TrackTown Canada is a concept of striving to be the best at what the sport of track and field is all about. It acknowledges that this is the Canadian capital that globally showcases world-class athletics.
TrackTown Canada is a concept that is steeped with a rich track & field culture.
TrackTown Canada is where international focus on athletics in Canada will reside as Edmonton will host 18th 2015 Panamerican Junior Athletics Championships, the 2015 Canadian Track & Field Championships, the Rio 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Track & Field Trials and Edmonton's Track Town Classic – currently ranked in the Top 30 in the World as an IAAF invitational/one-day meet.Visit their Web Site
Get Your Track & Field On
Wednesday May 06 , 2015
There will be an experience for all five senses this summer, as over 3,000 athletes will be competing in three major competitions over nine days at Foote Field.
We're gearing up for a BIG summer as the Road to Rio runs through Edmonton!
Picture all of the flags waving, representing all of the participating countries, as the stands fill up with adoring fans.
Hear the gun firing, announcing the start of another intense race.
Enjoy as your taste buds will be in overdrive, indulging in the tempting foods from the onsite food trucks.
Stretch out your hand to high-five the winning athletes following their victories, touching greatness.
And smell that green grass that covers the field and the burm at Foote Field, the green strands bending over as shotput balls fall with a "thud".
Everyone is invited to come and experience world class track and field in our backyard. Join fellow track and field enthusiasts, athlete families and spectators to cheer on Canada in these three upcoming events:
Canadian Track & Field Championships: July 2-5, 2015
From July 2-5, Canadian athletes will be competing in the Canadian Championships. These are our future athletes, who are looking to represent Canada in Rio in 2016 at the summer Olympic games.
TrackTown Classic: July 11-12, 2015
On July 11 and 12, we welcome athletes from around the world for the annual TrackTown Classic.
Panamerican Junior Athletic Championships: July 31-August 2, 2015
August long will be filled with energy as over 700 athletes aged 17-19 compete in the Panamerican Junior Championship.
Join the Fun!
This is your chance to experience the best track and field athletes in your backyard! If you're a veteran of the sport or even someone who's never seen a pole vault, these events promise to deliver on a great experience. There is fun for the whole family with multiple track and field events taking place at each event, kids zone for family fun, beer gardens, food trucks, vendors and more.
While the competing athletes are winning, you can be too! Check out the ticket information HERE, where you will be entered to win a $1,000 Old Strathcona shopping spree when you purchase tickets by June 30th, 2015.
Bonus: Thanks for checking out oldstrathcona.ca and this blog! Comment below by July 12, 2015 at 11:59pm (mountain time) with the answer to your question: What is your first track and field memory?
... for example: "I remember the smell of the first grass I ever ran a race on" or "I'll never forget how loud we cheered as we watched my big brother win his first 500 meter race".
One male winner will be selected randomly to win a men's Timex Ironman watch and one female winner will be randomly selected to win a ladies' Timex Ironman watch.
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