Declan White

NANAIMO, British Columbia – Fourth-year Declan White (South Surrey, B.C.) led the way for the Spartans at the BC Championships, finishing fifth overall, while second-year Nick Colyn (Langley) won the junior division Saturday at Beban Park.


White finished the eight kilometre race in 24:34 to set the tone for the Spartans. Not far behind him was third-year Caleb de Jong (Winnipeg), who finished eighth overall in 24:41.38.


Colyn finished 13th overall in 25:00, but with his performance, he earned top spot amongst junior runners.


White has now finished in the top five in all three of TWU’s races this year, with a first place finish at the University of Washington’s Sundodger Open and a third place finish at the University of Western Washington Classic.


The Spartans will now undergo final preparations for the CIS championships Nov. 12 in Quebec City.


Spartans Results

5th – Declan White – 24:34

8th – Caleb de Jong – 24:42

13th – Nick Colyn – 25:00

22nd – James Lam – 25:36

36th – Tyler De Jong – 26:03

46th – Adam Marshall – 26:38

48th – Jordan Gin – 26:56

78th – Daniel Wilkinson – 29:51