November 26, 2011 7:09 pm

Cameron Levins, Kendra Schaaf victorious at Canadian cross country championships

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VANCOUVER – Cameron Levins of Black Creek, B.C., successfully defended his title in the men’s senior age category at the Canadian cross country championships Saturday

Levins won the 10-kilometre race, followed by Barry Britt of Hampton, N.B., and Chris Winter of Guelph, Ont. Due to a technical glitch caused by massive amounts of rain, the official times have yet to be confirmed.

Kendra Schaaf of Craven, Sask., took the women’s senior race in a time of 25 minutes.

Megan Brown of Guelph, Ont., took silver in the seven-kilometre race in a time of 25:08, with Dayna Pidhoresky from Tecumseh, Ont., claiming bronze in 25:47.

Ryan Cassidy of Grande-Digue, N.B., and Ellen Pennock of Calgary took the men’s and women’s junior titles, respectively.

Cassidy won the eight-kilometre men’s race in 26:20. Rob Denault of Aurora, Ont., took silver in 26:22, while Aaron Hendrikx of London, Ont., was third in 26:43.

Finishing behind Pennock’s time of 18:34 in the junior women’s five-kilometre race was Annie LeBlanc of Repentigny, Que., who took silver in 18:47. London’s Hilary Stafford won bronze in 18:48.

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