Athlete of the Month

November 2018
Makie Ohler
Makie had the top UTTC AG score (82.52%)
at the National Cross Country in Kingston.
Then she was 2nd place W55
at the California International Marathon in 3:12.08


September 2018
Makie Ohler

Makie won the Bronze in the Half Marathon at the Worlds in Malaga
She also won Team Bronze Medals in the Half and Cross Country
May 2018
Amy Ballon
W45 Amy was the First Master and the 4th Female Overall at the Toronto Half Marathon on May 6th. She finished in 1:26.49
Photo by Joy Kramarish

June 2017
Sasha Golish
Sasha won the Stumptown Twilight 5000 in Portland OR on June 16 in 15:24.12 – 2.12 seconds over the qualifying standard for London World’s. The CAN record is 17.01.3. Ranks her #4 in the 5000 in Canada.
May 2017
Debbie Zinman
W45 Debbie ran a very good 100m in 14.22 (84.4%) into a head wind at the UTTC Allcomers. It was a new Club Record

April 2017
Simon Rayner
Simon ran 17:51.5 in the Bum Run 5K – the only Club Age Graded mark over 80% this month

March 2017
Lynn Kobayashi
Lynn won the Silver medal in the 3000m at the World Masters Indoor Championships in Daegu Korea

February 2017
Sasha Gollish
Sasha ran the Mile at the Athletics Canada Championships in Montreal in 4:40.19 – breaking the W35 CAN Record by 27 seconds. The record has stood for 33 years!
(photo credit: Athletics Canada/Yves Longpre)sasha-gollish
January 2017
Peter Zowkewych
Peter won the Gold and broke the CAN in the Indoor Heptathlon at the USATF Championships with 4235 points and set an ONT Record in the High Jump of 1.45m
August 2016
W55 4X400m Relay Team
Heather O’Hagen, Clara Northcott, Lynn Kobayashi, Joy Kamarish
broke the CAN record in 5:51

Relay 4X4 W55

July 2016
Vern Christensen
Vern broke the M75 CAN Steeple record three times!
Vern sm
May 2016
Gary McColeman
M75 Gary improved his 400m time by 5 seconds since last year
Fitness Day - Gary
April 2016
Coach Walter Faion
Walter raced 4 out of 5 weekends during the month – Around the Bay 30K, Spring Run Off 8K, Oakville 10K, and the Toronto Marathon
Toronto Marathon - Walter
March 2016
John ‘Run Like’ Helliker
John won the Gold in the 1500m with a AG 86.54% (Masters Points 180.3) and a Silver medal at the Nationals in the 800m with a AG 83.76% (Masters Points 173.2)CMA Indoors - John H
February 2016
Stuart Galloway
Stuart broke TWO Indoor CAN records – the 1500m in 4:26.22, and the 5000m in 16:26 shortly after turning M55
OMA Indoors - Stuart
January 2016
Peter Zowkewych
Peter broke the M65 CAN Record with 4080 points in the Indoor Heptathlon at the USATF Championships. He broke the ONT High Jump and Long Jump records at the event. He also broke the ONT records in the Triple Jump and Shot Put at OMA Mini Meet #1

Peter Z

November 2015
Rita Botelho
Rita was first W55 at the Sunnybrook 8K, first W55 at the Provincial XC and second at the National XC CHampionships

Rita 2

October 2015
Anthony MacIsaac
Anthony was our highest AG scorer at the Sunnybrook 8K and has been consistently in the top two all season
Don's - Tony
September 2015
Stuart Galloway
Stuart was the highest AG% score at Taylor Creek at 89.35% – one of the highest scores ever at a Masters Cross Country race!


August 2015
Annie Bunting
Annie won the Silver in the W50 800m at the World Championships in Lyon in 2:28.35  She also won the Bronze in the 1500m in 5:01.73
Lyon - Annie 1500m F
July 2015
Kate Cochrane-Brink
Kate broke the W45 CAN record with a 1:14.18 in the 400m Hurdles at the Canadian Masters Championships in St Catharines

Kate - Featured Image sm

June 2015
Peter Zowkewych
Peter won the Gold medal at the South-Eastern USATF
Masters Championships in the Pentathlon,
breaking M60 club records for points and in the 200m
Peter Zowkewych
May 2015
Jay Foubert
Jay ran a 11.67 PB in the 100m at the UTTC Tuesday Twilight May 26th – now 6th in the World Rankings
Outdoor Champs Jay F
April 2015
Keijo Taivassalo
Keijo was the first M75 at the Boston Marathon in 3:35
a few days later, he ran 22:56 in the Bum Run 5K
Boston - Keijo
March 2015
Chris Lemassif
Coach Chris (lane 5) went to the European Masters Championships in Torun Poland – setting M45 Club Records in the 60m and 200m
Chris Lemassif - Poland
February 2015
Kate Cochrane-Brink
Kate scored 40 points at the OMA Indoor Championships
OMA Indoors Kate
January 2015
Nancy Catton
Nancy ran the 60m, 200m, and 400m in Mini Meet #2
setting W45 Club Records in all three events
MM#2 - Nancy 2
December 2014
Mark Sterling
Mark ran the California Marathon in early December, 3:01:13
which was over a 3 minute PB!

Mark Sterling 2

November 2014
W30 Joan Chung
Joan ran 3:07:31 at the New York Marathon in cold, very windy conditions – a huge PB

Joan - NYM

October 2014
M40 Michal Kapral
Michal broke the World Joggling Record in the Half Marathon in 1:20:40 at the Toronto Waterfront event

Michal WR
September 2014
W50 Annie Bunting
Annie was 2nd W50 in the Fifth Avenue Mile
in New York with a stunning 5:22 – 92.92% Age Grade
Annie 5th Avenue 2014
August 2014
M60 Peter Zowkewych
Peter competed at the NCCWMA Championships in
Costa Rica – Gold in the High Jump (ONT record), Silver – Pentathlon, Silver -Javelin (PB), Bronze -Shot,  Discus (PB)
Costa Rica - Peter
July 2014
M50 Mike Sherar
Mike ran the anchor leg of the 4X800 Relay team
that broke the World Record at the CMA Champs.
He also won 2 Golds and a Silver at the USATF meet
Mike WS
June 2014
M40 Nigel John
Nigel jumped 6.59m in the Long Jump
at the OMA Championships. This jump would have placed him 2nd in both Porto Alegre and Budapest.
May 2014
W35 Marie-Josée Le Jour
MJ broke the World Record in the W35 Throws Pentathlon with an incredible 4,047 pts
MJ TPent WR May 17 14
April 2014
W30 Joan Chung
Joan exemplifies the perseverance that all our Club members made in training for the Boston Marathon.
Joan finished in 3:17:45
Joan - Boston
March 2014
Coach Paul Osland
 Paul won the Silver in the M50 800m at the World Championships – breaking the CAN record. He also broke the CAN in the 1500m, and broke four CAN records at the CMA Championships
February 2014
Khama Beckles
Khama broke the CAN record in the 60m in 8.02 and the ONT record in the 200 in 26.92
Indoor Champs 13 Khama
January 2014
Marie-Josee Le Jour  &  Mike Sherar
MJ broke her own Canadian Record
in the W35 Weight Throw
Mike broke the CAN Record in the M50 800m
November 2013
UTTC Masters Cross Country Team
The Team went from a third place last season to finish as the second place Club in the
Cross Country Series in Ontario
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October 2013
M45 Chris Warburton
Chris was 5th in the 100m and 8th in the 200m at the World Championships in Brazil
September 2013
W30 Marie-Josee Le Jour
Marie-Josee had a 4th place finish in the Discus at the World Jeux De La Francophonie in Nice, France.
She threw a season’s best 51.73 Marie Josee 3
August 2013
W35 Khama Beckles
Khama had two 4th place finishes in the 100m (12.65) and 200m (26.45) at the World Masters Games in Torino Italy.
Both were run into a headwind and both are Club Records
Khama Beckles
July 2013
M60 John ‘Run Like’ Helliker
John won both the M60 800m and the 1500m at the Ontario Championships – making him #1 Ranked in the country. His times would have medalled at the
last World Championships
OMA Outdoors - John H
May 2013
W40 Amy Ballon
Amy ran her first track race at the UTTC Twilight Meet – finishing the 3000m in 11:45 – which was faster than her 1000 interval pace at the workouts!AOTY - May 2013
April 2013
M40 Ming Tsai
Ming was first overall in the Waterloo Half Marathon on April 28th in a time of 1:18:24Ming - Winning Waterloo Half
March 2013
W35 Khama Beckles
Khama broke the Canadian W35 50m record, the 60m record twice, and the Ontario 200m record
Indoors 2013 Khama
February 2013
W55 Lynn Kobayashi
Lynn broke the Canadian W55 Indoor 5000m
twice in the month
Mini Meet #3 Lynn
January 2013
W35 Khama Beckles
Khama ran the 60m at the Fred Foot meet at the AC on Jan 19th equaling her ONT record of 8.24
Mini Meet #2 Khama
November 2012
M60 John Helliker
won the very tough M60 division at the Ontario Cross Country Championships in KingstonKingston M60 John Helliker
October 2012
M40 Michal Kapral
won the Trapline Marathon in Newfoundland on October 13th in a course record 2:59:32 ….while Joggling!

September 2012
M35 Jay Brecher
won the OMA Taylor Creek 5K Cross Country race overall…..just nicking M50 Chris Deighan in a sprint to the finish line.
Jay Broke Phil Oreopolos’ Course Record
August 2012
Jay Foubert
Jay was the Canadian M40 100m Champion, and 200m Silver Medalist in Saint John. He is the #1 ranked M40 100m Sprinter in Canada –
with the four fastest times all year

July 2012
Chris Lemassif
Chris was the Ontario M45 Champion in the 100m, 200m, and 400m at the OMA Championships on July 29th.
Chris ran some of his fastest times since 2009!
June 2012
Leanna Lee
W25 Leanna was the 7th Pro Woman in the
New Orleans 5150 Triathlon in 2:20:15
May 2012
Mel White
Mel White M50  ran the 100m 13.34 (83.37%) and the 200m 27.21 (83.52%) at the 1st Tuesday Twilight Meet.
Mel had a huge half-a-second PB in the 100 and
over-a-full-second PB in the 200
April 2012
Lynn Kobayashi
Lynn won the W55 division at the Toronto 10K in 43:26 and scored a 86.81% Age Grade (her highest ever)
with a 21:04 finish in a 5K
March 2012
John Helliker
John won the Canadian Championship M60 1500m against stiff competition and broke the Meet Record in the event

January/February 2012
Andre Mitchell                Annie Bunting
Andre won the Ontario Championships M35 200m in a 24.43 PB.  He also set a 7.51 PB in the 60m at the meet.
Annie broke the CAN Indoor 5000m record, the ONT Indoor 1500m record, and won the 800m at the Ontario Championships
November 2011
Lynda de Boer
Lynda was the W50 Ontario Cross Country Champion with the 15th highest AG% score (83.3%). She also won the W50 diamond at the Run For The Diamonds in Berwick PA

October 2011
Nicky Slovitt
Nicky set a massive PB in the Waterfront Half Marathon and ran the very challenging Sunnybrook 8K Cross Country – her first XC race
September 2011
Annie Bunting
Annie won the W40-49 division of the Fifth Avenue Mile in New York on September 24th
August 2011
Kevin Farr
Kevin ran three road races – Carrotfast in Bradford, the OMA Championships finishing first M40 in 17:20, Slainte Summer Classic 5K 3rd Overall and 1st M40, Ingersoll Harvest Run 5K in 18:15 – 2nd Overall and 1st M40
July 2011
Mike Sherar
Mike won the Gold Medal in the 800m and Silver in the 400m at the World Masters Championships in Sacramento. He was also part of the Bronze medal winning
4X400m Relay Team
June 2011
UTTC Team at the Canadian Championships
UTTC was the first place Club at the Canadian Masters Championships at Varsity

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