Grant and Kempe still unbeaten
With one race remaining in the BNAA Cross Country series, Jaeda Grant and Jay Kempe remain on target to finish with a perfect tally of victories.
Grant and Kempe won their respective age divisions on Saturday at the Arboretum, and are the only athletes this year who have completed all the events and maintained an unbeaten record. The fifth and final race in the series will be at Astwood Park on November 18.
Grant dominated the under-10 girls' division, winning the two-mile race in 13min 44sec, ahead of Ellise Dickinson in 14:23.
While Kempe, competing in the men's over-60 division over three miles, was the clear winner in 23:49, ahead of Michael Whalley in 28:27.
The open men's division was won by Chayce Smith. He covered the four-mile course in 22:07, to chalk up his third win of the series. Next to finish was Sean Trott in 22:45, followed by Damian Gold in 24:29.
The open women's race was won by Gayle Lindsay, who now has three wins in the series. She clocked 20:01 for the three miles, with Kimberly McIvor next in 22:25.
In the junior race over two miles, Masaki Kitade was the first under-10 boy in 13:40, while Jace Donawa was first under-12 boy in 12:53.
Katherine Bean-Rosario led the under-12 girls in 13:58, while Tommy Marshall was first under-14 boy in 11:31. The fastest under-14 girl was Jade Johnson in 13:38.
Competing over three miles, Quincy Kuzyk was first under-17 boy in 18:47, with Jessie Marshall first girl in the same age group, with 20:53.
Johndell Cumberbatch won the under-20 men's division in 18:52, while Macy Aicardi was first under-20 woman in 21:24.
The men's masters division was won by Omari Hart in 18:51, with Rebecca Shepherd first women's master in 23:20.
The men's and women's senior masters races were won respectively by Scott Neil in 21:54, and Zina Jones in 25:21. Edwina Arorash was first in the women's over-60 category, in 30:49.