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Fall 2015 Results Summary

Friday June 12, 2015

The 52nd Rundown race was a brisk 8 degrees with a sun cloud mix and a chill in the breeze...ideal running weather! And it showed in the run times; 27 out of the 35 runners ran ahead of their time. However, not even the amazing running weather can be blamed for Craig Farhood's shameful sand bagging which saw him cross the line over 4 and half minutes ahead of his prediction. I guess we can cut him a little slack since this was his first time running the 10K distance for this race.

We had a few memorable moments today:

           We had first time winners in both the 5k and 10k
           Vicki Zandbergen had her 10k PB
           Kahtan Aizouki chose this race to be the first race that he has done

The 5k race was won by Viviane Bossy who came within 3.74 seconds of her time. She came in a comfortable 12 seconds ahead of Christa Hallman who was 15 seconds off her time.

In the 10K, third time runner Cari Howard took the honours coming within 1.94 seconds of her time! Paul Tierney ran within 6.44 seconds of his time to claim second place. Interstingly, Glen Bergen came in third place and yet again, he let Michael Theunissen actually chose his time for him! I'm not sure if we'll ever see Glen pick his own time again.

Michael Theunissen won the Beat the Handicapper, while the dreaded Shoe of Shame goes to Craig Farhood.

It was great to see a lot of new faces at the race today! We had a great turn out and we look forward to seeing everyone back in the spring!!!

  
Fall 2015 picture
   
   
  
10 KM Results - Winner Cari Howard
  
  
5 KM Results - Winner Viviane Bossy
  
   
  
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.
  
Shoe of shame
  
This race, the shame falls on the shoulders of Craig Farhood. Craig ran 4 minutes and 35 seconds faster than his prediction.
  
  
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.
  
The Theunissen duo seem to be winning this each time! This time Carrie let her hubby Mike win with a total difference of 231.37 seconds.
  
  
Race Volunteers
   
The race wouldn't be a success without the generous help of the race volunteers. This year's volunteers were :
Olena Koulik
Alison Burton
Ryan Groen
  
Race Organizing Committee
 
The race comes together twice a year through the efforts of the race organizing committee.
Alison Burton - race communication
Mike Theunissen - race results & preparation of race entries and fee collection
Jim Wendland, Mike Williams - race course detail
Glen Bergen - volunteers
Tracey Taylor-Wood - prize table
Olena Koulik - trophy engraving
Bob Dawson, Ryan Groen - web site
Dan Burton - bossing others