RDC track team nabs four top 10 finishes

RDC took only four runners to the Trojan Invitational Indoor Track Meet during the weekend, but came home with four top 10 finishes.

CALGARY — RDC took only four runners to the Trojan Invitational Indoor Track Meet during the weekend, but came home with four top 10 finishes.

Anna Duda was fifth at two minutes 47.1 seconds, Sidney Moss eighth (2:51.9) and Laura Friesen ninth (2:53.2) in the women’s 800-metre final. All three runners bettered their times they recorded in the first meet in Edmonton the week before.

Meanwhile Shafe Abdulahi placed eighth in the men’s 3,000m at 11:37.7.

Abdulahi and Duda also competed with runners from Concordia University College and NAIT in the 4x400m relay and finished third.

The RDC team will send five runners and one shot putter (Kailey Fauville) to the Alberta Indoor Games next weekend in Edmonton and will compete on one day of the Alberta Track and Field Championships Mar. 2-3 in Edmonton.

The unofficial ACAC championship, which will become an official competition in 2014, goes Mar. 15-16 in Edmonton.