Leo Rankin pipes Mya Elefson and Angie Wedge to the end of the second leg during the KidSport Classic Sunday.

Leo Rankin pipes Mya Elefson and Angie Wedge to the end of the second leg during the KidSport Classic Sunday.

One-hundred-plus take part in KidSport Classic

Under sunny skies more than 150 adults and children took part in this year’s fifth annual KidSport Classic Run on Sunday.

Under sunny skies more than 150 adults and children took part in this year’s fifth annual KidSport Classic half marathon, relay and 10-kilometre walk/run in Boitanio Park on Sunday.

A fundraiser for the Williams Lake chapter of KidSport — an organization devoted to helping underprivileged kids take part in sports — the event went extremely well, said local KidSport chair and one of many event organizers Denise Skarra.

While fundraising totals haven’t been completely tallied, Skarra said KidSport received $3,500 in sponsorship through the event.

The popular run and walk featured an awards ceremony once all runners and walkers crossed the finish line in Boitanio Park, where top-three participants in each race category were recognized.

It was also the newly crowned 2014/15 Williams Lake Stampede Queen Michelle Ball and Williams Lake Stampede Princess Matina Durfeld’s first order of business since being crowned the night before at a coronation ceremony at the Elks Hall.

Sixteen elementary school relay teams from Mountview, Cataline, Chilcotin Road and Nesika also added some excitement to the event.

For a complete list of results visit www.williamslake.ca/633/KidSport-Classic-2014-Results.

2014 KidSport Classic Results (top three where applicable)

Male 10-kilometre under 19

1. Cade Enns – 41:23

2. Olen Grady – 1:54:41

Men’s 10-kilometre 20-39

1. John Harvey – 42:49

2. Kirk Wolstenholme – 46:16

3. Ken McInnis – 1:04:16

Men’s 10-kilometre 40-59

1. Gurcharan Dhaliwal – 46:38

2. Bruce Rolph – 46:51

3. Chris Young – 56:03

Men’s 10-kilometre 60-plus

1. Gurtej Dherari – 56:41

2. Jim Johnston – 57:29

Female 10-kilometre under 19

1. Sienna Hoffos – 55:48

Women’s 10-kilometre 20-39

1. Melissa Lang – 48:43

2. Angie Johnson – 50:25

3. Lucie Babak – 50:30

Women’s 10-kilometre 40-59

1. Karen Day – 1:33:11

Women’s 10-kilometre 60-plus

1. Marlene Johnston – 1:11:13

2. Janet White – 1:13:23

3. Shelley Mitchell – 1:28:34

Male Half Marathon under 19

1. Conlan Sprickerhoff – 1:37:28

Men’s Half Marathon 20-39

1. Eric Johnson – 1:52:01

2. Wilfred Antonio – 2:13:21

Men’s Half Marathon 40-plus

1. Allan Smith – 1:32:13

2. Darron Campbell – 1:32:54

3. Dan Hay – 1:49:11

Men’s Half Marathon 60-plus

1. John Pickford – 3:11:08

Women’s Half Marathon under 19

1. Bridget Russell – 2:03:25

Women’s Half Marathon 20-29

1. Sierra Williams – 1:53:11

2. Cherrie Carr – 2:14:39

3. Deanna Saunders – 2:32:10

Women’s Half Marathon 40-59

1. Tracy Walton – 1:54:32

2. Deena Williamson – 2:04:47

3. Alice Johnston – 2:17:03

Elementary Relay

1. Mountview Cougars: Finley Enns, Parker Sokolun, Sam Chabot, Marcus Kennedy

2. Cataline 1: Matthew Jacques, Trevor Jacques, Linden Hay, Eli Thiessen

3. Cataline 2: Keira Vermeulen, Gavin Brown, Owen Kritz, Ethan Smid

4. Mountview Lions: Max Sanford, Bayley Cail, Clearly Manning, Kendra Parent

5. Chilcotin Road: Ella Romanchuck, Grace Turner, Quentin Silver, Ashlar Silver

Family Relay

1. We’ve Got the Runs: Robyn Morrow, Brett Douglas, Madison Douglas, Denyka Carrier – 2:18:36

High School Relay

1. Mountview – Running Like We Stole: Bronwyn Pocock, Taylor Brink, Gabrielle Pierce, Karena Sokolan – 1:47:30

Relay 20-29

1. Tim’s Team: Timothy Routtu, Nancy-Anne McLaren – 1:39:49

2. Duke and Alektra: Brittany Klingmann, Scot Klingmann – 1:44:33

3. Late Bloomers: Sarah Anderton, Danielle Mader – 2:07:37 – incorrect route

Relay 40-plus

1. Age Doesn’t Matter: Robin Hoffos, Guy Newsome, John Youds, Mark VanderMaaten – 1:50:11

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