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Nkele Martin In its second year, the CTFL has grown from 128 to 232 athletes. The league features former Olympians, national champions and various Canadian record holders. Halfway through its 2023 season, CTFL athletes have seen huge success, such as Usheoritse Itsekiri, who ran the fastest 100m on Canadian soil with a time of 10.02 (+1.4). 2007-born Timeo Atonfo, Quinn Coughlin and Grace Streek will be competing against some of these superstars this season.  To put this into perspective, when 18 year-old Huskies long jumper Jonathan Balogun recorded 5.99m at the Sherwood Park Track Classic in 2012, Atonfo - who...

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Nkele Martin CTFL athletes dominated the hurdles event this past weekend at the Bob Vigars Classic in London, Ont.  Artics utility athlete Michelle Harrison and Bears core athlete David Adeleye ran a season's best 12.86 and 13.92, respectively.  While both athletes broke meet records, Harrison broke the stadium record of 13.16 that had been standing since 2001. Harrison said this run came at the end of  what she described as “a rough couple of weeks.”  “I was sick, I broke my finger, and had a little bit of a hamstring thing going on,” she said. Regardless of the setbacks, the...

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The second season of the Canadian Track and Field League (CTFL) began with a meet hosted by the University of Calgary Athletics Club, May 13-14 and a meet in Montreal hosted by Saint-Laurent Select on May 20th. These were the first 2 of what will be six meets this summer ending with the CTFL Championship in Ottawa on August 5th. The first two meets were highlighted by 100-meter, 200-meter and 400-meter sprints as well as Sprint hurdles for both men and women. Other events such as long distance 800 and 1500 meter runs as well as long jump and shot...

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Following the CTFL’s inaugural season, we are happy to announce our return for the 2023 season. However, this season is setting up to be much larger as we continue to innovate and add new dimensions to the league. We will be adding two new events which are the sprint hurdles and 5,000m. In addition the league will undergo a restructuring as it will utilize a new point system and create a playoff like format on the way to the championship.

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USATF’s Burning of $3.8 Million Following this weeks USATF 2021 financial statement release and the outcry from athletes and fans alike within social media after finding out that USATF CEO Max Siegel made $3.8 million leaving many top athletes underfunded, I figured it’d be a good time to speak up. With all this going on as well as it being just about a month away from our official 1-year anniversary as a league, I wanted tell everyone how the CTFL operates and how the league plans on helping the sport. USATF Financial Statement 2021 First off, the CTFL is a...

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