Red Deer’s Jared Howse finished in 10th individually in the U18 age group at the Canadian National Cross Country Championships. (Contributed Photo)

Red Deer’s Jared Howse helps Alberta to medal at cross country national championships

Finished 10th individually in the u18 boys race

Local runner Jared Howse had another big success this past weekend.

The 17-year-old posted a quick time at the Canadian Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford, B.C. and helped Alberta win a medal in the process.

Howse finished 10th overall in the U18 six-kilometre boys race, in a time of 19:36.32. He was the top U18 runner from Alberta at the event and the team overall managed to win bronze with 85 total points, well ahead of Saskatchewan in fourth. His teammates included Evan Vammen, Tofik Said, Jason Ushko, Huw Morgan and Aiden Good.

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