Saturday, April 30, 2011

3rd place finish - broke last week's PB at the Sporting Intentions Spring Run Off

It was cloudy and 8 degrees.

The Sporting Intentions Spring Run Off in North River Road. The out and back course on North River Rd, Brighton and Victoria Park.

Connor McGuire won the 10km race and Kara Grant for the top female.

I finished in 40:03 and beat my 10km personal best 23 seconds from last Saturday's Bunny Hop and came in 3rd out of 56 runners.

Tyler Koughan won the 5km race and Alyssa Arbing for the top female.

I run home from work 5km almost everyday that why I'm running faster and breaking PBs.

Official Result: 3rd out of 56
10K in 40 minutes, 3 seconds

McGuire, Koughan top runners
in Sporting Intentions Spring Run

Published on May 1, 2011
Jason Simmonds

CHARLOTTETOWN - Connor McGuire and Tyler Koughan were the top runners in their respective divisions in the Sporting Intentions Spring Run here Saturday morning.

McGuire, 19, won the 10-kilometre event in 34 minutes 36 seconds (34:36). Carson Campbell (39:53), Alex Bain (40:03), Leo McCosham (40:52) and Michael Gaudet (41:06) rounded out the top-five finishers.

Kara Grant, 32, was the first female to hit the finish line in 42:09. She was eighth overall in the field of 58.

It was the second 10K win in a row for McGuire, who also won the Source for Sports Bunny Hop on April 30 in 33:22.


In the five-kilometre race, the 19-year-old Koughan finished 11 seconds ahead of second-place finisher David McQuillan. Koughan's time was 20:43 while McQuillan stopped the clock in 20:54. Ryan Lloyd (21:09), Andrew Pickard (21:30) and Ryan MacRae (21:50) were third, fourth and fifth.

Alyssa Arbing, 15, was the top-finishing female in 26 minutes flat. She was 14th overall.

A total of 62 runners took part in the five-kilometre race.

Next race

The next P.E.I. RoadRunners Club race is the Proude's Shoes 5K Run on Saturday. Registration at Proude's Shoes at the Sherwood Business Centre will begin at 8 a.m., with the race beginning at 9 a.m.

This race is a fund-raiser for Youth Mission Nicaragua 2012.

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