Who is the fastest kid in Muskoka? Maybe they are the fastest kid in Ontario!
The Huntsville Hurricanes Track Club is excited to announce that it has been chosen once again as one of 8 clubs in Ontario to host the Finding Ontario’s Fastest Kids event in 2013! The event takes place in Huntsville at the Conroy Park Running Track – the date is Sunday May 26th at 6pm. All boys and girls from Muskoka and surrounding areas, aged 11 and under (as of December 31, 2013), are invited to register and attend this FREE qualifier event. Registered kids will run a single 100m sprint race against fellow competitors. The 8 fastest boys and 8 fastest girls will be selected based on their race times to compete in a final race which will determine the fastest boy and girl in Muskoka. These two local athletes will be invited to compete in the exciting finale at the Toronto International Track and Field Games in Toronto on June 11, 2013 where the fastest boy and girl in Ontario will be determined. Travel and accommodation expenses up to $500, plus tickets to the event for the athlete and their immediate family will be provided by Athletics Ontario. At the finale, the two athletes will compete against other regional representatives in front of a full stadium of 4,000 spectators.
Date: Sunday May 26, 2013. Registration at 6pm, Races start 6:30pm
Location: Conroy Park Track (MAP)
Participants Aged 11 and under as of December 31, 2013:
* One Timed 100m Sprint per competitor
* Top 8 Boys Final, 100m sprint – winner invited to finale at Toronto International Track and Field Games
* Top 8 Girls Final, 100m sprint – winner invited to finale at Toronto International Track and Field Games
Participants Aged 12 to 14 as of December 31, 2013:
* One time 100m Sprint per competitor (Aged 12 to 14 as of December 31, 2013)
* Top 8 Boys Final, 100m sprint
* Top 8 Girls Final, 100m sprint
Day of Registration? YES, but please arrive at 6pm sharp! Help us to organize this event by registering online or by phone before the event.
- Participants must be residents of Ontario. We respectfully request that all participant’s primary residence is within 100km of Huntsville, ON or that Huntsville is the closest event to the participant’s primary residence
- Participants must be 11 years old or under as of December 31st, 2013 to qualify (there will be other races for 12-14 year old kids, but they don’t qualify for the Fastest Kid program)
- Starting Blocks will not be provided or allowed
- False Starts – Maximum 2 false starts
- Track Spikes – Allowed but subject to officials discretion
- Top 8 boys and girls qualify for the final based on their race time (not their finish position in the heat)
- Waiver – Every participant is required to sign the waiver form available at the event. For athletes under the age of 18, a parent or guardian’s signature must appear on the waiver. The waiver form must be submitted at the registration desk on the day of the competition.
- Sportsmanship – Proper conduct extends to all athletes on and off the facility during the event and to parents, friends, and coaches especially at the event site. The goal of this event is to have fun, promote an active healthy lifestyle achieved through sport.
The fastest kids in have been determined to be:
Fastest Girl: Courtney Chochol of Alliston with a 100m time of 15.13 seconds
Fastest Boy: Colin Hungerford of Dwight with a 100m time of 14.50 seconds
Fastest Girl in Muskoka: Emma Magee of Dwight with a 100m time of 16.23 seconds
Fastest Girl 12-14 years old: Hailey McConnell with a 100m time of 13.06 seconds
Fastest Boy 12-14 years old: Conor Eastaugh with a 100m time of 13.28 seconds
Photos coming soon…
The fastest kids in Muskoka have been determined to be:
Fastest Girl: Dayna Kelly of Bracebridge with a 100m time of 15.79 seconds
Fastest Boy: James Olson-Keating, of Bracebridge with a time of 15.17 seconds
2012 Ontario’s Fastest Kids – Final Results (Varsity Stadium, Toronto)
The 2012 event was a great success with 50 kids registered and approximately 200 spectators. The Huntsville Hurricanes Track Club would like to thank the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce for their support with volunteers, insurance and providing equipment for the event. We would also like to thank all the energetic volunteers for making the event run smoothly, from setup and registration to warmups, timing, and clean up! We couldn’t have done it with out you. Thanks to the Huntsville OPP detachment, Huntsville EMS, Fire Chief Steve Hernen, Deputy Mayor Scott Aitchison, and Executive Director of Community Services & Economic Development Kari Lambe for cheerfully participating in our fun and exciting photo-op race. Most importantly we would like to thank the many kids who competed in the event! We hope you had a great time and would love it if you kept running and trying your best. We would love to see you out for the Finding Ontario’s Fastest Kids event next year!
Media inquires can be directed to Rob Horton, President, Huntsville Hurricanes Track and Field Club, firstname.lastname@example.org, (705) 789-1865.