Wednesday, 15 August 2018

National Championships

PAIGE RICHARDS #7 IN CANADA On August 10th, Paige Richards took part in the Canadian National Track & Field Championships for the first time. She represented her club, Passtrak (Crowsnest Pass Track & Field Club) at the event which took place in Brandon Manitoba. The event she contested was the 80 metre hurdles in the U16 girls division. The qualifying races took place at 9:15 a.m. Although she was understandably nervous to compete at the national level for the first time she performed very well. Paige finished 3rd in her heat to qualify comfortably for the final by clocking a time of 12.38 seconds. This was her second fastest time of her life just 9/100’s of a second off her personal best. The final was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. and once more Paige proved her worth by repeating the exact same time of 12.38 seconds to finish 7th in Canada in the event.