If you ran by my house yesterday in the GOODLIFE FITNESS VICTORIA MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, or 8K! Holla to all the winners breaking records this year: Thomas Omwenga won the Men’s Marathon in a record time of 2:14:33. The Women’s race saw Toronto’s Lucy Njeri break the 22-year record set in 1989 by Val Chowaniek with a time of 2:37:56. The Women’s Half Marathon was won by Port Moody’s Natasha Wodak breaking Marilyn Arsenault’s 2009 course record by just 12 seconds in a time of 1:15:27. The Men’s Half was won by John Ricardi from Bloomington, IN, in 1:07:30. Kyle Jones dominated the 8K in 24:12, while Hilary Stellingwerff from Victoria was first for the women with a time of 28:01.
Special particpation medals go to the ladies who joined me at the KOOL FM cheering station at Dallas and Memorial…because there is NEVER enough COWBELL!! xo Robin 🙂