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.
Note: Periodically we are forced to move training indoors on Saturdays due to inclement weather.
Please check this notice every Saturday morning for a venue update.
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.
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.
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
CTAC Medals at AO Junior Provincials
Congratulations to all CTAC athletes that competed at the 2014 Athletics Ontario Junior/Senior Outdoor
Track & Field Championships. The event was held in Ottawa. Four athletes competed over two days
(July 19/20) in four events; JM 400m, JW 1500m, JM 800m & JW 800m. CTAC athletes won 2 silver
and 2 bronze medals. Along the way 2 new personal bests were established. The not so secret to
our success was our unique IST (integrated support team) comprised of 8 parents, 1 grandparent, 2
aunts, 2 uncles, 3 cousins and 3 siblings.
Emily Cohen Silver JW 800m & 1500m
Allison Anderson Bronze JW 1500m
Michael Petersen Bronze JMJ 400m
Congratulations to all!
Au Revoir Ste. Therese
It was an exciting weekend of races in Sainte Therese, Quebec for CTAC at the Canadian Junior
Track & Field Championships. Four athletes, Allison Anderson, Maddy Hilliard, Caroline Lampard
and Kate Stewart represented CTAC at our first ever Junior Nationals. There was much to be excited
about; Allie advanced to the JW 1500m Final, finishing 10th and Maddy’s new personal best time in the 3000m, bettering her old mark by 14 seconds.
Allison Anderson – 4:40.37 (10th)
Maddy Hilliard – 10:16.74 (20th) PB
Caroline Lampard – 10:08.43 (14th)
Kate Steward – 2:23.14 (DNA)
Complete results can be found here
Race videos can be found here
Sarah, Jenni, Alex, Ireland, Parker, Mac and Julia ham it up for the camera at the TDSB
City Championships Meet.
CTAC athletes had a great day at the TDSB City Championships on Tuesday, June 10. Our young athletes entered 11 events on the track and came home with 17 medals.
Click here for all the details.........
Aly sets the pace early in her OFSAA Junior Girls 800 event. Aly took the bronze in the 800 to
go with her 1500m gold.
Congratulations to all CTAC athletes that competed at the 2014 OFSAA Track & Field Championships. Thirteen athletes qualified to compete through their local and regional meets. It was a very exciting
weekend of races. CTAC athletes won 4 gold and 2 bronze medals. Along the way 6 new personal bests were established.
Congratulations to CTAC's 3 gold medallists; Michael Petersen JB 400m, Emily Cohen MG 1500m &
Allie Anderson JG 1500m at OFSAA 2014.
Michael Petersen prepares for launch in his 400m event at OFSAA. Aly, Emily and Dave celebrate
Aly's JG bronze, and Emily's MG gold in their 800m events.
CTAC athletes brought home a total of 6 medals from this year's OFSAA Track ad Field Championships in Mississauga. Our medal winners were Emily Cohen, gold in Midget Girls 800m and 1500m, Aly Anderson, gold in Junior Girls 1500m and bronze in 800m, Michael Petersen, gold in Junior Boys 400m, and Kylee Raftis, bronze in Midget Girls 3000m.
Stay tuned for all the details in our Race Summaries.......
Thirteen OFSAA bound CTAC athletes are introduced at our summer picnic on Saturday, May 30. See below for more information.
A big thanks to Amanda Lampard for organizing this year's picnic. There was a great turnout and
plenty of good food to feed our hungry athletes.