Newsflash – Events (Outdoors, Championships, Races)

Athletics Ontario Newsflash!! 




Athletes can register with AO for the Outdoor Season as of April 1, 2016! Click here to register; membership matters to support the sport!


AO PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (10,000m Track Running) – Saturday May 14, 2016

This year’s Athletics Ontario 10,000m Track Running Championships will be held in London, Ontario. There will be a 1500m race held for men and women before the 10k main event begins. This year’s championship will also include Ontario Master Association athletes.



Athletics Ontario and theYork University Track Club will be hosting the 2016 Outdoor Senior Championships and Prep Meet #1 at the Toronto Track and Field Centre. This year’s provincial championships will be integrated and offer Para events as well. All Para athletes can register to compete in the prep meet component. Senior Para athletes may also participate in the championship portion.

  • Registration for the Senior Championships and Prep Meet will open May 19th online here.
  • Classification will be taking place on Friday June 10 for all Para athletes that would like to get classified or have their classification reevaluated. Please sign up for classification here to receive updated information.
  • Key Dates:  Entry Fee (Until Monday, June 6 at 11:59pm); Late Fees (After Monday June 6 at 11:59pm)
  • Links – AO Event Page 


Athletics Ontario is excited to announce this important competitive opportunity for Espoir/Canada Summer Games (CSG) Athletes. The 
Eastern Canadian Espoir Championships will be hosted in Moncton, New Brunswick August 6-7, 2016.  Athletics Ontario will be fielding a Provincial Team.
    • Location: Moncton, New Brunswick
    • Maximum Team Ontario Size: ~ 50 athletes
    • Event Technical Manual & Team Selection Criteria:  see AO’s website:
    • Declaration:Athletes (able bodied and para) are required to declare their intention to be a part of Team Ontario Espoir Championships link byWednesday July 13th, 2016, 11:59pm
    • Performances: Declaration will be for their desired individual competition events that they intend to compete in at the Espoir Championships and include the best outdoors performances realized from April 1, 2016 to July 11, 2016 in those events.  Any athlete on Team Ontario may be asked to participate in the relays.Athletes must compete in Athletics Ontario Championships in order to be considered.

OTHER OUTDOOR SEASON MEETS/ RACES (sanctioned or approved)

The following races/ events are sanctioned by Athletics Ontario; they are recognized as meeting both Provincial and National standards and results can be considered or accepted towards requirements/ qualifications for Provincial, National or International purposes.



May 1: RCLDS #1: Forest City 5000m

May 1: Run for Chiropractic Education 5 and 10 km

May 1: Toronto Marathon, Half Marathon, 5 and 10km

May 2: Bolton Pole Vault All-comers #1

May 9: Bolton Pole Vault All-comers #2

May 14: AO 10K Track Running Championships & Masters 10K Championships

May 14: Throwers Club Meet #1

May 14: Seaton Soaker Trail Race 15, 25, 50 km

May 14: London Western HP Sprint Meet

May 14 – 15: Bob Vigars Classic

May 17: University of Toronto Twilight Meet #1

May 20: Night Flight – The Downtown Windsor Pole Vault Event

May 21: Running Factory Windsor Open


~ Athletics Ontario Team