Hamilton Olympic Club

HOC Launches Para Athletics Virtual Home Program

February 6, 2021

The Hamilton Olympic Club in partnership with OT Fitness Educational Services has produced a series of videos for club members registered in our Para Athletics Program.   The program is called Fun-In-Athletics and the first two (2) videos in the series will be launched on February 6, 2021.   For additional information on our Fun-In-Athletics […]

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2020 Annual General Meeting

December 1, 2020

Our Annual General Meeting will be held virtually 7:30 to 9:30 pm on Wednesday Dec 2. A link to join the meeting will be sent out in our newsletter. To view the reports that will be presented that evening, CLICK HERE.

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Passing of Rhona Trott

August 19, 2019

It is with profound sadness that we pass on the news that club registrar, coach and athlete, Rhona Trott, passed away recently in her home. Rhona was an integral part of the Hamilton Olympic Club for a period spanning fifty years. She began her time with the club as an athlete, and never gave that […]

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Royal Canadian Legion: District B Meet

June 22, 2019

Results Meet Photos

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January 3, 2019

HAMILTON OLYMPIC CLUB – ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET Friday, January 25, 2019 – 6 PM Germania Club https://hamiltonolympicclub.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/save-the-date-awards-banquet.pdf

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Sport Hamilton – Breakfast of Champions

December 5, 2018

On Monday, December 3, Sport Hamilton held its  Breakfast of Champions.   Athletes, who had won provincial championships or who had represented Hamilton or Ontario at national and international competitions, along with their respective coaches, were invited to attend this annual event and be recognized for their achievements. Various student athletes were presented with awards for […]

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MTA Provincial Cross Country Championships

November 14, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018 Georgian Bay Community School Athletic Field 2018 MTA XC All Results Revised Oct 28  

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Passing of Patrick (Paddy) Oliver Farrelly

FARRELLY, Patrick (Paddy) Oliver July 11, 1935 – October 24, 2018 After a courageous fight with a year-long illness, he was surrounded by his loving family. Paddy is survived by his devoted wife Angela. Dearest father of Julie (Paul), Kevin (Laura), Colin, Wendy (Mike) and Lori Fulsom. Beloved Grandad of Erica (Saman), Taylor, Kyra, Maya, Connor, […]

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Spring Training Times and Locations

April 14, 2018

As of May 1 all groups will be training at Mohawk Sports Park (Mohawk Road and Upper Kenilworth), at the track facility just east of Bernie Arbour Stadium. To view on Google Maps, click here. During April all training sessions will be at McMaster University outdoor track. Intermediate (MTA): Tues and Thurs 6pm to 7.30pm  Senior Sprints: Mon, Tues and […]

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Jasmine Buckridge excels in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

September 12, 2017

It’s exciting to read about Jasmine being named cross-country athlete of the week! http://www.philaurams.com/sports/wxc/2017-18/releases/20170905nel96i#.Wa9xDbThaA8.email

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“Brittany Stenekes’ Summer Sizzled”

Excellent article in the Hamilton Spectator on Brittany’s stellar summer: https://www.thespec.com/sports-story/7544743-brittany-stenekes-definitely-on-a-fast-track/

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August 30, 2017

Hamilton Olympic Club’s Youth Development Program (YDP) is starting up again this Tuesday, September 5th at 5:30 p.m. Owing to the renovations being done at the track at Mohawk Sports Park, the fall program will take place at Sackville Hill Park, corner of Mohawk Road and Upper Wentworth. Sessions are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 […]

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Tremendous Success at the National Championships!

August 15, 2017

A quick report from the national championships.  It was an extraordinary weekend. New PB’s were established in 5 events! HOC athletes took home 8 gold medals (5 individual, 3 relay), 1 silver, and 1 bronze. In alphabetical order: Daunte Henriques: Silver, 4x100M (New PB) Myles Misener-Daley: Gold 100M (there was just a bit of wind, […]

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Exceptional Results at the Royal Canadian Legion and Youth National Championships in Brandon Manitoba.

August 14, 2017

Left to right:   Myles Misener-Daley, Randy Tshikuna, Faiya Robinson, Marqus Rookwood, Alec Purnell, Daunte Henriques    Missing:   Declan Sutherland-Case   Another outstanding performance by HOC athletes at the Royal Canadian Legion and Youth National Championships in Brandon Manitoba. Club athletes won an astonishing SEVEN medals this weekend. Leading the way was Myles Misener-Daley […]

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Brittany Stenekes wins gold at Canada Summer Games!!

August 12, 2017

Brittany Stenekes won gold in the 100 m hurdles at the Canada Summer Games!  She pulled out another huge PB performance in her final run of the season. Her race today finishes her season – ranked #1 in Canada. Way to go Britt!! Video of Medal Presentation

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Nifaiya Robinson and Declan Sutherland-Case Selected for International Children’s Games

July 8, 2017

Very shortly, two of our athletes will be departing for Kaunas City, Lithuania. Nifaiya Robinson and Declan Sutherland-Case were selected to run for Team Hamilton at the International Children’s Games. Good luck guys, race well and have fun!

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Brittany Stenekes and Jenna Smith named to Pan-Am Junior Team!

Brittany Stenekes and Jenna Smith have both been named to the Pan-American Junior team competing in Trujillo, Peru July 21 – 23.  It goes without saying that being named to a national team is an outstanding achievement and to have two of our own in the same year is very special. A big shout out to […]

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150 meters for 150 years

June 22, 2017

Looking for a perfect way to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday? HOC and McMaster University have found the perfect solution! Race 150 m at the Hamilton Twilight Meet to celebrate 150 years of Canada! Click here for details

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May 28, 2017 – Brent McFarlane Classic

May 30, 2017

Brent McFarlane Classic hosted by Invictus Athletics and Kitchener-Waterloo TFA Jacob Hespeler SS, Cambridge – 28/05/2017 Results Cambridge results 2017

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May 20 2017 MTA Meet Results

Wonderful performances by all our athletes at the 27th Gord Rusby Memorial Meet, May 20, 2017, at Corpus Christi CHS, Burlington.  Click here for full results

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Spring Outdoor Season!!

April 12, 2017

Start dates for our Spring Outdoor Training season are: Senior speed/power                 April 11 Senior middle distance             April 11 Throwers                                      April 18 Intermediate   […]

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Exceptional Results at MTA Championship March 25-26 2017!

April 1, 2017

What an amazing weekend. Everyone’s hard work over the season definitely paid off. Out of 48 events our athletes had personal best results in 39 !!! Highlights: Nick 2nd in the long jump, 2nd triple jump, 1st in the 400m and 4th in the 200m Matthias, Daniel and Domenic in the 60m final ! ( […]

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Kristen Matthews breaks Ontario Masters High Jump Record

March 5, 2017

On February 26, at the Ontario Masters Athletics indoor championship meet,  Kristen Matthews broke the high  jump record, in her W30 age group, by twenty-five centimetres.  In only her second competition in over ten years, Kristen soared 1.60m – outclassing all the women – and many of the men – in the event!    Later, she […]

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Eli Pawliw wins OUA Gold in Shot Put

HOC alumnus Eli Pawliw won the gold medal in shot put Feb 24 at the OUA championship at York University in his last year of university competition. He threw 2 throws over 17, something he’s been unable to do for the past year, so they were both pb’s. Eli’s winning throw was 17.13 while the silver was […]

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February 11-12 AO Youth/Sr Meet

February 21, 2017

Members of the Hamilton Olympic Club participated in the Athletics Ontario Youth/Senior Championship Meet on the weekend of February 11-12. In the youth category, Alec Purnell set an indoor best of 51.65sec in winning the gold medal in the 400m race.  Daunte Henriques ran consistently to take the bronze medal in the 60m dash in […]

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February 5 MTA Indoor Meet

Once again very proud of all of our athletes and parents ( who give up their day). 1st track meet for Sydney and Laila, this can be a daunting prospect, but both girls got rid of their nerves and ran with confidence. Some of our athletes moved up an age division this year and this […]

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Winter Indoor Season 2017

December 30, 2016

Training for our winter indoor season begins Tuesday January 10 at McMaster University. Registrations for the season and for the year will be taken that evening. But if you’d prefer to avoid the hassle of hard copy registration, you can do it online at https://hamiltonolympicclub.ca/product/register/

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Annual General Meeting

November 15, 2016

Hope To See You Here: HAMILTON OLYMPIC CLUB ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2016  7 PM DALEWOOD RECREATION CENTRE COMMUNITY ROOM 1 MAIN STREET WEST – near McMaster Reports – executive and coaches Plans – for the Club – in 2017 and beyond Schmoozing and Networking with other parents light refreshments

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Legion Midget/Youth Nationals, Aug 5-7 2016

August 9, 2016

Congratulations to all the athletes that competed and represented themselves and the club so well this weekend!  Representation goes beyond performance on the track.  Good character, gratitude, and selflessness gets noticed. Most athletes were sure to be at events to cheer their teammates, even after having just completed races themselves and still catching their breath. […]

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Eastern Canadian Espoir Championships, Under 22, Moncton, New Brunswick

While HOC was competing at the Youth Nationals in Quebec Aug 5-7, Chloe Hewitt was representing HOC with Team Ontario at the Eastern Canadian Espoir Championships in New Brunswick. Chloe finished third in the 800 contributing points as Ontario went on to capture the team trophy. The Espoir competition forms part of Team Ontario’s preparations for the 2017 […]

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Canadian Championships and Rio Selection Trials, Edmonton, July 2016

HOC was represented by four athletes at this year’s Canadian Junior Championships which were contested in Edmonton, simultaneous with the Canadian Olympic selection competition. Brittany Stenekes competed in both the 100M hurdles and the long jump.  She ran her hurdles qualifying race immediately after completing the long jump, and qualified for the final.  After enduring […]

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1928 Canadian Olympic Trials hosted by HOC

July 28, 2016

Check out this fascinating footage from the 1928 Canadian Olympic Trials hosted by our Club right here in Hamilton, at the site of today’s Tim Horton’s field. In the background you can see King George School and houses on the surrounding streets, many of which are still there today. At 2:02 there’s an interview with […]

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Summer BBQ 2016!!!

July 14, 2016

Come join us for our annual summer BBQ! Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:00 P.M. Mohawk Sports Park HOC provides some of the goodies: hamburgers, hotdogs, buns, condiments, drinks. Members provide the rest of the goodies: people with surnames beginning with A – K – desserts of some sort people with surnames beginning with L – […]

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CANUSA Games 2016

The annual CANUSA games are an exceptional opportunity for young people to compete with other athletes and be part of a historic and vibrant relationship between Hamilton, ON and Flint, MI. Let’s do all we can to encourage involvement this summer, especially in light of all that Flint has been through over the last year […]

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2016 Athletics Ontario Championships – March 5 & 6

March 7, 2016

With more than 20 hours at the York University Indoor Track Facility this weekend, a lot happened! Here are all the Personal Bests, arranged alphabetically: Malik Blunt –big PB in the 300M (New: 41.21 Old: 41.55) Marissa DuBois – HUGE PB in the 200M (New: 26.86 Old: 27.53), and a nice PB in the Long […]

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Awards Night!!!

January 26, 2016

  When: Friday, January 29 at 6 pm Where: Delta United Church (corner of Ottawa and Maple Streets) Who: Atletes, Coaches, Family and Friends Whether it was achieving a personal best or medalling at a meet, we’re extremely proud of the tremendous achievements of all our athletes in 2015. As we enter our 90th year, […]

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AO Cross Country Championship Nov 16 Niagara Falls

January 18, 2016

The senior middle-distance group must have been the precursors of the winter season! While we woke to a dusting of snow on Saturday morning, Sunday November 16th brought us a consistent snowy downfall. The intrepid group set off for Niagara Falls to compete in the Athletics Ontario cross-country championship meet. Weather was cool, of course, […]

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HOC Athletes excel at Cross-Country Meets

November 4, 2014

Congratulations to all HOC athletes who competed in the various cross-country meets this autumn. You did your schools and your club proud! Congratulations also to coaches Pauline, Patti and Danielle for all the work that they have put into getting these athletes ready – both in the past and the present – and prepared for […]

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HOC Receives Dr. Gene Sutton Club Excellence Award!

September 23, 2014

It’s an hounour for our club to receive this year’s Dr. Gene Sutton Club Excellence Award. The presentation will be at the 2014 Sport Hamilton Volunteer Appreciation Banquet held this Thursday September 24 at the Hamilton Convention Centre. Club President, Steve Smith, writes: “I`m proud to accept this award on behalf of a group of […]

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