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Cal Coast wins Men's Steeplechase, Women's 800 and Women's 10K at Oxy Distance Carnival

By Jeff Salzman, 03/10/19, 11:30AM PDT


Cal Coast's day started off with Arielly Conde leading a field of 43 runners to the W800 in a time of 2:13.31   AC ran off the front the entire race holding her 2nd and 3rd place competitors off with a gritty performance down the final straight.

Josh Espinoza followed with a stunning victory in the Men's Steeplechase with a time of 8:53.66.  A six second PR for Espinoza whose last SC was run in 2015 as a student at Vanguard University.

In Cal Coast's final victory of the day Tracee van der Wyck  ran away from a field of 16 runners running all alone for the entire race to win the W10000 in a time of 35:30.01

In the W5000 Cal Coast Elite sisters Chelsey Albertson and Weslie Pearce finished 3rd and 5th respectively in a field of 153 runners spread over 4 very crowded heats heats.

Other Cal Coast performances were posted in the M5000 by Dan Gagne and Jose Gonzalez Vera as well as Tim Lam who doubled in the M800 & M1500

Thank you goes out to all our athletes for the club's successful showing at Oxy as well as to the many club members also in attendance in their capacity as collegiate coaches for a number of the local colleges and universities.

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