Sunday’s elite entries, and a continuation of the Battle of Waterloo IV

2016-medal-designFind out who won in the 2016 Fall 5 KM Classic race recap.

It’s no secret that the Fall 5 KM Classic is designed to be a fast 5k road race. Just how fast can we expect?

In addition to increasing prize money at this event, it is also the third of four legs in the Battle of Waterloo IV. With this in mind, here are a few of the athletes expected to lead the way down University Avenue on Sunday:

Elite entries in the 5k event

Athlete Running Resumé
Alex Genest 2012 Olympian, 2015 Pan American Games silver medalist (steeplechase)
2014 RememberRun 8k, 24:24 (event record)
Evan Esselink 2014 Canadian 5k Championships, 4th place
2016 Re-Fridgee-Eighter 8k, 23:42 (event record)
Adam Hortian 2014 Oktoberfest Run 5k, 15:28
Brendan Hancock 2015 Oktoberfest Run 5k, 15:34
Sean Delanghe 2015 Oktoberfest Run 5k, 15:59
Erin McClure 1997 Oktoberfest Run 5k, 16:28 (event record)
2014 Oktoberfest Run 5k, 17:05
Amanda McLeod 2016 Re-Fridgee-Eighter 8k, 28:51
Stephaney Hortian 2016 Waterloo 10 KM Classic 5k, 17:51

Battle of Waterloo IV continues

john-mcleanJohn McLean is running away with the Battle of Waterloo IV, with a lead of over 5 minutes after two legs. Sunday is the third leg, and the series concludes in November at the RememberRun 11k.

Good luck to all competitors!