On November 25, 2017 at the Canadian National Cross Country Championship in Kingston, Ontario, Thomas Nobbs had a great run and finished 4th in the Junior category. This result qualified Thomas for the Canadian National Team where he will compete in the 2018 Pan American Cross Country Cup in San Salvador, El Salvador on February 17, 2018.
After 10 years of Cross Country and Track achievement in Provincial and National level, Thomas continued his training with the University of Washington to achieve his goal of making the Canadian National Team.
VOC closed the 2017 athletics season with two members making the Canadian Junior National team. Both members dedicated 10 years of training with the VOC coaching staff. Congratulations to Thomas Nobbs, Canadian National Cross Country team for Pan-Am Cross Country Championships and Anastas Eliopoulos, new Canadian National Junior record and Silver at Pan-Am with 13.36 in 110mH.