Post-race update: the results did not disappoint. Pre-race favourites Chris and Julie-Anne took home the top prizes, with Julie-Anne setting a new record. Becky Pieterson and Laura Bernard were late signups who placed top-5. Keep reading…
Two “fast” aspects that everybody loves about the Fall 5 KM Classic are the downhill course and the talented athletes up front.
On the men’s side, the winner has gone sub-15 each of the past two years and that trend should continue in 2018. We are also super excited to have the all-time women’s recordholder – Erin McClure, 16:28 in 1997 – back in the field as well!
Here’s a list of who to watch for on Sunday:
|Julie-Anne Staehli||16:24, 2018 Canadian Championship 5K||London|
|Erin McClure||17:10, 2018 Canadian Championship 5K||Waterloo|
|Erin Mawhinney||17:40, 2017 Hamilton Twilight Meet #1||Hamilton|
|Chris Balestrini||14:48, 2018 Canadian Championship 5K||London|
|Frank Sorbara||15:21, 2018 Chilly 5k||Thornhill|
|Joshua LeBlanc||32:06, 2018 Lake Placid 10k||Guelph|
|Daniel Fournier||15:26, 2017 Fall 5 KM Classic||Waterloo|
|Jonathan Redfearn||15:38, 2017 Fall 5 KM Classic||Waterloo|
|Grant Wignall||15:48, 2018 Run for the Grapes 5k||Niagara Falls|
|Sandy Freeland||15:55, 2018 Waterloo Classic 5k||Kitchener|
|John McLean||15:59, 2017 Fall 5 KM Classic||Cambridge|