Arthur Taylor Memorial Award

For decades Arthur Taylor coached youngsters to Canadian Olympians in several clubs and provinces in Canada, finishing his coaching career with the Victoria Track & Field Club. His passion, knowledge and commitment to Athletics as a coach was very instrumental in fashioning the careers of many successful athletes and providing years of fun for many young children. He led by example through his personal participation in Track & Field, Road and Cross Country Running, setting numerous Provincial and Canadian Masters Records on route. His sense of humour, great smile and love of our sport will provide fond memories for many.

Among Arthur's many accomplishments are the following records.

Canadian Distance Records:

  • M50 5000m 15:42
  • M50 10,000m 33:47
  • M50 Steeple 10:18
  • M55 Mile Indoors 5:03
  • M50 3000m Indoors 9:10
  • M45 Marathon 2:26:35
  • M50 Marathon 2:27:17

Canadian Masters Championship Meet Records:

  • M50 5000m 15:54
  • M55 5000m 17:04
  • M50 Steeple 10:41

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