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Whistler teams keep pace in H2H

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The Haney to Harrison 100 km relay and ultra run is one of the last events on the B.C. running calendar, and it never fails to attract the top runners from around the West Coast.

The route starts in Haney and finishes at Harrison Hot Springs, following 100 km of hilly back roads from point A to B. Relay teams have eight runners each, and the stages are between 8 and 15 km.

There were two Whistler teams in last weekend’s relay, Good 2 Go and Catch Me If You Can, mostly comprised of members of the Whistler Triathlon Club. They treated it as a fun event, but still managed to finish 35 th and 37 th overall out of 298 teams.

Three Squamish teams also took part, the Squamish Thunder, Squamish Lightning and 4 Hens 4 Chicks No Roosters who were 83 rd , 87 th , and 279 th respectively.

Stage 1 – Haney to Garibaldi High School, 8.04 km

Greg Sandkuhl on team Good 2 Go finished the leg in 37 minutes, 58 seconds, 54 th overall and 12 th among runners in the Open Men’s group.

Georgina Titus kicked off the day for Catch Me in 41:55, 117 th overall and 17 th in their Open Mixed category.

Sandra Eaves led for the Squamish Lightning, finishing 85 th overall and 24 th in the Recreational category in 40:01.

Anne Richard led for the Squamish Thunder, finishing the leg 190 th and 65 th in the Rec category with a time of 46:09.

Anne French started for 4 Hens 4 Chicks No Roosters in the Rec category, finishing 84 th in her group in 48:22.

Stage 2 – Garibaldi School to Stave Falls, 13.51 km

Christine Suter was the second runner for G2G, finishing 96 th overall and 17 th in the category with a time of 1:05:44.

Marie-Anne Prevost was second for CMIYC, finishing with the 47 th fastest time on the leg, and sixth fastest time for her category in 1:00:34.

Rich Rawling of SL was 29 th overall in the stage and fifth in his category in 57:10.

Ray Wilburn on ST was 64 th overall and 18 th in his category in 1:02:09.

Donna Jones of 4H4CNR was 224 th overall and 85 th in her category in 1:16:55.

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