VOC athletes rock in White Rock

Nine VOC athletes competed Saturday, September 29, at Ocean Athletics’ Festival of Cross Country in White Rock.

Stephanie Berringer kicked off the competition with a strong race for the 9-year old girls, placing 13th in the 1500m course with a time of 6.04.69.

Our 10-year old champion, Kendra Lewis, dominated the 2000m race winning gold with a time of 9:05.44.

Nina Watson ran a great race for 11-year old girls with a silver medal time of 8:53.21, while Stella Rockel finished strong in fourth place with a time of 9:39.50. Not to be outdone by the girls, Gavin Boothryd took home a silver medal in the 11-year old boy’s race with an excellent time of 8.33.80.

Thomas Nobbs, age 13, continued his winning streak with a third consecutive gold in the 3000m event, crossing the line at 11:20.81.

VOC continued its impressive showing in the midget category. Megan Picken and Samantha Cho ran solid races, ranking 4th and 6th respectively with times of 12.35.33 and 13:03.30. And, for the boys, one of our new members, Fergus Horrobin, finished 6th with a time of 11:15.55

Congratulations to all.