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Welcome to the Central Toronto Athletic Club

Welcome to the Central Toronto Athletic Club (CTAC), one of Toronto's  finest middle distance track and
cross country running clubs. We specialize 
in 400, 800, 1500, 3000 and 5000m track events.

CTAC offers age appropriate training programs for athletes aged 11 and up who are passionate 
about running. 
We train at facilities in the central Toronto area, including Sunnybrook Park, Monarch Park Stadium,
Leaside High School, and East York Collegiate. 

CTAC Picnic, Saturday May 30

CTAC will be holding it's annual picnic directly following training on Saturday, May 30. We will be
training in Sunnybrook Park at 10am. The picnic will be held just up the (park) road from our
training location, at Serena Gundy Park, the same site as last year.

All athletes and their families are invited to attend. 

The picnic is a potluck, please contact Amanda to let her know what you will bring.

Picnic Area 3 Directions: Enter the park from the Leslie\Eglinton entrance. Go right at the bottom of the hill. Turn left in to the parking lot at the first stop sign (just past the bathroom building) and park there. Cross the steel bridge in the back left corner of the parking lot and continue walking down the path (40m), take a left at the fork in the path.

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1500m Night

Twilight Meet

Outdoor Junior\Senior Championships

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see meet details
Check out our
latest meet results 


2015 Outdoor Training
and Meet Schedules

Bantam Midget1 Group

High School Group 

36 CTAC Athletes off to OFSAA Regional Qualifiers

Wow!!  36 CTAC athletes, are headed to their respective OFSAA Regional Championship Meet; the final qualifier for the 2015 OFSAA Track & Field Championships. They will compete in 61 individual events!! It promises to be a busy two days; Metro Regional May 27/28, Birchmount Stadium and Central Regionals (Jessie!) May 28/29, York University.  

Broken down by gender, we have 22 girls competing in 37 individual events and 14 boys competing in 24 events. These are remarkable numbers that not only reflect CTAC's commitment to excellence, but also the highly competitive nature of all our athletes.  Well done everyone!  


Thank You CTAC Families
CTAC Bantam Midget1 Group Raises $3,260 for 
World Vision Canada at Mississauga 5K

 11 CTAC Bantam Midget1 athletes, 1 parent and BM1 coach Brent competed at the Mississauga Marathon Weekend 5K on Saturday, May 2. Some of our young athletes competed with the goal
of helping raise money for the World Vision Clean Water Program in Rwanda. Emma, Kennedy
and Alex (pictured above) raised $1280 of the $3260 total dollars raised for this worthwhile
charity, along with BM1 coach Brent who has raised $1980 towards his goal of $11,300 in his
Ironman for Clean Water fundraiser that culminates in September. The funds that Brent raised
were all from CTAC families. Thank you very much to everyone that contributed, we appreciate
your generosity. 

Our CTAC 5K participants included Alex, Emma, Kennedy, Parker, Ireland, Rachel, Rebecca,
Sophie C., Chloe, Sarah P., Noah, Jim Graham and Brent. Our young athletes represented
CTAC very well at the event. Alex and Emma had top 10 overall (both genders) results, with Alex breaking the 8 year old course record (the overall course record for women) by over 20 seconds.
Alex, Emma, Sophie C. and Rebecca were the top 4 in the overall women's event. Each of our
CTAC athletes worked hard and had a great experience.

Congratulations to the participants, and thank you to the CTAC families that donated money to
World Vision. 

Pictures of the event



Small But Mighty CTAC Group Has
Great Showing at MTA Championships 

13 athletes from our Bantam Midget1 group represented CTAC well at the Minor Track Association Championships on March 21-22 at the TTFC. CTAC athletes came home with 6 medals and 11 top 10 finishes.

Congratulations to Alex Weir on winning the SG 1500m event and setting a new MTA Senior Girls record (the previous record was 12 years old), and a silver medal in the SG 800m. Jenni Dwyer won bronze in the SG 1500m. Congratulations to Myles De Castro, he won bronze in the AB 1500m and Silver in the AB 800m. Congratulations to Parker Hopkins on a bronze medal in the SG 800m event, Parker was 4th in the SG 400m event. Remy Cattell finished 4th in the SG 1500m.

Rebecca Snow and Rachel Donnelly posted big PB's in the SG 1500 and AG 800 respectively. Well done everyone!

 Maddy is a Mustang

Maddy Hilliard will be joining the University of Western Ontario Mustangs track program next season. Maddy has served as one of our team captains for the last two seasons.

Congratulations Maddy!

See a article with all the details here.


Alex Named MTA 
Athlete of Excellence 2014 

CTAC Bantam athlete Alex Weir has been named a Minor Track Association (MTA) Athlete of Excellence for the 2014 season. Alex was the MTA Senior Girls XC Champion, placed second in both the 800m and 1500m at the MTA indoor championship, and won the silver medal in the Hershey Mile.
Alex will receive her award at the MTA banquet on January 31. 

Congratulations Alex!

CTAC Youth Girls
 2014 National Cross Country Champions

17 CTAC athletes travelled to Vancouver to participate in the 2014 Athletics Canada Cross Country Championship on Saturday, November 29. CTAC athletes had a solid showing with the Youth Girls team bringing home a national championship, the Youth Boys team placing 7th, and  Saheed Khan placed 22nd in the Senior Men's race. 


Athletics Ontario 
Cross Country Championships

Athletics Ontario XC Championship 
Sunday, November 16

CTAC sends record number of athletes to provincial championship meet,
comes home with 2nd place overall team result


CTAC sent a club record 95 athletes to the 2014 Athletics Ontario Cross Country Championship in Niagara Falls on Sunday, November 16.

Congratulations to all of our athletes on a very successful cross country season. Our athletes put in a tremendous effort into the build up to the provincial championship and their efforts were rewarded with 7 team medals, and 7 individual medals.

CTAC (140 points) placed 2nd in the Overall Team Category to 2014 AO XC Champions Newmarket Huskies (143 points), with University of Toronto Track Club (108 points) placing 3rd.

Congratulations to the bantam girls (gold and bronze), bantam boys (silver), midget girls (silver), midget boys (bronze), youth girls (bronze) and the junior ladies (gold) on their team medals.

Congratulations also go out to gold medal winner Alex (bantam girls), silver medal winners Remy (bantam girls), Emily (midget girls), and Caroline (junior ladies), and bronze medal winners, Parker (bantam girls), Aleksa (midget girls) and Allison (junior ladies). Well done everyone.




CTAC Annual Awards Banquet

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Autumn Running in Sunnybrook Park

Practice is 90% physical / 10% mental
Championship meets are 10% physical / 90% mental

It Must be Cross-Country Season!

CTAC Bantam Midget1 athletes work with coach John during their XC season training in Sunnybrook Park. Check their meet results in the CTAC Race Summaries.

“It is not the will to win that matters - everyone has that. It is the will to prepare to
win that matters". 

Paul 'the Bear" Bryant

Emily Wins AO Athlete of the Year Award

Emily Cohen receives the Athletics Ontario Midget Female Athlete of the Year Award at the
AO Awards Banquet on Saturday, September 27. Emily is the first CTAC athlete to receive
this award. Congratulations Emily!

Midget/Youth/Juniors Open Their XC Season

Many of the young juniors used the Colt Classic in Milne Conservation Area, and the McQuaid Invitational in Rochester NY as their first race.

See details and results on our Race Summaries Page

2013/2014 Central Toronto Athletic Club

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