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Fall 2007 Results Summary

November 9, 2007

The fall of 2007 saw a field of 25 10K runners and 4 5K runners tackle the RIM park course on a cool, misty fall day. It wasn't a bad day for running as the wind was mild and the big lake puddles from the Fall of 2006 were non-existent.

In the 10K, a long time veteran of the race picked up her first title. Carrie Theunissen completed the race course in 58:18, a mere three seconds above her predicted time. Carrie narrowly edged out Alan Rooks who ran 40:04 and was only 4 seconds off his predicted time of 40:00. A very close result indeed. Rounding out the top 3 was Carol Hughes 9 seconds under her prediction of 46:00.

Jeff Ashizawa turned in the fastest 10K time at 38:49.

Maribel Linfied bested a field of 3 others in the 5K race with a finishing time 42 seconds off her prediction.

  
Fall 07 Run Down race
   
10 km Results
Carrie Theunissen, 10k race champion, fall 2007
  
10 KM Results
  
5 km Results
Maribel Linfield takes the 5K title
  
5 KM Results
  
Shoe of Shame Award
  
The Shoe of Shame is awarded to the runner whose result is less than their submitted predicted time by the greatest amount.
And the winner is a tie - Sam Lancaster and Shannon Schwartz - with a time differential of 3 minute 19 seconds below their predicted time of 55:40.
  
Beat the Handicapper Contest
  
The Beat the Handicapper Contest is won by the person who correctly guesses the results of four other runners most accurately.
Mike Theunissen wins with a total difference of 0:59.
  
Race Volunteers
 
The race wouldn't be a success without the generous contribution of the race volunteers. This year's volunteers were :
Peter Mostert
Helen Ruetz
Tracey Taylor-Wood
Mandy Beauchesne
Stef Edwards
  
Race Organizing Committee
 
The race comes together twice a year through the efforts of the race organizing committee.
Alison Burton - race communication
Mike Theunissen - preparation of race entries and fee collection
Jim Wendland - race course detail
Sue D'Aloisio - volunteers
Jason Leduc - prize table
Bob Dawson - race results & web site
Dan Burton - we're not sure what he does