Now into the 3rd cross country weekend of the season, VOC athletes continue to perform superbly. On October 5th, at the Ocean Athletic’s Festival of Cross Country, Nina Watson won gold for the 12 yr old girls in the 3km event and Sophie Fernback, a VOC athlete, won gold in the 10 yr old girls 2 km event running for her school. In the same race, Amelia Geheran finished with an impressive kick. In the 10 yr old boys category, Thomas Ma competed in his first cross country race and finished well in 9th position. Thomas Nobbs finished a strong third in the 14 yr old boys category (3 km) and Alexandra Boothroyd ran a strong 4km race in the 15-18 yr old category.