Gord Dixon

Gord Dickson - Burlington Sports Hall of Fame inductee

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - Gord Dickson, a fabulous coach and friend to our club was inducted into the Burlington Sports Hall of Fame today. Gord is the 5-time winner of the Around The Bay Race and 6-time winner of the Canadian Marathon Championship. He represented Canada at the 1960 Olympics and the Commonwealth Games in Cardiff, Wales in 1958. In 1962 at the Commonwealth Games in Perth, Australia, he was Captain of the Canadian Track and Field Team and carried the Canadian Flag at the Opening Ceremonies. Gord is an inaugural member of the Canadian Road Running Hall of Fame and donates his time to coaching athletes of all abilities.

Club members honoured Gord Dickson during his induction into the Burlington Sports Hall of Fame.