Halifax, Nova ScotiaJune 22nd, 2016

Latest News

Life in the fast lane coming to an end for Bridgewater track star Jenna Martin-Evans

Pam LeJean - Meteoric Rise in Throws

Quentin Butler - Fast Running in the Texas Heat

Ben Brown - High Ambition on Wheels

Nikki Holder - Hurdles Are For Clearing

N.S. sprinter to use Halifax meet as tune-up for Rio trials

Athlete Information

2016 Live Results

Practice Times

Starting Blocks and hurdles and will be provided on the following days and times:

Monday, June 20       3:00 pm - 5:00pm

Tuesday, June 21       4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Bib Numbers

Athletes arriving by plane can pick up their bib numbers in the lobby of Loyola at Saint Mary’s University.

Local athletes can pick up bib numbers in the lobby of the Homburg Centre beginning at 4:00 pm on June 22, 2016.

Meals at the Cafeteria

All meals are provided free for Athletes in Residence during the following times; 

Breakfast         7:30 am – 9:00 am

Lunch               11:30 am  - 1:00 pm Monday only 1:00 pm -2:00 pm, Homburg Centre

Dinner              4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Tickets for meals are provided in your athlete package


Athletes must report to the Athlete Control Centre  (Main Gym) Homburg Centre, adjacent to the Press Box) no later than 30 minutes prior to their event.  Spike length will be checked at that time.

Athletes will be held in the gym until 10 minutes prior to their event  (hurdlers  - 20 minutes) at which time an official will march you to the start line and you will be turned over to the assistant starters. Introductions by the Announcer will commence 3 minutes before race time.

Travel Money

Travel money can be picked up at the Homburg Centre, VIP Lounge beginning at 6:30 pm. 

Athlete Reception

An athlete/officials reception will be held at 8:00 pm in the Courtside Lounge, food and beverages will be served.  Athletes are required to show their race bibs to enter the reception area.

Return Travel

Check the bulletin Board in the lobby of Loyola Building and with Transportation Coordinator, Bill Bent to ensure he has your return information.  You can contact him at 902 – 471-4672 or bbent2448@hotmail.com. View Return Departures


Accreditation can be picked up at the Homburg Centre on Tuesday, June 22 at 4:00 pm from the Registration desk.  To receive a Coaching pass you must contact Bridget Deveau bridget@athleticsnovascotia.ca

Medical Services

To book appointments athletes should contact Vera Ford @ vera. Ford @ LifeMark.ca, call 902 420-5061 or sign up on sheet posted outside of the office

June 20th          4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Massage in the Homburg Centre – LifeMark office 

June 21st          2:00pm – 4:00 pm Massage, location and sign up as above.

June 22nd          5:30pm- 9:00 pm Massage, physiotherapy and chiro.

Events & Schedule

Starts at 5:25 pm on Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Saint Mary's University, Huskies Stadium, Halifax, N.S.


Female: International Events; 100m hurdles, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m,

Female: National Development Events; 100m, 400m, 800m, 100m Para wheelchair & 400m Para wheelchair, Master Mile (50 yrs +) and Shot Put

Male: International Events; - 110m hurdles, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m,

Male: National Development Events; 100m, 400m, 800m, 100m Para wheelchair, 400m Para wheelchair, Masters Mile (50 yrs +)


5:25 pmGovernment of CanadaWomen's 800m Nat. Development
5:30 pmAvis Budget GroupWomen's 100m Nat. Development
5:35 pmPlayTeckWomen & Men Para 400m
5:45 pmHalifax Regional MunicipalityYouth Relays
5:55 pmLifeMark SportWomen & Men's Master's Mile
6:20 pmOpening Ceremonies
6:30 pmGovernment of CanadaWomen's 100m Hurdles International
6:40 pmHalifax Regional MunicipalityMen's 110m Hurdles International
6:45 pmCanadian Sport Centre AtlanticWomen & Men Para 100m
6:55 pm92.9 Jack FM –News 95.7Women's 100m International
7:00 pmProvince Of Nova ScotiaMen's 100m International
7:05 pmDeloitteMen's 800m Nat. Development
7:10 pmScotiabankWomen's 800m International
7:15 pmSaint Mary's UniversityMen's 800m International
7:15 pmThe Chronicle HeraldMen's Triple Jump International
7:15 pmAthletics CanadaPara Women's Shot Put
7:20 pmRunning RoomMen's 1500m International
7:30 pmHalifax Regional MunicipalityWomen's 200m International
7:35 pmProvince of Nova ScotiaMen's 200m International
7:45 pmGovernment of CanadaMen's 400m International
7:50 pmHalifax Regional MunicipalityWomen's 400m International


Saint Mary’s University Residence

There are residence accommodations available for arrival on June 20 and departure on June 23, 2016. The nightly rates are:

  • Single Room (sleeps 1) $ 55.95
  • Double Room (sleeps 2) $ 98.95
  • 2 Bedroom Apartment (sleeps 4)   $ 137.95
  • 3 Bedroom Apartment (sleeps 3) $ 137.95

All rates include hot breakfast buffet, linen, towels, housekeeping, parking, Homburg Athletic Centre pass for the duration of stay (for guests over 16 years of age), wireless internet and all taxes.

Residence check in is anytime after 3:00pm and check-out is by 11:00am on the day of your departure. Early arrivals or late departures can be arranged with sufficient notice. The residence check-in desk is located on the 1st floor of the Loyola Building, 5865 Gorsebrook Avenue. It is open 24-hours a day and can be reached at (902) 420-5049.

In our Rice Residence, a 17 story high rise, there are six furnished apartments per floor. An apartment consists of two bedrooms or three bedrooms, kitchen, small living/dining area and bathroom. Each bedroom is furnished with two captain’s style single beds (one bed per bedroom in three bedroom apartments), desks, shelves, lamps, drawers and closet space. One apartment can house up to four people (up to three people in a three bedroom apartment). All linen and towels are supplied but dishes and kitchen utensils are not. There are two elevators in this residence.

Our Loyola Residence is a 22-storey high-rise with each floor divided into four suites. Most suites have one twin room, four single rooms, shared washroom and shower facilities. Bedrooms are furnished as study rooms with captain's-style single beds, desk with hutch, chair and telephone (free local calls). There are no kitchen facilities in this residence. Four elevators are available.

The residence complex houses a ATM bank machine (Royal Bank), hair salon, barber shop, convenience store, Tim Horton's, residence dining hall and two laundromats. Most buildings on campus connect to the residences.


We require payment of your account upon check-in to residence. Payment can be made with cash, Interact, Visa, MasterCard or Travellers Cheques.

Food Service

The University caterer, Aramark Higher Education, provides all food service on campus.  Catering information and menus can be found at www.smuaramark.caterax.com.  If you have any questions or wish to discuss menu options and pricing you can contact Catering Office at  902 420-5159 or by email at catering at smu.ca.


For guests staying in accommodations on campus, parking is provided at no additional charge. The Arena parking lot is located on the corner of Inglis Street and Tower Road. Please pick up your Parking Pass from the Front Desk upon arrival and display it in the front windshield of your vehicle.

For guests not in accommodation, passes are $5.00 per day and can be obtained from the Facilities Management Department, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm, located on the 1st floor basement of the McNally Building, Room 001 (south side of building - directly across from the Sobey Building).

Free evening parking is available, Monday to Friday, after 5:00pm in spaces designated as "general" and in "faculty" spaces after 8:00pm. On weekends, all parking spaces can be used. There is no overnight parking permitted.

Meanwhile should you have any questions please contact Saint Mary’s University Conference Services, Dan Snyder 902 420-5086.



Event Performance Name Club Prov/Country Year
100m 11.53 Erica Broomfield / Jade Bailey una ON / Barbados 2005 / 2008
200m 23.11 Crystal Emmanuel ON 2014
200m Para 37.74 Veronica Coombes CAN 2013
400m 51.46 Natasha Hastings Nike USA 2010
800m 2:02.18 Lem Lem Ogbasilassie CAN 2012
1500m 4:10.07 Kate Van BusKirk CAN 2013
Masters Mile 6:02.32 Cindy O'Donnell una CAN 2014
3000m 9:43.32 Kristen Woodruff UNA NS 2002
100m Hurdles 12.76 Phylicia George Canada ON 2011
4x100m 48.65 Swift Swift NS 2003
HJ 1.65m Rachelle Beaton CRTC NS 1997
LJ 6.39m Krysha Bailey Canada AB 2011
TJ 12.43m Michelle Hastick Maryland Elite ON 2000
PV 2.70m Aly McPhee Chebucto NS 2004
SP 16.35m Lin Chia -Ying Taiwan 2013
DT 30.00m Amanda MacDonald Ceilidh Track NS 2001
JT 45.22m Sandy Taylor una NS 1996
HT 67.53 Heather Stacey Alb. AB 2011


Event Performance Name Club Prov/Country Year
100m 10.08 Walter Dix Nike USA 2011
100m Para 17.31 Ben Brown Valley Athletics Canada 2014
200m 20.45 Ashhad Agyapong una USA 2008
200m Para 30.54 Ben Brown Valley Athletics Canada 2014
400m 45.57 LaToy Williams Bahamas 2014
800m 1:46.77 Julius Mutekanga Uganda UGA 2011
1500m 3:40.31 Taylor Milne Speed River ON 2012
Mile 3:59.85 Nathan Brannen Tri City Track ON 2001
Masters Mile 4:52.67 Roly McSorley Fredericton Legion NB 2001
3000m 7:56.78 Eric Gillis Speed River ON ON 2009
110m Hurdles 13.75 Yoannis Portilla Cuba 2015
4x100m 40.09 Team Canada Canada CAN 2003
HJ 2.20m Jamie Nieto USA USA 2011
LJ 7.36m Osi Nriagu Windsor Legion TC ON 2004
TJ 13.70m Peter Lord una NS 2001
PV 4.30m Craig Slaunwhite Chebucto NS 2004
SP 19.52m Justin Rodhe USA USA 2011
DT 43.00m Jonathon Doucette Ceilidh Track NS 2001
JT 79.43m Scott Russell Windsor Legion ON 2011


June 15, 2016 - Registration deadline $25.00 for National Development Events
June 15, 2016 - Registration deadline $20.00 for Masters

The following standards will be used as guidelines for entry into the International events. Entry into the INTERNATIONAL events must be confirmed by the Elite Athlete Coordinator, Rich Lehman.  Contact Rich Lehman: richard.a.lehman@gmail.com.

Elite Athlete Standards

Women Event Men
11.40 100m


23.20 200m


52.35 400m


2:04.00 800m


4:16.00 1500m


13.25 100mH




Athletes entering the National Development events can register below;


PAYMENTS:  Online payment

Confirmation of entries in the National Development sections will be posted on the Aileen Meagher website by June 18, 2016.  If you do not receive entry into the event your money will be refunded.


Kevin Heisler

Meet Director
Email: kheisler@ns.sympatico.ca
Mobile phone: (902) 476-8379

Rich Lehman

Elite Athlete Coordinator
Email: richard.a.lehman@gmail.com
Mobile Phone: (902) 219- 3234


Register for the 2016 Aileen Meagher Track Classic

Register Now

Purchase Tickets

On-site at the Saint Mary's Huskies Stadium Gate
Online at: www.ticketatlantic.com
On-site at the Ticket Atlantic Box Office
Participating Atlantic Superstores
By phone: 902-451-1221

* Major credit cards accepted, service charges apply.


Adults $10.00
Seniors $5.00
Students 16 & Under $5.00

Photo credit: Jim Neale