RoadRunners Triumph At Cedar 12k

With some lead runners taking the weekend off and some saving their efforts for the big race next weekend, the Comox Valley Road Runners team of 22 runners placed first as a club at the Cedar road race. Number three in the Island Series of eight races, with a 12 kilometre up and down distance, the Cedar course challenges the best of runners. CVRR pulled ahead of their arch rivals, the Prairie Inn Harriers of Saanich to gain some ground on the much larger club’s strangle hold on first place in the series. Leading the charge were two first place finishes; Roger Plamondon (M55-59) and Ken Richardson (M70-74). Rounding out the medals were Wayne Crowe with his third silver in three races, and an increasingly competitive Sheila Van Gesbergen with a bronze. A notable performance by Kevin Park (M30-34) earned him the fastest RoadRunner title for the weekend and 28th overall in a field of 382 competitors. Sam Knowles is letting them know he is back after a 5 year hiatus, posting a very respectable 1:08:15 for a seventh place in his age category (M65-69). The Road Runners are back in action next weekend at the classy Royal Roads/Hatley Castle 8k.

OA

Group

Name

Time

Pace

KM

28

4/15

M3034

Kevin Park

47:44:00

3:59

31

1/20

M5559

Roger Plamondon

48:14:00

4:01

33

2/20

M6064

Wayne Crowe

48:35:00

4:03

37

6/28

M4044

Mike Bridges

48:53:00

4:04

40

5/15

M3034

Wille Scott

49:21:00

4:07

46

4/20

M5559

Danny Keyes

49:37:00

4:08

68

4/29

F4044

Kathy Rung

52:31:00

4:23

74

6/22

M5054

Jon Faris

52:42:00

4:24

83

5/29

F4044

Marion Bryan

54:06:00

4:31

112

1/12

M7074

Ken Richardson

57:08:00

4:46

114

5/20

M6064

Gordon Harris

57:21:00

4:47

116

5/24

F5054

Angela Plamondon

57:42:00

4:49

118

5/15

F4549

Deanna Donovan

57:46:00

4:49

193

7/20

F3539

Rubina Macdonald

1:03:05

5:15

202

8/29

F4044

Kindle Parsons

1:03:43

5:19

238

17/32

F3034

Genevieve Higgs

1:06:19

5:32

251

8/8

M1619

Christian Porten

1:07:54

5:40

253

7/11

M6569

Sam Knowles

1:08:15

5:41

263

16/28

F5559

Lynda Agar

1:09:23

5:47

282

3/8

F6569

Sheila Van Gisbergen

1:11:23

5:57

337

20/28

F5559

Cindy Blackmore

1:19:05

6:35

339

11/12

M7074

Tom Munro

1:19:25

6:37

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