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Bishop sets Canadian 800m record at TrackTown Classic

With the rush of a successful Olympic Trials still ringing in her ears and The Games in Rio still a month away, the Track Town Classic wouldn’t seem like an easy meet for Melissa Bishop, or anyone in her spikes, to get up for.

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It’s like an exhibition game between clinching a playoff spot and the start of the Stanley Cup final.

Fortunately for the crowd at Foote Field Friday night, Bishop is a pretty good self-motivator.

2016 TrackTown Classic delivers sparkling Olympic Preview

2016 TRACKTOWN CLASSIC DELIVERS SPARKLING OLYMPIC PREVIEW IN MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SPRINTS, HURDLES AND WOMEN’S LONG JUMP AS THE ROAD TO RIO ROLLS THROUGH U OF A’S FOOTE FIELD ON FRIDAY NIGHT

Marquee sprinter Andre De Grasse and IAAF World Championships silver medal-winning 800-metre runner Melissa Bishop headline a stellar lineup of Canadian and international athletes at the TrackTown Classic on Friday night at the University of Alberta’s Foote Field.

The 2016 TrackTown Classic showcases Canada’s best on Road to Rio

EDMONTON – Sprint star Andre De Grasse and IAAF World Championships silver medal-winning 800-metre runner Melissa Bishop headline a stellar lineup of Canadian and international athletes who will compete at the 2016 TrackTown Classic on Friday evening, July 15, meet organizers announced.

Long jumper Christabel Nettey, 400-metre hurdler Sarah Wells and 100- and 200-metre man Aaron Brown have also confirmed they will also compete at the one-day meet, part of the National Track League (NTL) circuit.

TrackTown Classic meet to showcase Canada’s best on Road to Rio

EDMONTON – Sprint star Andre De Grasse and IAAF World Championships silver medal-winning 800-metre runner Melissa Bishop headline a stellar lineup of Canadian and international athletes who will compete at the 2016 TrackTown Classic on Friday evening, July 15, meet organizers announced.

Long jumper Christabel Nettey, 400-metre hurdler Sarah Wells and 100- and 200-metre man Aaron Brown have also confirmed they will also compete at the one-day meet, part of the National Track League (NTL) circuit.

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