Sanguin set for title run

Jodi Sanguin appears ready for the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference cross-country running championship.

CAMROSE — Jodi Sanguin appears ready for the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference cross-country running championship.

The veteran RDC runner finished second to defending Alberta and national champion Gladys Kochei of Lethbridge College in the final tune-up for the ACAC final, which goes Aug. 31 at RDC.

Kochei, who is one of five Kenyon runners on the Lethbridge women’s team, finished the five-kilometre run in 19 minutes, 38 seconds, one second ahead of Sanguin.

Purity Candie of Lethbridge was third at 20:11 while RDC’s Brooke Willson took sixth in 21:05, Dulcie Timmons ninth at 21:39 and Melissa Cable 16th at 22:58. Lethbridge won the team title with 16 points, accumulated with their top four finishers, while RDC had 33 and Camrose Augustana University 47.

On the men’s side, Lethbridge’s Kenyon connection took the top four places while Jonathan Werkema of RDC placed seventh in the 8 km run in 29:07.

Willie Kimosop won the race in 25:39 with Ed Kangogo at 26:44 and Moses Kikosgei at 27:06.

Jonathan Fuller was 14th for RDC at 30:48 and Dustin Fountain 19th at 32:53.

Lethbridge won the team title with 10 points while Augustana had 36 and RDC 68.