4th Annual WaterAid Riverside Run 2015 Was A Success!

WaterAid Riverside Run 2015

OUR GOAL FOR 2015

         The 4th Annual Riverside Run will take place at Edworthy Park on Saturday October 3rd at 9am. The course runs alongside the beautiful Bow River pathway and includes a 5km run/walk and a 10km run. Awards will be given for age-class and overall category winners. Early-bird registration will be posted shortly!

        All proceeds from this years race will go to WaterAid Canada to be used for a “Clean Water for School’s project in Siaya District, Kenya. To learn more about WaterAid, please visit their website: http://www.wateraidcanada.com

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Race results are up!
Overall winners are as follows:

5km male: Patrick Clark 21:00
5km female Shauna Flynn 24:23
10km male: Nick Moore 46:55
10km female Lindsay Byers (4-time champ!) 49:40

Also worth mentioning, after the turn around point, the runner's were up against 40-50 km/ hr winds and sleet in sub-freezing weather. Very respectable times given the conditions!

One last very special mention to our most "passionate" competitor, Marlene Samuelson, who refused to switch to the 5km, despite the weather conditions. As she was crossing the finish-line, she was proclaiming: "I never quit!", and also asking " where's the beer?". True story....

For full results, visit:
www.riversiderun.ca
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