On the 12th of January in Dromana, Red Hill, Michael Kernahan finished second among all athletes in the Two Bay Trail Run.
A member of the Monash Elite Student Performer Scheme, the result comes off the back of a strong past 12 months for Kernahan.
The cross country stars goal of backing up his strong 2019 season started off on the right foot with last weekends result.
The trails 28km circuit saw competitors run through the dense brush surrounding two of Dromana's bays, and although Kernahan is akin to running on the track, his ability to tear up this event proved his versatility as an athlete.
Congratulations Michael, Team MONASH can't wait to see what the rest of 2020 has in store for you.