Entry Deadline for the Feb 3, 2018 Harry Jerome Indoor at the Richmond Oval approaching quickly!!  Sign up on the Ocean Athletics Track and Field Entries page at the link to the right.  All entries must be received by January 25th.  Do not sign up directly on TrackieregHarry Jerome Indoor meet informationDetails in Bulletin #1


Training Update !!    Tuesday evening January 23 strength training at Semiahmoo has been moved to Wednesday January 24 5:30-7:30pm

Regular Training Schedule

 High School sprinters, hurdlers, jumpers Mondays 5:30-7pm at the Track,   Tuesdays 5:30-7:15ish  indoors Semiahmoo Secondary Wt Room *** see change above for Tuesday Jan23,  Thursdays 5-7pm indoors HT Thrift Elementary,  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),  Saturdays 10-11:30am at the Track/Crescent Pk   ** check your training email from Coach Lynn for Saturday training location

Throws - Indoor training Thursdays- 4:30-6pm Ocean Cliff Elementary.  To continue indoor training, athletes need to commit by contacting  Coach Chris.  

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

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



2017 Ocean Athletics and BC Athletics memberships have expired Renew now !!!

** if you have been a member of Ocean Athletics or BC Athletics or Athletics Canada at any time in the past, even if your membership has lapsed for a number of years, your membership number is the same - it is an ID number for life.  When renewing on Trackiereg, you will be asked for your membership number - if you do not know it, there is a lookup link or you can email Mo.  It is important to use your original signup name - if you wish to change any part of your name, contact Mo as it needs to be done through the Trackiereg system.  If you have a hyphenated name, please use the entire name or the system will view you as a different or new member.


2018 Ocean Athletics registration is now live on Trackiereg! 

Registrations will be done on-line at http://www.trackiereg.com/OceanAthletics2018    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


Volunteers needed for Trail Series Runs!!!   

The next race is Sunday January 28th at Campbell Valley Park - 9am start - must be on site at 8am.   Signup sheet is below.    3 volunteers spots remaining.  Sign up today.  

Volunteer Signup Sunday January 28th - Campbell Valley Stomp

 ***  Lets organize car pools to Campbell Valley


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 #2 - January 28th Campbell Valley Stomp 2, 5 & 10km, 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! 

Results from the January 1 Resolution Run - Well done, great start to the season.

Maya Kobylanski - overall winner in the women's 8km, with Coach Charlene right on her tail!!!

Milena Kalisch - overall winner in the women's 4km

Caiden Lee - overall winner in the JD 2km with James Hodgson hot on his heels & Cora Clendenin winning the girls U15 2km.

Coaches Brian Clendenin and Jordan Nicol were 1,2 in the Mens 40-49 4km category



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 https://racedaytiming.ca/

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. 

Training November to December 23 - indoor training sessions will resume Tuesday January 9 at Semiahmoo Secondary for High School athletes, and Thursday January 11  4:30-6pm Throws, & 6-7:30pm High Jump at Ocean Cliff elementary - 5:30-6:30pm Seahorses,   6-7:30pm JD's at Chantrel Creek Elementary and 5pm High School Hurdlers, 5:30 - 7pm High School Middle Distance and Sprints/Jumps at HT Thrift Elementary.  

High School and older Sprinter/Hurdlers & Middle Distance athletes -

Mondays 5:30-7pm at the track   Startup January 15

Tuesdays - Semiahmoo Secondary weight room 5:30-7:15pm Startup January 9   

Thursdays  (5pm Hurdlers) 5:30-7:30pm HT Thrift Elementary Startup January 11

Saturdays as usual at the track 10-11:30am.

High Jumpers 

Mondays - Join the Sprint & Distance groups for the Brazilian workout.

Tuesdays - Semiahmoo Wt Room 5:30-7:30pm  (High School athletes only) 

Thursday indoor sessions will resume January 11, 2018 

Saturdays - 10-11:30am  Join the HS sprint or middle distance groups / JD group 


*  Coach Dave is taking a well deserved break for December and January.   Throws practices will resume Thursday January 11 at Ocean Cliff elementary with Coach Chris 4:30-6pm with Coach Dave returning Thursday Feb 1.   

** Reminder to all Throws athletes - The off season is a time to build up strength and to work on technique.  What you accomplish in the months ahead will determine how you throw in the spring.  It is not enough to say that 'Practice Makes Perfect',   'Perfect Practice Makes Perfect' !!   Technique Rules!

Additional January practices to be announced.  Throwers are invited to attend the indoor sessions.

JD's and Seahorses

Mondays - JD's only  6-7:30pm   ** no Monday night Seahorse practices until March

Thursdays at Chantrell Creek Elementary (2575 137 St, Surrey, BC V4P 2K5) will resume January 11, 2018   5:30-6:30 Seahorses,  6-7:30pm JD's with first 30minutes outside for a run..   

Saturdays - 10-11:30am  JD's and Seahorses at the track

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

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' gmail.com.     





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 http://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/1948.aspx