Team Ultra Throw Well Represented at Canadian Masters Championships

Dave Uliis and Harnek Toor medal in the hammer.

Dave Uliis and Harnek Toor medal in the hammer.

The Canadian Masters Track & Field Championships were hosted in western Canada this year to the delight of west coast athletes, and team Ultra Throw was very well represented at the event which was hosted by Oceans Athletics from August 3 - 5, 2018 at the South Surrey Athletic Park. 

Competing for Ultra Throw along with athletes from across the country (and from New Zealand, the US and India) was: Andrew Arthur, Mohan Bains, Rose Hare, John Hodgson, David Kotula, Andrew Natale, Harnek Toor, Gabriella Moro, Johannes Peters, Elisabeth Rollins, Robbin Whachell, Celina Wong, and David Ulis.

The team garnered over 60 medals collectively.

Congratulations to Johanne 'Jo' Peters (64) who broke a record for the Throws Pentathlon with 3619 points.

Full results from the event can be found HERE

Dave Kotula received bronze in shot put. 

Dave Kotula received bronze in shot put. 

Gabriella Moro competing in shot put. 

Gabriella Moro competing in shot put. 

Robbin Whachell with her javelin silver (55+)

Robbin Whachell with her javelin silver (55+)

Flight Schedule announced for March 24 Ultra Throw Festival in Langley

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Date:    Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Where: McLeod Athletic Park, Langley, BC
Who:    Senior (ages 20 – 34) & Masters (ages 35 and up)
Cost:     1st event = $12, 2nd event = $10, 3rd event = $8, 4th event & up = $6 each

Throws Triathlon (must be registered for Shot Put, Discus & Javelin)
Throws Pentathlon (must be registered for Hammer, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin & Weight)
Note: Registration is now CLOSED.
Hosted by: Ultra Throw Club

BONUS! Ultra Throw will provide pizza, snacks and water for all participants, officials and volunteers

SCHEDULE:   Flight 1

12: 15 p.m.    Super Weight
12:45 p.m.    Hammer
 1:45 p.m.     (Half-hour lunch break - pizza)
 2: 15 p.m.    Shot put
 3:15 p.m.     Discus
 4:15 p.m.     Javelin
 5:15 p.m.     Weight

Guaranteed: 6 Throws per Event
Hammer/Shot Put/Discus/Javelin/Weight/Super Weight PLUS
Throws Triathlon (Shot Put /Discus/Javelin) and Throws Pentathlon (Hammer/Shot Put/Discu s/Javelin/Weight)

The first 3 attempts in each event are the ones used to determine the scores in the Throws Triathlon and the  Throws Pentathlon. Where an individual is registered for both the Throws Triathlon and the Throws Pentathlon, the first 3attempts are scored for the Pentathlon and the last 3 attempts are scored for the Triathlon.

We run a floating schedule; events may run ahead of schedule and athletes should be prepared to compete in their next event 45 minutes ahead of the scheduled start time.

Organizers will supply implements; however, participants can weight-in their personal implements at 11 am.

Questions? Email ultrathrow@gmail.com

Ultra Throw Holds Inaugural Awards Banquet

Rose Hare (left) receives the Ultra Cup presented by Harnek Toor and club president Dave McDonald. (Photo: Owen Wong) 

Rose Hare (left) receives the Ultra Cup presented by Harnek Toor and club president Dave McDonald. (Photo: Owen Wong) 

Surrey, BC - It was the perfect ending for a very successful year!  The inaugural awards banquet of the throwing club, Ultra Throw was a huge success.  Members of the two year old club, along with guests, meet officials and sponsors gathered at Ricky's All Day Grill in Surrey on November 4, 2017 to enjoy a buffet dinner, camaraderie, and a brief presentation of awards and honours. 

After the feast, Ultra’s newest hardware became the center of attention.  Thanks to a sponsorship from Harnek Toor (member), Gurinder Toor (Alpha House Mortgage Corporation) and Alan Utting (AK Designer Home Improvements Ltd.), there were three perpetual trophies to hand out.  

Sponsor of the Year was awarded to Gurinder Toor from  Alpha House Mortgage Corporation  and received in his absence by his uncle Harnek Toor.  Presenting was Carolyn McKinley and Dave McDonald (Photo: Owen Wong)

Sponsor of the Year was awarded to Gurinder Toor from Alpha House Mortgage Corporation and received in his absence by his uncle Harnek Toor.  Presenting was Carolyn McKinley and Dave McDonald (Photo: Owen Wong)

Taking home two of the new trophies, was BC Masters athlete, Rose Hare. Rose won the Challenge Trophy’ (aggregate throws pentathlon point total for Ultra Throw Festivals (#1 - #3) and the ‘Ultra Cup’ (single highest throws pentathlon points scored in Ultra Throw Festivals (#1 – 3).  

The Ultra ‘Ambassador of the Year’ went to Harnek Toor for his extraordinary contributions of displaying all the positive qualities in character, integrity and deeds towards the promotion of Ultra Throw and the throwing community.  

In addition to the three perpetual trophies, a ‘Sponsor of the Year’ plaque was presented to Gurinder Toor from Alpha House Mortgage Corporation for his generous donations this year and last.  

The complete list of performances and awards can be found HERE.  

After the awards presentations, conversations revolved on reminiscing about the year’s past accomplishments, new friendships were made and common interests were shared.  The perfect end to an enjoyable evening.

Rose Hare (center) with her two awards at the Ultra Throw banquet on November 4.   (Photo: Owen Wong) 

Rose Hare (center) with her two awards at the Ultra Throw banquet on November 4.   (Photo: Owen Wong) 

The Ultra Throw season has come to an end, now it's time to rest, relax and recoup for the start of Ultra’s next season starting in the spring.  During the off season, Ultra’s directors will put together the framework for a successful 2018.  

This year's directors are: Dave McDonald (President), John Hodgson (Vice President), Carolyn McKinley (Treasurer), Robbin Whachell (Media/PR) and Rose Hare (Registrar).

As this was the very first awards banquet for the Club, mention of all those present is pertinent. All those in attendance were: Dave McDonald, Carolyn McKinley,  Derek McKinley, Rae Vezina, Celina Wong, Yoshiko and John Hodgson, Al and Lori Graham,  Frances Steinfield, Rose and David Hare, Owen and Leona Wong, Harnek Toor, Ramon Toor, Alan and Alex Utting, Robbin Whachell, Gabriella Moro,  Dave and Sarah Ulis, Mohan Bains, Betsy and Jim Rollins, and Ron Heron. 

For more photos, check out our Facebook album HERE.

‘Ambassador of the Year’ went to  Harnek Toor , presented by Club president Dave McDonald. 

‘Ambassador of the Year’ went to Harnek Toor, presented by Club president Dave McDonald. 

Registration Underway for Ultra Throw Fall Festival in Langley

Ultra Throws Summer Festival 2017

Ultra Throws Summer Festival 2017

Ultra Throw will once again be hosting another throws festival on Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at McLeod Athletic Park, in Langley. (See MAP)

The festival is open to Senior (ages 20 – 34) and Masters (ages 35 and up)

Registration is done on trackie.reg  and the registration deadline is Friday, October 13th.

Your 1st event is $12, 2nd event is $10, 3rd event is $8, and all additional events are $6 each.

Throws Triathlon (must be registered for Shot Put, Discus and Javelin)
Throws Pentathlon (must be registered for all 5 (five) events)
A lunch is provided for all competitors, officials and volunteers!

Please note that the first 3 attempts in each event are the ones used to determine the scores in the Throws Triathlon and the Throws Pentathlon. Where an individual is registered for both the Throws Triathlon and the Throws Pentathlon, the first 3 attempts are scored for the Pentathlon and the last 3 attempts are scored for the Triathlon.

We run a floating schedule; events may run ahead of schedule and athletes should be prepared to compete in their next event 45 minutes ahead of the scheduled start time.

Organizers will supply implements; however, participants can weight-in their personal implements at 9 am.

Selection to Flight 1 or 2 will be done after entries are closed. Flight lists will be available on Ultra Throw website (ultrathrow.com) on Saturday, October 14th, 2017. No day of meet entries allowed.

Event Schedule - participants selecting only individual events will be placed in one of the 2 flights:

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Questions can be directed to: Dave McDonald at ultrathrow@gmail.com

FLIGHT LIST

2017 Ultra Throws Festival #3 - August 13 in Surrey

A group photo from our last Ultra Throw event in May 2017

A group photo from our last Ultra Throw event in May 2017

Individual Events (Guaranteed: 6 Throws per Event) Hammer/Shot Put/Discus/Javelin/Weight PLUS
Throws Triathlon
(Shot Put/Discus/Javelin)
&
Throws Pentathlon (Hammer/Shot Put/Discus/Javelin/Weight)
&
ULTRA WEIGHT PENTATHLON


On Sunday, August 13, 2017 our third event of the year will take place at South Surrey Athletic Park in Surrey, B.C.  for Seniors and Masters (20 yrs +).  Individual Events are only $8 each.

Throws Triathlon $8 (must be registered for Shot Put, Discus and Javelin)
Throws Pentathlon $8 (must be registered for all 5 (five) events)
Ultra Weight Pentathlon $8 (must be registered in the Weight and the Super Weight)

Note that our ENTRY DEADLINE IS 8:00 p.m., Friday August 11, 2017
(No “Day of Event” Registration Permitted)

Registration is by trackie.reg

NOTE: The first 3 attempts in each event are the ones used to determine the scores in the Throws Triathlon and the Throws Pentathlon. If an individual is registered for both; the first 3 attempts will be scored for the Throws Pentathlon and the final 3 attempts will be scored for the Throws Triathlon. For the Ultra Weight Pentathlon, the first 3 attempts in the Weight and the Super Weight will be scored, along with 3 heavier weights as determined by age and gender.
Organizers will supply implements; however, participants can weight-in their personal implements at 9 am. Selection to Flight 1 or 2 will be done after entries are closed. Flight lists will be available on Ultra Throw website (ultrathrow.com) on Saturday, August 12th, 2017.

Ultra Weight Pentathlon is offered as a demonstration only – not recognized by BC Athletics
Event Schedule – participants selecting only individual events will be placed in one of the 2 flights.

Questions can be directed to: Dave McDonald at   ultrathrow@gmail.com

Questions can be directed to:
Dave McDonald at
ultrathrow@gmail.com