Prominent Athletes

Jerome Drayton

Jerome Drayton: Ahead of Time

Jerome Drayton will be inducted into the Athletics Canada Hall of Fame in 2013. The ceremony will be held at the World Cup Trials in Monc- ton, New Brunswick, July 20th.

Congratulations to Jerome Drayton on this recognition, an- other in a long list of deserved honours

Some of Jerome Drayton’s best times are:

  • Marathon 2:10:09 Fukuoka, Japan (1975). Canadian record that still stands.
  • 10 miles road 48:29.8 (1973)
  • 6 miles track 28:22.7 (1968)
  • 10 km track 28:13.74 (1975)
  • 3 miles track 13:00.06 (1975)
  • 5 km track 13:34.8 (1975)
  • 2 miles track 8:45.6 (1970)
  • Jerome Drayton held the world record for 10 miles on the track. This was set at the CNE stadium.
  • Olympian 1976
  • Boston marathon winner 1977
  • Fukuoka Marathon winner 1969, 1975, 1976
  • Commonwealth Games 1970, 1974, 1978 silver medalist

Lioudmila Alexeef

  • Commonwealth Games 1994

May Allison

  • World Cross Country Championships, selected 1991

Brian Armstrong

  • Commonwealth Games 1974

Paul Bannon

  • Commonwealth Games, bronze medalist marathon 1978

Danuta Bartosek

  • Commonwealth Games 1994

Steve Bohan

  • World Championship marathon, 2001

Andy Boychuk

  • Olympian 1968
  • British Empire Games 1966
  • Pan American Games 1966 gold medal
  • Commonwealth Games 1970 marathon

Steve Boyd

  • World Cross Country Championships 1993, 2001

Jason Bunston

  • Commonwealth Games 1994
  • World Championship Indoors 1996

Roger Cawkwell

  • World Cross Country Championships 1982

Elaine Coburn

  • Francophone Games 2001

John Craig

  • Olympian, selected 1980
  • Commonwealth Games 1978
  • World Championship team member, 1981

Paul Craig

  • Olympian 1976, selected 1980
  • Commonwealth Games 1978
  • World Championship 1979
  • former Canadian 1500m record holder

Marcus Dillon

  • World Cross Country Championships 2006

Joe Dionne

  • World Cross Country Championships 2001, 2002

Don Domanski

  • Olympian 1972

Dave Ellis

  • Olympian 1968
  • Pan Am silver medalist 1966
  • Commonwealth Games team 1966, 1970
  • World Cross Country Championships 1970

Bob Finlay

  • Olympian 1968, 1972; 5,000m finalist, Mexico 1968
  • Pan American Games 1966
  • Commonwealth Games 1970

John Finlay

  • Selected for Olympic Team 1964

Peter Fonseca

  • Commonwealth Games 1994
  • World Championship marathon

Ken Frenette

  • Pan American Games 1991

Michael Goerke

  • World Cross Country Championships 1970

Terry Goodenough

  • World Cross Country Championships1980

Angela Graham

  • World Cross Country Championship 1993, 1994

Abbie Hoffman

  • Olympian 1964, 1968, 1972
  • Commonwealth Games 1962, 1966;
  • Pan Am Games medalist 1963, 1966, 1971
  • Pacific Games 1973
  • World University games 1967

Richard Hughson

  • Pan American Games bronze medal in marathon 1979

Jim Irons

  • British Empire Games 1962

Liz Jones

  • Francophone Games 1994

Laura Konantz

  • Pan American Games 1991

Jerry Kooymans

  • World Cross Country Championships 1990

Henok Lechebo

  • World Cross Country Championships 2004

Bob Legge

  • Pan American Games 1971

Ergas Leps

  • British Empire Games 1966
  • Commonwealth Games 1970

Peter Maher

  • Olympian 1988
  • Commonwealth Games 1994
  • World Championships, Rome 1987, 1991, 1995

Randy Mason

  • Pan American Games 1963

Grant McLaren

  • Olympian 1972, 1976
  • Commonwealth Games 1970
  • Pacific Games 1973
  • Former Canadian record holder 5,000m

Bob Moore

  • Commonwealth Games 1970
  • World Cross Country Championships 1970

James Nielsen

  • World Cross Country Championships 2005, 2006

Gayle Olinek

  • Pacific Games 1969 bronze 400m

Paul Osland

  • Pan American Games 1987
  • Commonwealth Games 1990

Peter Quance

  • World Championships marathon, Helsinki 1983

Tara Quinn-Smith

  • World Cross Country Championships 2005, 2006

Bruce Raymer

  • World University Games 1995

Ricardo Santos

  • World Cross Country Championships 1995

Joe Sax

  • Commonwealth Games 1978
  • Former Canadian steeplechase record holder

Margaret Schotte

  • World Cross Country Championships 1995

Dan Shaughnessy

  • Commonwealth Games 1974
  • Pacific Games 1973
  • Former Canadian record holder 10,000m

Cerian Shepherd

  • World Cross Country Championships 1994

Andrew Smith

  • World Cross Country Championships 2005

Ron Wallingford

  • British Empire Games 1966

Kim Webb

  • Francophone Games 1994

Gary Westgate

  • World Cross Country Championships, selected 1991

Freddie Williams

  • Olympian 1992
  • World Championships 1993

Nigel Wray World Cross Country Championships 2001

Dylan Wykes

  • World Cross Country Championships 2002

Wayne Yetman

  • Olympian 1976
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