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Cross Country returns to UVic

Lauren McNeil wins the women’s race. Photo courtesy Athletics Illustrated.

It was perfect conditions on Saturday for the return of cross country running at the University of Victoria for the Vikes open championship. Lauren McNeil from UBCO Heat won the women’s race and Thomas Nobbs won the men’s race for the UBC Thunderbirds.

Read about the race here.

 

UVic Vikes hosting Cross Country Open

UVic Vikes are hosting a Cross Country Open on Saturday, September 25 at Cedar Hill Corner, Cedar Hill Cross Rd. Open to individuals and families there will be a 6km men’s and women’s race and a 2km kids/family race.  The course is a 2km loop on grass and gravel/dirt trails. There will be an athletic trainer from the University of Victoria at the meet with water and ice available near the start/finish line.

Awards will be given for top 3 individuals for Junior, University and Masters, and top team, in each 6km race. Medals for Kids/Family 2km provided by VICCA.

Entry Fee: $100 per team ($200 for combined men’s and women’s teams); $20 per individual / unattached runner. $10 per individual for 2km ($30 for family of 4).

Meet Entries Due: Please submit entries no later than 5 p.m. Sunday, September 19th, 2021

For more information contact Hilary Stellingwerff, vikesxctrack@uvic.ca, 250-686-7114.

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UVic Vikes Cross Country Open

Women’s and Men’s 6km races, and Kids/Family 2km race.

The course is a 2km loop on grass and gravel/dirt trails.  Spikes or flats are fine.  Course map to follow.

Athletes in the 6km races must report to the starting line 15 minutes prior to the official race time to check in with the clerk of the course. Team scores will be top 5 per gender to score and maximum 7 per team to displace.

Awards will be given for top 3 individuals for Junior, University and Masters, and top team, in each 6km race. Medals for Kids/Family 2km provided by VICCA.

Entry Fee: $100 per team ($200 for combined men’s and women’s teams); $20 per individual / unattached runner. $10 per individual for 2km ($30 for family of 4).

Meet Entries Due: Please submit entries no later than 5 p.m. Sunday, September 19th, 2021

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