2022 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic
3883 Imperial Street, Burnaby, BC V5G 4H7, Canada
The 2022 Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic will be held at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, BC on Tuesday evening, June 14th, 2022.
This year marks the 39th edition of the renowned international athletics competition that honours Harry Jerome. Since 1983, The Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic has provided an opportunity for top Canadians to compete against athletes from around the world. This one day competition is an important step in meeting critical World Championships qualifying standards. The World Athletics Championships, are scheduled to be held in 2022 in Eugene, Oregon, United States from July 15–24, 2022.
This year’s event will be a part of Athletics Canada’s National Track and Field Tour, a series of ten high-performance track and field meets scheduled for the 2022 outdoor season. The Tour will look to build off the success of the 2021 Tokyo Qualifying Series, which helped provide important competitive opportunities to our Canadian Athletes during the pandemic. It will provide meaningful competition opportunities for athletes at home, to host events whereby Canadian athletes can earn valuable World Ranking points, and to help develop athletes for future National Team representation. The Tour is scheduled to begin on May 14, and is expected to run until the 2022 World Athletics Championship in Oregon in mid-July.
The meet will also be a Bronze level feature on the World Athletics Continental Tour. This means that select events will receive C level Placing Points towards athletes' world rankings.