Canada sent ten athletes to compete against the best mountain runners in the world in the all-uphill World Mountain Running Trophy in Bursa, Turkey.
The best result for the Canadians came from Shaun Stephens-Whale, who was 41st in the 8k junior men's race, and was 7th out of runners his age or younger. With two more years of junior eligibility, Shaun is a potential world champion!
Stefan Jacobson had the best race for the Canadian senior men, finishing 60th in the 12k test. Morgan Titus was 93rd, Jason Loutitt was 110th, Simon Driver was 120th and John Lofranco was 122nd in a field of 147 runners. As a team Canada finished 21st out of 26 nations.
The Canadian women finished 14th out of 19 teams over 8k. Katrina Driver was 56th, Amy Golumbia 61st, Shannon Elmer 73rd and Michelle Cormier 76th.