Saturday, June 11, 2011

PEI Parks Trail Run - Another Top 10 Finish

It was sunny and 11 degrees.

The PEI Parks Trail Run in Milton. The out and back course on Confederation Trail.

Billy MacDonald won the race and Jen Nicholson for the top female.

I finished in 39:08 and came in 9th out of 90 runners.

Tomorrow I trained in Brookvale for the Brookvale Ultra Trail Marathon.

Official Result: 9th out of 90
10K in 39 minutes, 8 seconds

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Runners take off at the start of the 9th Annual P.E.I. Parks Trail  Run.
Paul Baglole

Runners take off at the start of the 9th Annual P.E.I. Parks Trail Run.

Published on June 13, 2011

MILTON - The 9th Annual P.E.I. Parks Trail Run was held on Saturday, June 11, with 91 runners completing the 10-kilometre run on the Confederation Trail in Milton, where the event started and finished. The Trail Run was a fundraiser for GEAR (Get Everyone Accessibly Riding).

GEAR is a ParaSport and Recreation P.E.I. organization which promotes cycling for visually impaired persons by supplying tandem bicycles for rides. For more information on GEAR call David Carragher at 566-3690 or ParaSport at 368-4540.

Participants of all ages and abilities took part in the run and along with Islanders there were also visiting runners from Nova Scotia and Ontario.

“The run couldn’t have gone better,” said Paul Baglole, run organizer. “The runners welcomed the sun and warmth of the day. Lots of smiles. It was great to see so many Islanders out in the fresh air enjoying the Confederation Trail.

“Looking forward to our 10th anniversary run next year,” he added.

First finisher overall and first-place male finisher in the 10K run was

Billy MacDonald of Charlottetown in a time of 35:23, second male was

David Gallant 35:40; and third male was Scott Clark 35:48.

The first female finisher was Jennifer Nicholson of Cornwall in a time of 38:19, second female was Jennifer Pizio-Perry 43:02; and third was Maddi Crowell in 44:02.

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