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College Half Marathon runners brave snow to complete 21.1 km course

Okanagan College Media Release

Wet weather and periods of snow weren’t enough to slow down the winner of Okanagan College’s ninth annual Half Marathon this morning. Penticton’s Jeff Symonds completed the 21.1 km race in a time of 1:15:42, enough to hang on to first place.

Kelowna’s Graham Hood finished second with a time of 1:17:11. Rossland runner Dallas Cain was just 40 seconds behind Hood, finishing in third place.

Kelowna’s Keddi-Anne Sherbino won the women’s Half Marathon, crossing the finish line at 1:21:41. Vernon runners Mary Edgar (1:34:09) and Jennifer Bond (1:35:46) came in second and third.

In the 10 K race three Kelowna runners took the top three spots in the men’s division. Jonathan Little won with a time of 37:12, Yannick Letailleur finished second with 38:10 and Aurelien Schilles earned a bronze with a 39:48 finish.

On the women’s side the top three 10 K runners were also from Kelowna. They are Lisa Vinge (45:45), Pascal Li (46:57) and Corinne Wade (47:26).

The Relay Race was won by the 21 K Beer Run; team members were Scott Landsiedel, Ben Lees, Jack Meenaghan, Jim Stewart and Josh Teather.

Complete race results will be posted at www.okanagan.bc.ca/halfmarathon on Monday.



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