Wolves Open XC Season at CUE Open

Left to right, Eric Nooy, Miguel Macedo, Brittany Duvall, and Anna van der Geissen survey the course at the 2018 CUE Open in Edmonton

A quartet of Wolves runners and coach Rick Scott made the trip to Edmonton on Saturday to contest ACAC #1 – The Concordia University of Edmonton Open at Goldstick Park.

Second year runner Eric Nooy had the best GPRC placing, finishing 12th amongst the college runner in a time of 31:29 for the rolling 8 km course. Nooy finished 23 seconds ahead of teammate Miguel Macedo who placed 16th.

Anna van der Geissen was the top GPRC female runner at the 2018 CUE Open in Edmonton

In the women’s 6 km event, Anna van der Geissen was the top local, finishing 14th.  Brittany Duvall was 22nd.

With only two runners in each race, the Wolves did not register a team score.  SAIT won the men’s race while Red Deer College prevailed in the women’s competition.

Next up for the XC Wolves is ACAC #3 – The Steve Burgess Memorial hosted by GPRC at Muskoseepi Park on September 22.  A full squad of local runners will be on hand to take on the best runners in the ACAC.

Full results are posted here.

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