It has been a very busy spring and summer months for the Nith runners...
Emma raced her first 10km race on May 28th in Ottawa. Racing on one of the hottest days this year, Emma managed to push through a very humid day to finish her first 10km race.
James and Sarah raced at the Mudpuppy 5km on May 1st. James finished in a time of 19:35 to place him 13th overall and 1st in his age group. Sarah placed first in her age group as well in a time of 26:11.
Hayley raced her first half marathon on May 29th in Buffalo on another very hot day. She finished in a time of 1:37:47 placing her first in her age group.
The track season is starting to come to a close for the high school athletes. We had some very good performances for the Nith team this season. We had three athletes, Joseph, Hayley and Natasha compete at WCSSAA and D8 this past week. Joseph and Natasha will move on to CWOSSA next week.
It was a cool, windy day at Jacob Hespler for the first Maxi Meet of the season. We had three athletes compete and ran some great races! They will be competing next week at Track Wars, as well as the following week at the second Maxi Meet to prep for WCSSAA/D8 and CWOSSA. Congratulations to the three runners that raced at the first Maxi Meet, looking forward to some PBs by all three of them this season!
The Nith team had a very successful cross country season! We had three athletes compete in the high school meets. Joseph placed 19th at CWOSSA with a time of 24:33 in the Senior Boys 7km. Natasha placed 30th in a time of 22:24 in the Senior Girls 5km. We also had Hayley Goodall, a new member to the team, place 24th in her first high school CWOSSA race ever, in a time of 12:40 in the Midget Girls 3km. Congratulations to these awesome athletes!
We also had 3 athletes compete in the OUA cross country championships. In the womens 6km, we had Olivia who was the first Nith runner in, placing 82nd, in a...
We have many different athletes competing in cross country this year. In the university field, we have Olivia, Amanda, and Kyle competing for University of Waterloo. These three have one more meet until the OUA championships which will take place October 31st in Waterloo. We also have Emma and Andrew competing for Wilfrid Laurier. All of these runners will be competing this week at Brock University. Good luck to all of you!
We have a few runners in the high school cross season. Joseph, Natasha and Sarah will be competing in D8/WCCSA this week. Good luck to these runners as well!