Track star wins cross-country championship

One of the Nanaimo Track and Field Club’s standouts is just as adept at cross-country running. Madison Heisterman won gold in the 3,000-metre race at the B.C. Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford last Saturday. The 12-year-old finished in 10 minutes, 49 seconds, which was 20 seconds ahead of her closest competitor.

“She was in great form during the race,” said Tyler Heisterman, track club coach, in a Queen Margaret's School press release. “Even with the terrible weather, she achieved the result she was really hoping for.”

Joel DeSchiffart took silver in men’s junior competition and Nate Seaman earned silver in the 11-year-old boys’ division. Carly Dickinson, Keaton Heisterman, Kaitlyn Watson, Thomas Grabher and Josh Bailey were other athletes with top-five finishes.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Raiders get ready to face unknown
Soldier killed in Parliament Hill siege
Generals lose, tie and sign a new head coach
Lambrick Park student makes curling Team BC
Lions, Gryphons will duel for city soccer championship
Royals top Cougars, extend win streak to five
Redemption for Spartan Rugby players vs. the Cowican Bulldogs
Alberni peewees earn silver in Salmon Arm
Dunn wins middle school wrestling meet

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.