Staff Canada introduced for World Athletics Street Operating Championships

On Thursday Athletics Canada introduced a group of 13 athletes who will compete on the inaugural World Athletics Street Operating Championships in Riga, Latvia on Sept. 30–amongst them, Canadian marathon and half-marathon document holder Cam Levins, who will race the half-marathon. (Levins introduced he’ll contest the New York Metropolis Marathon on Nov. 5.) The occasion will embody the highway mile, 5K and half-marathon distances; a mass-participation highway race for most of the people can also be scheduled. 

The occasion, which replaces the World Half Marathon Championships, falls between the World Athletics Championships and the Pan American Video games, to be held Oct. 20 to Nov. 5 in Santiago, Chile. 

Beside Levins, the group consists of, amongst others, Canadian document holders Regan Yee (who will contest the highway mile) and Ben Flanagan (within the 5K), plus Sasha Gollish and Justin Kent within the half-marathon. All 4 just lately competed in Budapest, together with Kieran Lumb, Briana Scott and Julie-Anne Staehli.

Staff Canada

Right here is the entire checklist of athletes who will journey to Riga:

Athlete Occasion Hometown Membership Coach Department
Grace Featherstonhaugh Street Mile – Girls New Westminster, BC Oregon State College/Royal Metropolis Monitor & Subject Louie Quintana British Columbia
Regan Yee* Street Mile – Girls South Hazelton, BC Underneath Armour Stephen Haas British Columbia
Kieran Lumb* Street Mile – Males Vancouver, BC Vancouver Thunderbirds Andy Powell British Columbia
Robert Heppenstall Street Mile – Males Hamilton, ON Monte Cristo Phil Metal Ontario
Briana Scott* 5km – Girls Vancouver, BC Mile2Marathon Richard Lee British Columbia
Julie-Anne Staehli* 5km – Girls Lucknow, ON Staff New Stability Boston Mark Coogan Ontario
Ben Flanagan* 5km – Males Ann Arbor, ON Very Good Monitor Membership Ron Warhurst Ontario
Thomas Fafard 5km – Males Repentigny, QC CAUL Félix-Antoine Lapointe Quebec
Branna MacDougall Half Marathon – Girls Glenburnie, ON Physikult Steve Boyd Ontario
Sasha Gollish* Half Marathon – Girls Toronto, ON Royal Metropolis AT Terry Radchenko Ontario
Cam Levins Half Marathon –  Males Black Creek, BC Unattached Jim Finlayson British Columbia
Justin Kent* Half Marathon –  Males Burnaby, BC Coastal Monitor Membership Richard Lee British Columbia
Phil Parrot-Migas Half Marathon –  Males London, ON London Western Monitor and Subject Membership Dave Mills Ontario

* Competed on the 2023 World Athletics Championships


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