Athletics Canada Gets on the Right Track with Beynon Sports and Playteck

Hunt Valley, MD, November 24, 2013 --( Athletics Canada, Beynon Sports and Playteck Enterprises are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement that will see the worldwide leader in track surfacing and their Canadian partner as the official suppliers of running tracks for Canada’s national track and field association through 2018.

Beynon Sports’ renowned line of products leads the industry in IAAF certified products and North American installations. Beynon’s premier track and field surfaces are found in the world’s most celebrated athletic facilities, carrying some of the greatest champions to record-breaking times.

“We’re delighted to be associated with a worldwide leader such as Beynon Sports. They have a history of success in Canadian athletics and were recently selected to resurface the 2015 Pan-American Junior Athletic Championship tracks in Edmonton,” said Athletics Canada’s Chief Executive Officer, Rob Guy. “This partnership is a natural fit for us as we both look to take our performances to new levels. We look forward to creating a long term partnership with Beynon that will benefit both Athletics Canada and our athletes for years to come.”

“At Beynon Sports, while we take pride in our history and our accomplishments, we are even prouder of the performance, longevity, resiliency and workmanship of our athletic surfaces” Stated John Beynon, President of Beynon Sports. “We look forward to partnering with Athletics Canada and together continue to develop the world of Canadian Track and Field.”

“At Playteck, we pride ourselves on not only delivering an outstanding product but also an outstanding service. Our state-of-the-art materials, technology and installation techniques enable athletes to achieve the highest level of performance all while providing a safe and secure environment,” says Mathieu Auffrey, President of Playteck. “It is a great honor to have been chosen by Athletics Canada as their official track surface provider.”

Beynon Sports is represented in Canada by Playteck Enterprises. Playteck has been installing, innovating and transforming the Canadian track market over the last 30 years. Alongside their nation leading 5 Class II IAAF certified tracks and recently completed installation at the University of Alberta, Playteck has been the trusted supplier of the University of Guelph, University of Victoria, Canada Games Center at the University of Prince Edward Island, Foothills Athletic Park in Calgary and countless University and College projects.

About Athletics Canada

Athletics Canada is the national sport governing body for the sport of track and field including cross-country running and road running. Its purpose is to support high performance athletics excellence at the world level and to provide leadership in developmental athletics. Athletics Canada is a not for profit, charitable organization operating under a board of directors elected by provincial / territorial members.

About Beynon Sports

Beynon Sports Surfaces was founded by John T. Beynon with the vision of creating the highest performing synthetic surfaces designed for speed and competition, as well as daily training. Beynon’s premier track and field surfaces are found in the world’s most renowned athletic facilities, carrying some of the greatest champions to record-breaking times. In the spring of 2008, Beynon Sports Surfaces joined the Tarkett Sports family, combining the most recognized and prestigious name in the artificial turf market in FieldTurf with the celebrated Beynon Sports Surfaces’ branded track and field, fieldhouse, and gymnasium surfacing systems. The result is a global firm with unmatched financial strength and a dedication to innovation, customer service, and excellence. Through this partnership, clients receive unprecedented service, quality, and support as well as the financial backing to stand behind the products manufactured and installed.

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About Playteck Enterprises

Specialized in track surface installations for more than 30 years, Playteck Enterprises has changed the face of Canadian track and field. Most notably recognized for their nation leading 5 Class II IAAF certified tracks and number of completed Canadian Full Pour projects. Dedicated to producing high-quality surfaces that promote increased athletic performance while respecting the environment, Playteck’s specialized crews offer unmatched quality and customer service.

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