Congratulations to all the RCTFC Cross Country athletes who competed at the 2018 BC Athletics Cross Country Championships on Saturday, October 27 in Abbotsford!
In addition to the 3 Championship Gold medals (Ava Forsyth won Gold for 10 year old girls; Max Holmes won Gold for 12 year old boys and Katie Stewart-Barnett won Gold for 15 year old girls!!!), the Cross Country team brought in a strong showing of top 8 finishes against a very competitive field!
Six weeks into their competition season and two weeks away from Provincials, a strong cohort of RCTFC cross country athletes participated in the Frank Reynolds (Cates Park) and the Festival of Cross Country (Ocean Park) competitions during the last two weekends.
Highlights included Ava Forsyth‘s 1st place finish at both competitions in the 10 year old girls category, Max Holmes 4th place finish in the 12 year old boys competition for 12 year old boys at Ocean Park and 2nd place finish at Cates Park the following weekend, Massimo Calogero‘s 5th place finish for 10 year old boys at Ocean Park, Patrick Dwan‘s 5th place finish for 11 year old boys at Cates Park, Ryan Goudron‘s 2nd place finish at Ocean Park and 1st place finish the following weekend at Cates Park for 14-15 year old boys, Isabella Brunoro‘s 5th place finish for Gr 8-10 girls at Ocean Park, Katie Stewart-Barnett’s 1st place finish at Cates Park for 14-15 year old girls, Noah Duke‘s 3rd place finish for 13 year old boys at the Cates Park race, Shea Janke‘s 2nd place finish for 16-17 year old boys at Cates Park, Christina Heslop‘s 2nd place finish for 16-17 year old girls at Cates Park and 4th place finish at Ocean Park and 1st place finish for Emily Forsyth for 8 year old girls at Cates Park.