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swept the top spots in this year’s Manitoba Marathon
Qualifies for Boston
June 15, 2014
Alice Sherwin won the female full marathon with
a time of 3:04:38.
Brian Walker won the Manitoba Marathon's full marathon
Winnipegger Brian Walker won the 26.2 mile
race with a time of 2:36:44. The victory is a first for
the 32-year-old at the Manitoba Marathon. His previous best
finish was second place the last two years.
“It’s a huge relief in a way because it was
really hard out there today,” said Walker. “I
didn’t go that hard but I hit the wall pretty good.
The last 10 miles, I was just trying to hold on.”
Winnipeg’s Alice Sherwin was the top female finisher
in the full marathon, finishing in 3:04:38. This year’s
race was Sherwin’s second Manitoba Marathon and her
“It was so difficult,” said the 26-year-old.
“I wanted to stop so badly. I trained really hard
this year. I put in a lot of hard work. It’s my first
year as a teacher so I’m exhausted. A few times I
thought about my class and drew inspiration from them.”
Abduselam Yussuf won the men’s half marathon in 1:09:32
while Cathy Cullen won the women’s half marathon with
a time of 1:25:22.
More than 12,000 runners took part in one of the Manitoba
Marathon’s five events — the full marathon,
the half marathon, the relay, the 10 kilometre or the super
run. Racers battled rain and cool temperatures the entire
The Manitoba Marathon has taken place every year since
1979 and raises money to help those living with an intellectual
Mitch Rosset Reporter/Anchor Global News
Runner Qualifies for Boston in Manitoba
to Rocks!! member Alison Cummings and her sister Hailey.
Both ran Boston qualifying marathon times on Sunday in Winnipeg.
Upcoming Local Events
Sudbury Canoe Club
Tandem Canoes/ Single Kayaks /Outrigger
Men’s and Women’s Categories
Distances of 4, 9, 18.5 kms
Start time 9am
Contact Rob Marcolini @ 523 - 0500
July 1st, 2014 - 6pm Walden Arena
Race Start Times:
6:15pm Kids 1km Fun Run
7:00pm 5km Road Race
The 26th annual Walden Firecracker Road
Race is being held on the evening of July 1st, with the
kids race beginning at 6:15pm, and the 5k race beginning
at 7:00pm. Join in on the Canada Day festivities with
a 5k race, or a 1k race for the younger runners. There
will be lots of great prizes to be won, as well as refreshments
and snacks following the run.
The proceeds of the race will go towards
the 2014-2015 season for the Laurentian Lady Vees Cross-Country
Team. Fundraising ...is crucial to our running season,
and every registration is appreciated.
If you have any questions at all, be sure
to ask! The registration fees for the race this year are
$25 for the 5k event and $2 for the kids 1k event. You
may register online by following the link found below,
or can pick up a registration form at the Running Room.
Basic details regarding the race may also
be found at
Upcoming local races:
Miners Mayhem June 21st, sign up online or at tri
Walden firecracker 5k July 1st.
Make sure to sign up for the 20 minute challenge
July 16th, registration is FREE and you receive a
Free hat. Register online today at runningroom.com
Training Program News
We have FREE run club Wednesday nights at 6pm and
Sunday mornings at 8:30am.
Join us for FREE Practice
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