Addy Townsend runs on the trackDarren Calabrese/COC
Darren Calabrese/COC

Addy Townsend


  • Finished fourth in the 800m at the 2022 Canadian Championships
  • Competed at her first World Athletics Championships in 2022 
  • Competed collegiately for Simon Fraser University

A Little More About Addy

Getting into the Sport: Outside Interests: Enjoys skiing, hiking, travelling… Works as a realtor alongside her father… Odds and Ends: Likes to re-watch an inspiring race before she leaves to compete… Mother and coach Brit Townsend is an Olympian and former Canadian record holder in the middle distances… Her whole family ran track at Simon Fraser University… Favourite motto: “Trust the process, not the outcome”

Notable International Results

World Athletics Championships: 2022 - 7th in heat (800m)