Tough Going for Martens at AC Junior Nats XC

Mirelle Martens placed 8th in the Junior Women's race at the 2015 AC National XC Running Chmapionships

Mirelle Martens placed 8th in the Junior Women’s race at the 2015 AC National XC Running Championships

Overcoming a fall in the first 100m and a lost shoe in the last 2 km, Wolves Athletics Club runner Mirelle Martens gutted out an 8th place finish in the Junior Women’s race at the Athletics Canada National Cross Country Running Championships in Kingston, ON on Saturday.

Martens recorded a time of 21:40 for the muddy 6 km track.  Hannah Bennison from Vernon, BC won the race in 20:29.

With cross country season finished, Martens now sets her sights on the indoor track season starting in January.

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