By Arwynn Russell, Brodie Patry and Sam Folden
Begbie View Elementary students
After our wonderful BVE track meet in May, many athletes from Grades 4 to 7 qualified for this year’s District Track, which was held last week at the Centennial Track.
Everyone did their best and had fun. We wanted to thank our teacher sponsors, give a special recognition to Ms. Sarah Newton and a thank you to parents for cheering on all he students — not just their own kids.
We had a rare event as a number of records were broken at District Track by our BVE runners:
- Kaity Herle a Grade 7 student, broke the 400-meter record from 1990 by 1/10th of a second;
- Amy Harder a Grade 6 student, broke the 100-meter that was set in 2004 and beat it by 1/3 of a second; and
- Fia Cameron a Grade 5 student, broke the 800-meter set in 1982 by 1 second.
BVE runners showed that they have great teamwork too: Grade 4 boys, Grade 5 girls, Grade 5 girls, Grade 6 girls and Grade 7 boys won the 4 x 100 metre relay for BVE this year at District Track.
Here are some photos from the event that we hope you’ll enjoy: