Monday, April 25, 2011

Summerside man takes 10km Bunny Hop crown

Summerside man takes 10km

Bunny Hop crown

Published on April 24, 2011

Connor McGuire of Summerside was the first runner to hit the finish line in the 10-kilometre event of the Source for Sports Bunny Hop here Saturday.

McGuire, 19, finished in a time of 33 minutes 22 seconds (33:22).

Second-place finisher Mike MacKinnon, 37, was 20 seconds off the pace, and Billy MacDonald, 24, was third in 34:43. Scott Clark, 47, who had a time of 35:22, and Gaetan Dallaire, 32, rounded out the top five. Dallaire’s time was 37:06.

Rebecca Pike, 25, was the top-finishing female. She was 21st overall in 41:53.

A total of 130 runners took part.

Five-kilometre run

Rick Lehman, 25, won the five-kilometre race in 19:15. Tyler Sellar, 19, finished five seconds behind Lehman.

Hannah Walker, 21, was the first female to finish, third overall, in 19:26.

Rebecca Walker was fourth overall in 19:56 while Kristy Newson, 36, rounded out the top five with a time of 20:10.

The 5K run attracted 139 participants.

The next P.E.I. RoadRunners Club race is the Sporting Intentions 5K and 10K on Saturday. Registration at Sporting Intentions, 614 North River Road, is at 8 a.m., with the runs beginning at 9 a.m.

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