April 21, 2016 - Edmonton's TrackTown Classic preliminary schedule has just been announced as we moved to an exciting Friday evening format.
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EDMONTON (CAN, Jul 12): Final meet of this years National Track League in Canada was the Track Town Classic at the Foote Field.
US 400m stars won their events. Olympic winner Sanya Richards-Ross in 50.47 over Jessica Beard 51.03 and interesting 4th heptathlon star Brianne Theisen-Eaton 52.33 PB. Her husband Ashton Eaton won the hurdles in 13.38 (-0.2, missed his PB only by 0.03) ahead of Kevin Craddock 13.53.
On July 12th Edmontonians are encouraged to make their way to Foote Field to watch a world class Track & Field meet, that will feature the strongest fields in the history of the event. Every record that the meet has established over our four-year period is in jeopardy of being broken!
Olympic Champion Sanya Richards Ross joins teammate & Olympic Champion Allyson Felix of USA as latest headliner at Edmonton’s Track Town Classic
Track Town Canada is pleased to announce superstar USA Sprint Queens Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards Ross, whom together have won over 16 IAAF World Championships medals and 10 Olympic medals, as the latest headliners to join a star-studded field for Edmonton’s Track Town Classic (TTC) on July 12.
Allyson Felix prize catch for TrackTown Classic
U.S. sprinter has 12 gold medals from Olympics, world championships
By John MacKinnon, Edmonton Journal
EDMONTON - The TrackTown Classic, the Edmonton stop on the National Track League circuit, has been gaining traction in the athletics community for years, the most recent evidence of which is the recruiting of United States sprint star Allyson Felix for this year’s event.
As they say in the entertainment business, that is a great get. And there’s more.
EDMONTON — I likely pulled a muscle, maybe two, at the TrackTown Canada mini-meet Friday afternoon, but let’s just pretend that didn’t happen.
I can’t even blame it on the hurdles because they were not 83 centimetres off the ground, as they are in most track and field competitions for women. They were itty-bitty placeholders, arched bars lifted slightly off the ground — for children.