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Newfoundland and Labrador is at Step Alert Level 2

Sport Guidance for Alert Level 2 is now available on the Department of Health and Community Services website - https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/employers/recreation/overall-guidance/

Stay up to date with public health guidelines from Government of Canada and Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

In addition to the guidelines and recommendations provided within the Athletics Canada “National Back on Track Guidelines”, NLAA has developed provincial “Return to Competition Addendum” guidelines.

NLAA “Return to Competition Addendum”

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The health and safety of anyone affected by this virus, and their family and friends is our top priority.

We encourage our members to train at home, on their own and practice social distancing while running/walking outdoors.

Programs affected by COVID-19 (March 31):

  • The NLAA office is currently closed to the public. The office staff are accessible via e-mail.
  • The NLAA Hall of Fame nomination period has been extended to April 30
  • Apr 4, MEET CANCELLED - Spring Indoor Track & Field Meet
  • Apr 19, RACE POSTPONED - Boston Pizza Flat Out 5km Road Race, St. John’s
  • Apr 26, RACE POSTPONED - Nautilus Mundy Pond 5km Road Race, St. John’s
  • May 10, RACE POSTPONED - Nautilus Harbour Front 10km Road Race, St. John’s
  • May 27, MEET POSTPONED - Pearlgate Twilight Meet 1, Mount Pearl
  • May 31, CANCELLED - ANE Mile Road Race, St. John’s
  • Jun 14, CANCELLED - Uniformed Services Run 10km / Half Marathon / Half-Relay, St. John’s
  • Aug 20 - Aug 22, POSTPONED - NL Games (Athletics Competition)

Stay safe! Stay healthy!

NLAA is monitoring the fast-evolving situation with the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and following the guidelines laid out by the Provincial Department of Health and Health Canada.

NLAA is recommending members to:
- Wash their hands frequently; exercise proper hygiene to help reduce the risk of infection or spreading an infection to others.
- Use a disinfectant to wipe down equipment; make sure that wipes or cleaning spray has disinfectant properties.
- Change training sessions to include outdoor activities and runs.
- Maintain at least 2 metres (6 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

NLAA is cancelling Meet 3 of the 2020 Indoor Track Series, scheduled for March 14.

If you have specific questions about the Coronavirus, you should direct them to your family doctor or Public Health Agency. For the latest information visit:
- https://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/publichealth/cdc/coronavirus/
- https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html
- https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

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When you purchase a Membership with NLAA, you also become a member of Athletics Canada (AC).

Membership in the NLAA allows an athlete to compete in sanctioned events and supports NLAA. The strength of the NLAA is individuals participants in our programs, and the member clubs throughout the province.




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