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Winnipeg Native, Suzanne Huse, to compete at Ironman World Championships

Suzanne Huse (formerly Suzanne Binne), was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba and is set to race in the Ironman World Championship race on October 12, 2019 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  Suzanne (“Sue”), who is currently living in Missoula, Montana, is 45 years of age and will be the oldest professional-male or female-competing in the race. For […]

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Athletics Canada Strategic Plan

Athletics Canada is embarking on a process to update their strategic plan, to guide the organization over the next two quadrennials. To guide the planning process, they have created a Strategic Planning Committee of leaders with diverse cross-section of knowledge and experience. The Strategic Planning Committee has created a survey which will help inform the […]

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Victor Mager Track Grand Opening

On behalf of the Athletics Manitoba Board of Directors we would like to emphasize how thrilled we are with the development of this new training facility and the support it has garnered from the community.  We sincerely applaud the hard work and dedication of all those who were involved in making this project happen. It […]

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Upcoming Coaching Conferences

In addition to the training courses coming up in MB there are some notable coach education opportunities coming up this fall across the country that you may want to consider! BC Athletics is hosting the 2019 Throws Summit, Nov 9-10th in Richmond, BC. Featured presenters include Don Babbitt, Mohamad Saatara, and Larry Steinke. Throws Summit […]

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National Coaches Week!

National Coaches Week celebrates the positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities across Canada. This week is an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by saying #ThanksCoach. With events held across the country to celebrate coaching, National Coaches Week provides coaches with the recognition they deserve for the time they […]

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Athletes Training in Winnipeg, named to GB National Team

Athletics Manitoba would like to extend our congratulations to Paul Blake and Sophie Kamlish, who were recently selected to the Great Britain Para Athletics squad for the upcoming World Championships in Dubai, UAE (Nov. 7-15th). Paul will be running the 400m and 800m (he is the reigning 400m Paralympic Champion in the T36 classification from […]

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Run the World Registration

Registration is open for the Run the World program. Program begins on Thursday, September 12th at St Vital Park. Run the World was created to provide an answer to two things that young girls need—a healthy sport involvement AND support in developing a healthy self esteem. For more information and to register go to their website. 

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Athletics Canada Coaching Pathway

For questions on how to begin or further your coaching pathway in Athletics, please contact Noelle Merkel at programs@athleticsmanitoba.com Community Sport-Run Jump Throw Wheel Instructor Instructor Beginner- Sport Coach Competition Introduction-Club Coach Competition Development-Performance Coach

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Coach Education Opportunities

Coaching Manitoba is excited to announce their Fall 2019 Course Schedule! For more information, and to register for a course, please visit The Locker and view the Manitoba Course Calendar. If you have any questions, please contact Hailey Unger at Coaching Manitoba: hailey.unger@sportmanitoba.ca Online: September: 24th: Online Making Ethical Decisions October 15th: Online Making Ethical […]

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Attention: Adverse Analytical Athlete Finding

The following information was distributed by the Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba; Information has been circulating regarding a Canadian athlete who recently received positive results from an out of competition doping control that took place in late July. At this point, the source of the banned substance is unknown. There are four supplements that the athlete […]

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