Saturday, April 10, 2010

WR3 - A Very Windy Race!

Half-Marathon Start

5K & 10K Start

It was sun and cloud and very windy and 12 degrees.

The WR3 Road Races at Charlottetown Armories.

The half marathon started at Pownal and finish at armories. Leo McCosham won the race and Shelley Simmons-MacLeod for the top female.

Billy MacDonald won the 10km race and Jennifer Perry for the top female.

Aaron Pottelberg won the 5km race and Laura Smith for the top female.

I finished the half marathon in 1:48:49 and came in 26th out of 50 runners.

The course was on the Pownal Rd and Keppoch Rd along the shoreline is very nice.

Official Result: 26th out of 50
Half-Marathon in 1 hour, 48 minutes, 49 seconds

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McCosham, Simmons-MacLeod top runners in half marathon

The Journal Pioneer

POWNAL - Leo McCosham of Charlottetown and Shelley Simmons-MacLeod of Summerside were the top male and female runners in the half marathon of the Wear Red road races Saturday.
The races also included 5- and 10-kilometre events.
McCosham finished first overall in a time of one hour 19 minutes 30 seconds (1:19:30). Chuck Dixon of Sackville, N.B., was second in 1:23:07, and Steven Baglole of Charlottetown was third in 1:25:01.
Simmons-MacLeod, who finished 13th overall out of 50 runners, stopped the clock in 1:41:20. Sandi Carson-McGuire of Summerside was the second-finishing female, 15th overall, in 1:43:13, and Brenda Benson of Summerside was 16th overall in 1:43:19.

In the 10-kilometre race, Billy MacDonald of Charlottetown was the first runner to hit the finish line in 38:55. Jennifer Perry of Tignish was the top-finishing female in 45:14. Perry was fourth overall in the 31-runner field.
Aaron Pottleberg of Shearwater, N.S., won the 5-kilometre race with a time of 21:05. Laura Smith of Stratford was the top female runner, and was second overall with a time of 21:34. A total of 40 runners participated.
The Wear Red road races, sponsored by Mark's Work Wearhouse, are a fundraiser for the P.E.I. Military Family Services Centre.

1 comment:

jypsy said...

9:00am - Cloudy 12 C - Winds: SSW 33km/h gusting to 52km/h
10:00am - Cloudy 10 C - Winds: SW 37km/h gusting to 55km/h
11:00am - Cloudy 9 C - Winds: SW 32km/h gusting to 54km/h