Masters Program


All Masters are Welcome At Spartans !

Coaches

Age Category

  • Athletes age 30 and up;

Program Philosophy

Calgary Spartans Track Club Welcomes all Masters and Sub-Masters to take part, at all levels of ability to come and be a part of the beautiful family of track and field at Spartans.
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Calgary Spartans Track Club promotes and coordinates training for Masters and Sub-Masters age athletes at all levels, starting from local to international level competition.

Membership is open to anyone who is interested in Masters and Sub-Masters track and field training and competing.

“Masters” are defined as women and men 35 and over. Therefore, Masters championships competition is limited to those ages, in 5-year age groups, up to the age of the oldest competitor.

“Sub-Masters” are defined as women and men younger than the official Masters ages but are at least 30 years old.

Practice Times and Locations

Outdoor Fall Season:  September to October 31 or the first snow

Remember to dress for the weather and bring a water bottle.

 Coach Dale: Base training starts in mid-September from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Meet at St. Andrews Hill, on the west side of University Drive, 2504 – 13th Avenue N.W. just south of McMahon Stadium.   Parking is available at the south end of the field.

Coach Gabriel: Base training starts in mid-September. Tuesdays train on the grass at 5:00 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. at Silver Springs Elementary School at the corner of Silver Ridge Drive and Silver Springs Blvd NW. Thursdays, we are doing hills at 5:00 p.m. and/or 6:15 p.m. at the Bow River Pathway on Silver Springs Road N.W. Saturdays 11:00 a.m. and Sundays 10:30 a.m. at Foothills Track.

Indoor Training Period:  November to March

All training is at Jack Simpson and Calgary Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary

Indoor Practice Schedules:

  • Coach Dale: The group meets at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays (hurdles), Wednesdays and Fridays.
    • Monday:
      • 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval
      • 7:15 – 8:15 p.m. weights at the Foothills stadium weights room
    • Tuesday: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval
    • Wednesday:
      • 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval
      • 7:15 – 8:15 p.m. weights at the Foothills stadium weights room
    • Thursday: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval
    • Friday:
      • 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval
      • 7:15 – 8:15 p.m. weights at the Foothills stadium weights room
    • Saturday: break
    • Sunday: break
  • Coach Gabriel:
    • Monday: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. weights at the Foothills stadium weights room
    • Tuesday: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval
    • Wednesday: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. weights at the Foothills stadium weights room
    • Thursday: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval
    • Friday: break
    • Saturday: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at University of Calgary Jack Simpson Arena
    • Sunday: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval

Outdoor Training Period:  April to August

All training is at Foothills Athletic Park Track, 2424 – University Drive N.W., directly north of McMahon Stadium. Remember to dress for the weather and bring a water bottle.

Outdoor Practice Schedules:

  • Coach Dale: Spring and summer training is from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays (hurdles only), Wednesdays and Fridays.
  • Coach Gabriel: Spring and summer training is from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

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