Over twenty TBirds athletes, representing either the club or their schools participated at the Frank Reynolds Meet held at Cates Park in North Vancouver, earning five first place, 2 second place and 4 third place finishes.
In the Girls 8 Year Olds 1500m race, Natalie Franke, Natalie finished 6th. The Girls 9 Year Olds 1500m saw Gabriella Barton, Lucy Oosen-Kapoor, Chloe Symon, Ruby Forsyth, Chloe Vanschalkwyk, and Olive MacDonald finished 5th, 7th, 8th 9th, 11th and 13th respectively in a great demonstration of team depth.
The Women 10 Year Old race saw Libby Dabbs finished 2nd just nine seconds behind the winner, with Susanna Mattman finishing in 10th place.
Maya Baechler continued her winning ways in the 11 year old race, followed in 4th and 10th places by team-mates Clare Logan and an improving Emily Franke.
Sophie Forsyth dominated the Girls 12 Year Old 3k race, winning by 35 seconds, with Miranda Stephens and Finley Butler following in 4th and 10th places.
In the Girls 13 Year Olds 3k race Ella Symon missed out on 1st place by a second, Makenna Baechler finishing in 4th place.
On the boys’ Michael Caddick and Griffen Cole finished 1st and third in the 9 year olds, Kai Martland picking up a third place in the 10 year old race. The 11 year old race saw the trio of Adam Rentz,
Justin Verbanic, and Brayden Horlock pick up 1st, 4th and 13th. Francis Sadleir finished third in the boys’ 12 Year Old 3k race just 8 seconds out of first place.
In the high school events, Marcus Britnell won the 13 year old race, Dylan Uhrich finished third in the 14-15 year old race, and Sebastian Mattman finished 4th in the 16-17 year old race.
TBird parents also participated; picking up two 1st - Stephen Symon and Carina Blafield, and a second; Krista Levesque.