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Runners flock to Whistler 5 Peaks

458 athletes compete on Enduro and Sport courses

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Tony Kargl was 114 th and 11 th in men’s 20 to 29 in 1:25:08.

Craig Power was 122 nd overall and 15 th in men’s 20 to 29 in 1:26:36.

Helen Wojcik was 126 th overall and 13 th in women’s 20 to 29 in 1:27:23.

John Chalk was 133 rd and 42 nd in men’s 30 to 39 in 1:28:09.

Robert Tan was 143 rd overall and 31 st in men’s 40 to 49 in 1:31:21.

Craig Mackenzie was 149 th and 12 th in men’s 50 to 59 in 1:32:06.

Michele Marsh was 150 th and 12 th in women’s 40 to 49 in 1:32:07.

Shane Gleeson was 170 th and 17 th in men’s 20 to 29 in 1:36:49.

Shannon Susko was 203 rd and 25 th in women’s 30 to 39 in 1:42:22.

Shari Kelly was 238 th and 32 nd in women’s 40 to 49 in 1:54:01.

In the Sport race, which had close to 190 participants, the three fastest runners were from Vancouver. Sturla Lie, who was competing in the Men’s 10 to 14 age group, placed first overall in 27:13. Jeremy Peters, racing in men’s 30 to 39, was second in 27:34, while Ray Barrett — also 30 to 39 — placed third overall in 28:26.

Luke Gjerdalen, another 10 to 14 runner, placed fourth overall in 28:48.

On the women’s side, Joanna Quarry of Bowen Island was the top runner in 32:09, also winning the 30 to 39 age category.

Jessica Heyes of Vancouver was second in 32:59, winning the 50 to 59 category. Victoria Frost, racing in the 15 to 19 age group, was the third-fastest woman in 34:34.

From Whistler, Melanie Day was 35 th overall, eighth among women, and second in the women’s 20 to 29 age category in 35:20 — just three seconds back of first.

Kevin Creery was 42 nd overall and 10 th in men’s 30 to 39 in 36:36.

Esther Lavtard was 72 nd overall and sixth in women’s 30 to 39 in 39:48.

Tracy Jackson was 77 th and fourth in women’s 40 to 49 in 40:01.

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