Dunk River Run goes July 18
JOURNAL PIONEER STAFF
The Journal Pioneer
CENTRAL BEDEQUE - The date for the 33rd annual Callbeck's Home Hardware Dunk River Run is fast approaching.
The popular road race goes Sunday, July 18, at 9 a.m. The race will begin and finish in front of the Bedeque Area Recreation Centre, where runners can register from 8 to 8:50 a.m.
The race will follow its traditional loop route of 7.22 miles.
A race entry fee will be charged. Stainless steel water bottles, featuring the race logo, will be presented to the first 67 registered runners.
Overall, the race has averaged 66 runners for the last five years, including a record 79 in 2007.
Awards include plaques to the overall male and female winners, with trophies for the second and third male and female finishers as well. Official race medals will go to the winners of eight male and seven female age categories. Refreshments will be available to all finishers following the race.
Matt Sheffield established the overall and male course record of 37 minutes 42 seconds (37:42) in 2006. Meanwhile, Janice Ashworth set the female standard of 42:57 in 2005.For further information, please contact event organizer Paul Wright at 887-2431 or 888-9831, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.