin) Tuesdays 5:30-7:30pm (Javelin 6-7:30),  Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm, Saturdays 10-noon.     * Ocean Athletics is in need of more Junior Development Throws Coaches.  Coach Dave will be providing mentoring opportunities.  Please contact Coach Dave if you wish to get involved.

High Jump Indoors  - Thursdays -  6-7:30pm - Ocean Cliff Elementry

Pole Vault- Saturday February 10 at the South Surrey track.  Contact Coach Len for information on the Bellingham indoor vault program (Mondays & Thursdays), Saturdays 10am at the track, and Surrey Gymnastics training.

Seahorses & JD's -Mondays (JD's only) 6-7:30pm outdoors at the track, Thursdays 5:30-6:30 Seahorses, 6-7:30pm JD's at Chantrell Creek Elementary, Saturdays - 10-11:30am outdoors at the track



Our Annual Peninsula Runners Spike Night is now a weekend event!!  Friday to Sunday, March 2-4.  Stay tuned for more details!


2018 Ocean Athletics registration is now live on Trackiereg! 

Registrations will be done on-line at    Membership categories are based on year of birth, not age at registration.  Once you have completed your registration, fill out both the 2018 Membership and Athlete Emergency forms.   Write in your Trackiereg Invoice # next to the membership category.  Attach your post-dated Volunteer Bond cheque to the membership form ($200 - cheque dated October 15, 2018), and hand in at your first practice of 2018.

 *** NOTE:  the Athlete Emergency Form link had the incorrect form.  It has been corrected.  Apologies for any inconvenience.      Athlete Emergency Form


Great job Volunteers at today's Peninsula Runners Campbell Valley Stomp!  You are a great team!!!   Congratulations to hoodie winners Richie Gill and Brandi Kamiya.


Next event is Sunday February 25th at Aldergrove Park.  Race start is 9am.  Signup is below.

Volunteer Signup Sunday February 25th - Aldergrove Ramble


The Peninsula Runners 2018 Trail Series is another partnership opportunity for Ocean Athletics and Peninsula Runners !!  Ocean Athletics will be providing volunteer support for the 2018 Peninsula Runners Trail series. The club will receive a substantial donation from Peninsula Runners for our help!    Encourage your family and friends to come and run all 4 events. Race #3 February 25th Aldergrove Ramble 2, 4.8 & 8km run in Aldergrove Park, and March 19th F2F Trail Run 8k and Half Marathon at Derby Reach Park on the Fraser River.  Race information here.      

12 Volunteers are required for each of the four events.  There will be a draw for an Ocean hoodie at each event for the volunteers only (you can only win one hoodie!) BUT if you volunteer for 3 of the 4 events, not only will you have completed your volunteer hours for 2018 BUT you will be entered in a draw for a pair of Mizuno shoes!! Good odds for winning both a hoodie and the shoes!   Such a deal! 




Great day at the BC High School Cross Country Championships with 997 athletes completing a fast and demanding course.  Spurred on by Coach Lynn's superb announcing, Ocean Athletes had several top 25 finishes.  Photo GalleryMore photos to come.

Silver Medal to Madelyn Bonikowsky in the Junior Girls Race.   Maya Kobylanski was not far behind in 5th and Milena Kalish in 11th

In the Junior Boys race, Owen Pinto finished 13th, Tyler Wilson 21 and Jacob Bonikowsky 25

In the Senior Girls race, Hannah Milic ran down several competitors in the final straightaway to take 17th.

Full 2017 BC High School XC Championships Results here.  or at

Images courtesy of Gord Kalisch




Congratulations Ocean Athletics Cross Country Athletes for your performances at the BC Club Cross Country Championships.  A fabulous day, challenging courses and excellent performances!

Saturday, October 28 - BC Club Championships - Clearbrook Park, Abbotsford - JD's through MastersResults here  

Top 10 Performers

2008    Girls   Cora Clendenin - BRONZE MEDAL       6TH Place - Chloe Ostrosser       Boys    9th - Oscar Antscherl

2006    Girls   Maella Hodgson - Gold & BC Champion     Boys    4th - James Hodgson 

2005    Girls   Haley Issel - 6th   Mackenzie Hack - 10th     Boys   Hudson Irvine - SILVER MEDAL

2004    Boys  Isaac Baker - 7th 

Midget Women 2003/02    Maya Kobylanski - BRONZE MEDAL,  Madelyn Bonikowsky - 4th,  Milena Kalisch - 5th    2017 BC XC Midget Girls Team Champions (Maya, Madelyn, Milena, Emma Cobban, Ava Mitchell, Dora Chan, Statia Burchart)

Midget Men 2003/02    Owen Pinto - 5th, Jacob Bonikowsky - 11th, Tyler Wilson - 16th  

Senior Men   Jack Williams - BRONZE MEDAL  in a spectacular recovery from a wrong turn 400m from the finish!!!

Masters Women    Corinne Issel - 4th master overall, 3rd - W40-44    Masters Men  Coach Ted - 3rd M60-64, Coach Jay - 4th  M45-49,  Coach Brad - 4th M55-59


More photos in the photo gallery. 



Thank you ViaSport British Columbiafor the generous hosting grant given for the 2017 JD championships.  You can find more information about viaSport here or click on their Logo on our Sponsor's Logos below the menu on the right hand side.   

Festival of Cross Country - Great work Volunteers!!  Thank you Laura for your coordination of the volunteers.  We had many compliments from participants and parents, the weather held and our own athletes performed superbly.  Thank you to all.  & a big Thank you to Mike Moon and Bean Around the World for his donation of coffee for our volunteers - always appreciated.  Drop into Bean Around the World at Johnson Rd and Thrift.

Visit our 2017 photo gallery, photos provided by Gordon Kalesch


Lower Mainland Cross Country Series

Pinetree XC Meet - Mundy Park -   Results 

Vancouver Spirit Run - Jericho Park - Results

South Fraser Cross Country - Bear Creek Park - Results

Festival of Cross Country - Crescent Park - Results

Frank Reynolds Memorial - Cates Park - Results

BC Championships - Clearbrook Park - Results

 2017 JD Series Summary as of October 29.  Due to mistakes in entries, results or by entering under a school and later as a club, we get duplicate names in the series results.  If you notice your name is listed twice for whatever reason, please send an email to oceanathletics 'AT'     





New members welcome.  Please use the Helpdesk at the bottom of this page to contact us for more information. 

 Field Closure updates can be found at