2017 AO XC Results – Bracebridge, ON

2017 Athletics Ontario Cross Country Championships – Bracebridge, ON November 12, 2017 It was cold and there was a light dusting of snow on the ground for the Athletics Ontario Cross Country Championships at Morrison Meadows in Bracebridge. The course was one of the most challenging courses we have seen in years with ice, wood chips, mud and rolling terrain. The Lions Valley Athletics Team arrived at Morrison Meadows Saturday afternoon to preview the course […]

2016 AO XC Championship Results

Lions Valley Athletics sent a team of 6 athletes to the 2016 Athletics Ontario Cross Country Championships in Niagara this past weekend.  Darryl Rowan, our sole Masters competitor ran the Masters 5KM event, the first race of the day.  This was his return to racing after taking some time off due to injury and he was pleased with how he finished. He finished 92nd in 24:18.  Our Senior Mens team of Mike Gill, Eric Labelle, Chad […]

2015 AO XC Results

Athletics Ontario 2015 Provincial Cross Country ChampionshipsLions Valley Athletics only had a few entries for this championships event and David Gallant produced the best results for the day. Kevin J Smith was a DNS for the Masters 5KM race and Mike Gill was not at 100% after feeling some discomfort after his great race at the OMA Sunnybrook 8KM.  Mike still attempted the start and took each lap one at a time but the discomfort got worse and […]

AO XC Championships Preview

 2015 Athletics Ontario Provincial Cross Country ChampionshipsCentennial Park, Etobicoke, ON – November 15, 2015 1 AO XC Championships Preview – Race CourseMike Gill used last Saturdays workout to familiarize himself with the AO XC course and has some great tips for performing well on the course. Get the AO XC Course Map and Follow. Course Map Detailed Course DescriptionHaving a chance to run the course (approximately) also proved invaluable with respects to learning its intricacies. […]