Brendan Wong 13th at Vancouver Sun Run

Brendan Wong ran brilliantly to finish 13th in a time of 30 minutes and 49 seconds at the 2018 Vancouver Sun Run. Wong smashed his old personal best of 31:37 by 48 seconds. He is a graduate of SFU and competed for SFU in both track and field and cross-country. Brendan was a Coquitlam Cheetah through high school and has returned to the Cheetahs as an athlete and is also coaching in our Junior Development Program. Congratulations Brendan!

The second Cheetah across the finish line was Sam Yeung who finished 5th in the male 16-18 age category in a personal best of 36:58. Sam also coaches in our JD Program and was followed across the line by coach Miranda Menzies who also ran a personal best of 42:30 and was 14th in the very competitive 19-24 female age category. Ariona Curiel finished 11th in the 16-18 female age category in a time of 49.31.

Well done distance runners!

The Sun Run is the largest 10km race in Canada with almost 40 000 competitors.