It was a mass start for the cross country runners at the annual Kootenay Kramp that was held at L.V. Rogers high school earlier this month.

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The best cross country runners in the Kootenay will test their endurance in Nelson later this month.

The best cross country runners in the Kootenay will test their endurance in Nelson later this month.

L.V. Rogers will host the East/West Kootenay championships next Wednesday on the steep and challenging trails around the local high school.

On Wednesday the top runners in the West Kootenay are seeing who will be there with a race at Busk just south of the city.

Those who qualify will race against the best in the east next week.

Earlier this month the high school hosted the annual Kootenay Kramp.

In the 4.5 km senior girls route, LVR’s Maddy Murphy finished second with a time of 26:43.

In the senior boys category, Grade 9 student Micah May topped all others on the 6.4 km track with a time of 30:02.

In the junior category, Trafalgar’s Samuel Mathew took first and Trafagar’s Isabella Kroker took second in the junior girls category.

The high school cross country provincial championship will be held in Prince George on November 3.

 

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