Power & Speed Resumes October 3rd Led by Coach Trevor Wight

Power & Speed practices resume next week under the leadership of Coach Trevor Wight. A long time Valley Royals member, Wight has been involved in track in field for most of his life.  He competed throughout school, university, as an adult, and now as a master’s athlete.  As an experienced Decathlete, he is able to coach a wide range of Track & Field events. He has coached high school track and field locally for the past sixteen years. For four years he served as head coach of the Royals Junior Development Program.   Wight says, “I owe much of the success I’ve had in life to my involvement in this sport.   As such, I am passionate about giving back to young athletes.”  

Athletes/Parents please read Info Package: Power Speed Group Info 2019-2020
  • Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Thursdays 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Practice locations will be at or near the Yale / Fraser / ARC complex. Locations for October:

Mondays and Thursdays: Meet at the north-east corner of the Yale track. 

Wednesdays: Meet at the south parking lot of McMillan Elementary (just off McMillan Road in between the school and Champlain Crescent).   We will be running hills on the adjacent pathway and training at the nearby Everett Park. On nice Wednesdays, we will meet at McMillan but head up to Everett by 4:10.   The bulk of our workout will happen there.   On wet Wednesdays, we will remain at McMillan for the whole practice.

Endurance Group Competes at Ocean Athletics’ Festival of Cross Country this Saturday

Festival of Cross Country— Saturday September 28, 2019
Crescent Park, South Surrey

Grass fields and hard pack trails

Meet Info & Registration Here: https://www.trackie.com/online-registration/event/2019-festival-of-cross-country/35573/

Contact: Event Organizers

Hosted by Ocean Athletics

Coach Scott will be there and says…

Hello Everyone – looking forward to a great meet this Saturday. I will be there at 9:00am and the Kids races get going at 10:00am and are all finished around noon. Please check the meet schedule for the Ocean Athletics Festival of Cross Country on the Ocean Athletics Website for race start times and get to Crescent Park an hour before your event. It is supposed to be nice weather but make sure you dress appropriately for the weather on the day. For those of you who have not been before the races start at the Soccer Fields off of 132nd st. (Go in on 24th ave and turn right on 132nd st. park is a little way up on the left) 

– See you Saturday Morning, Scott

South Fraser Meet This Week at Bear Creek

South Fraser Cross Country— Saturday September 21, 2019
Bear Creek Park, Surrey
10:30 am.
5km Women / 8km Men Open/Masters. Undulating gravel trails, grass.

If you would like Christa to register your child, the deadline to send your email to her would be September 18th, noon. You are more than welcome to register your child on your own (click underlined blue link at the beginning of this post, then click “Register Now” link).

Any questions about this upcoming meet, just let Christa know via email at [email protected] 

Pinetree Classic This Saturday September 14th

Lots of Royals athletes are racing at the Pinetree Classic is this Saturday in Mundy Park, Coquitlam. For Course Map and more meet info go to: http://www.phoenixrunningclub.com/pinetree-classic

The 2019 Pinetree Classic in Mundy Park, Coquitlam will take place on Saturday, September 14th. The Pinetree Classic is Race #1 of the Lower Mainland Junior Development Series (ages 9-13) and is sanctioned by B.C. Athletics/B.C. Cross Country Division.

All the races will take place along the beautiful undulating trails of Mundy Park, with running surfaces of mulch, gravel and grass (not suitable for spikes).

Entries: NO DAY OF RACE ENTRIES! All entries done through Trackie.com Entry deadline is Midnight, Thursday, September 12, 2019.

Race fees: All age categories $10 with BC Athletics Membership, All age categories $13 without BC Athletics Membership

Race Schedule:

10am Race 1 – All athletes 16 and older (born in 2003 and later including U18, U20, Senior and Masters) (entry done in one big category on Trackie)

5.8km: One loop of the field, three loops of the trail.

11am Race 2 – Girls and Boys 2010 and 2009

2.1km: One loop of the field, one loop of the trail.

11:30am Race 3 – Girls and Boys 2008 and 2007

2.1km: One loop of the field, one loop of the trail.

12:00 noon Race 4 – Girls and Boys 2006 and U16

2.1km: One loop of the field, one loop of the trail.


Open, U16, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 – Medals to top 3, ribbons 4-8

Race day tag pick-up begins at 8:30 a.m., at the Coquitlam Cheetah tent near the finish line.  Please plan to arrive one hour before your race.

For more information, contact: Paul Self, Coquitlam Cheetahs Track and Field Club [email protected] 604-464-0753