September 30, 6 VOC athletes competed at two cross-country meets in Crescent Park, South Surrey.
Devan Wiebe ran a strong 7.6 km race and finished second with the time of 32.43 just behind Natasha Wodak, a Canadian National Team member at World Championships in London,
For Junior Developments and High School athletes competitions, Ava Cardey, ran a solid race of 2000m, finishing 7th with a time of 9:33.4.
Kendra Lewis, shines in 3km for midget, winning the race with the time 10:38, a huge personal best improvement 40 sec from last year.
For Girls High school category, Bridgett Baziw, ran a solid race.
For 14 years old boys, Pirro Ifti, and Paul Paetzel, ran a strong race finishing 4th and 5th, with the respective time of 11.51.2 and 11.52.1, both a personal best in this distance.
Ben Paetzel, continue his success in cross-country competitions, finishing second in 5 km high School, with the best time of 17.54.8.