Athletics Canada is currently accepting letters of interest from communities and / or events interested in hosting the Canadian 10000-metres Championships. The event will serve as the Canadian Championships for male and female athletes in junior and senior categories as well as serve as the 10000-metres selection trials for the 2015 Pan American Junior Championships.

Interested parties need to provide a letter of intent, as well as a support letter from their respective provincial branch, no later than November 8, 2014. Athletics Canada’s Competitions Committee will make selection of the host site in close consultation with the National Team Committee. Letters of intent must be sent to

The letter of intent needs to include:

  • Date and location
  • Host organizing committee hosting experience
  • Promotional plan
  • Athlete hosting plan (proposed accommodations)

Elements considered:

  • Existing competitive 10000-metres race
  • Experience of host organizing committee
  • Weather and geography
  • Race / event held before June 13, 2015

Athletics Canada will make an announcement of the successful site by November 28, 2014 to allow ample time for athletes and coaches to finalize their 2015 training and competition plan.