The Royal City Track and Field Club saw three of its members shoot to the front of the pack in their respective divisions at last week’s B.C. cross country championships in Surrey.
Winning their events were Ava Forsyth, Max Holmes and Katie Stewart-Barnett.
Forsyth finished first in the girls 10-year-old division, with a time of 7:22 minutes on the two-kilometre course. She was five seconds faster than her nearest competitor.
Holmes was the quickest among the 12-year-old boys, with a time of 10:19 on the three-kilometre course.
By a quick second, Stewart-Barnett claimed the midget girls division title over Delta’s Madelyn Bonikowsky. The New West runner completed the three-kilometre race in 10:30. Finishing in ninth spot was Isabella Brunoro.
In midget boys division, Ryan Goudron came in eighth place with a time of 10:04, trailing first by 27 seconds, while Henry Ruckman-Utting placed ninth with a time of 10:05.