The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s cross-country team placed four runners in the top 23 on their way to a 2013 New Balance Toronto Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Cross Country National Championship team gold medal in Etobicoke, Ont. on Nov. 9.
Salmon Arm’s Sandra Kilmartin ran a blazing five-kilometre race, staying with the front runners the entire distance and finishing fourth, just 13 seconds behind the winner
“Today I learned what I was capable of with my running,” a jubilant Kilmartin said post-race. “This is my best performance of the season and I’m very excited to continue to see what I’ve got in me. This was such a great experience.”