Monday, March 4, 2024

Watch Canadian athletes compete in Victoria for a spot at the 2024 Olympics


On your mark, get set, go!

The stage is set—Paris 2024 is just around the corner, and Canada’s athletes are eager for success.

The Victoria Track Classic has nurtured Olympic, Paralympic, and future stars since 1988—and this year it will be no different, as Canadian athletes descend upon Centennial Stadium at UVic this Sunday, July 16th.

General admission tickets are only $15, and kids aged 12 and under get in for FREE—you can grab your tickets here!

Local athletes like Debbie Scott, Dave Campbell, and Angela Chalmers achieved international success after dazzling at the Track Classic.

Presented by the RunSport Victoria Society, this year’s Classic is the final stop in the National Track & Field Tour—this means athletes will be competing for Nationals and a chance to represent Canada at Paris 2024.

Watch men, women and children compete in classic Track & Field events such as javelin, shot put, and races ranging from 100-metre all of the way up to 3000-metre!

Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to experience the future of Canadian athletics in your own backyard!

You can check out the event’s full schedule here.

RunSport’s Victoria Track Classic

  • Where: Centennial Stadium at UVic, 1901 McKenzie Avenue
  • When: Sunday, July 16thGates open at noon for preliminary events, and the formal event program begins at 1 p.m.
  • Tickets: Beat the line and grab yours online here!
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