Vikes shred 800 in Vic Run Series

A trio of UVic Vikes dominated the 800-metre run at the second track meet of The Q’s Victoria Run Series on May 25

A trio of UVic Vikes dominated the 800-metre run at the second track meet of The Q’s Victoria Run Series, Saturday (May 25) at UVic’s Centennial Stadium.

Thomas Riva won the 800 m in one minute and 50.1 seconds. Next were Vikes Adam Gaudes and John Pratt, who finished  second and third in 1:51.1 and 1:52.8, respectively.

“We’re pretty happy with our performances, leading into Canada West Championships next week,” Riva said.

Vike Kendra Pomfret won the women’s 800 m race win in 2:07.8.

The Q’s Victoria Run Series next event is Saturday (June 1), 6:30 p.m. at Centennial Stadium.

Full results at victoriarunseries.com.