2011 AC Nationals X-C Wrap: Benson repeats 7th place

Bill Corcoran and Kayla Hardy

Former Wolves runner Fiona Benson battled torrential rain and mud and finished 7th in the Junior Womens race at the Athletics Canada National Cross Country Running Championships on Saturday in Vancouver.

 Benson clocked 18:59 for the 5 km course, 25 seconds behind winner Ellen Pennock from Calgary.  Benson also finished 7th at the 2010 Junior Nationals.

 A pair of younger Wolves AC runners also took part.  Kayla Hardy placed 97th in the Junior Womens race, while Hayden Hollowell finished 115th in the Junior Mens race.

Bill Corcoran (66th) and Marlene Corcoran (90th) contested the Masters 8 km race.

Other national champions crowned on Saturday included:

 Cameron Levins, Black Creek, BC         Senior Men

Kendra Schaff, Craven, SK                       Senior Women

Ryan Cassidy, Grande-Digue, N.B           Junior Men

Mark Bomba, Langley, BC                         Masters

 Full results are linked at http://www.athletics.ca/Vancouver2011/main.asp?id=646&lang=_fr

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1 Response to 2011 AC Nationals X-C Wrap: Benson repeats 7th place

  1. Bethe Goldie says:

    Awesome!!!! Wolves and Wolves alumni are outstanding!!!! Also their coaches and their wives!!!!!!!! 🙂 Huge hugs to all of you!!!


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