|Friday, September 9 2016 - Canadian Team Arrives in Bulgaria
The Canadian Mountain Running Team has arrived in Sapareva Banya, Bulgaria, for the 2016 World Mountain Running Championships. This year is an all up-hill course, starting at the foot of the Rila mountain range, the highest mountain range in the Balkans. The junior men and senior women will be taking on a 7.3km course with 700 meters of climb, while the senior men will face 12.5k with 1390m of climb.
36 different countries will have runners at the start line, a total of 145 senior men, 73 senior women, and 65 junior men. Among them will be a strong Canadian contingent, with a full team of men, women, and junior men! Here is a list of the team members for 2016, and go to the “National Team” page to view a bio of each of them. Be sure to also join the Canadian Mountain Running Association Facebook page for updates when the team finds some reliable internet!
The team will be accompanied by the following team managers:
Sue Lambert (Team Leader/Manager)
Brent Hetterley (Junior Team Manager)
Patrick Doherty (Junior Team Manager)
Read about Team Canada in Canadian Running Magazine: Team Canada to race to the top at World Mountain Running Championships