Athletes from Seaway District Intermediate School (SDIS) and Seaway District High School (SDHS) took part in the annual Pirate Run invitational cross-country race on September 23rd at Thousand Island Secondary School in Brockville.
There were 31 schools from across Eastern Ontario competing at the event in several race categories.
From the SDHS team, Abby Jordan placed 8th overall in the senior girls 4.9 kilometre race with a time of 21:07:36. Keira Cameron placed 19th in the junior girls 4.1 kilometre race with a time of 19:14:92. Regan Belanger ran in the midget girls 3.5 kilometre race with a time of 17:30:31 for 27th in her field. Theo Blancher competed in the 4.9 kilometre midget boys event placing 54th with a time of 24:28:42.
From SDIS, Brooke Hamlin placed 10th in the 3.5 kilometre Grade 8 girls event with a time of 12:55:60. Adam Tibben’s time of 11:38:36 was good for 16th place in the Grade 8 boys 3.5 kilometre race. Olivia Mudde placed 30th for the Grade 7 girls 3.5 kilometre race with a time of 14:28:44, while Colin Verbruggan placed 20th in the Grade 7 boys event with 12:29:99.
The SDIS cross-country team travelled to the Greys Creek cross-country meet in Cornwall on September 25, results were not available at press time.