Slideshow: Battle of the Border track and field meet in Kamloops

The Kamloops Track and Field Club began a busy stretch of hospitality on the weekend, with the Best Western Battle of the Border event at Hillside Stadium.


More than 500 high school athletes from B.C. and Alberta were in action at at the interprovincial, B.C. School Sports-sanctioned meet.

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KTW photographer Allen Douglas brought his camera to the meet. Click the arrows above to see more photos.

The KTFC will host a few more notable events in May.


Athletes from across the province will be at Hillside Stadium for the Dylan Armstrong Classic on May 3 and May 4.

Weight-throws action begins at 4 p.m. on May 3. All other events get underway at 8:30 a.m.on May 4.

The North and West Zone High School Track and Field Championships will be held at Hillside on May 7, with action beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Athletes from Merritt, Revelstoke, Lillooet, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Enderby, Armstrong and Kamloops high schools will be vying for spots at the Okanagan championships, the provincial qualifier that will be held at Hillside on May 13.

The B.C. championships will be held in Kelowna on May 30.

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