(Victoria, BC – March 9, 2015) The fifth race in the Frontrunners Island Race Series –
Synergy Health Management Ltd Bazan Bay 5K – took place yesterday under warm,
spring conditions. The race, hosted by Team West Coast, had 618 finishers, and was the
fourth race in the BC Road Running Series presented by Timex.
Stefan Daniel from the University of Calgary Athletic Club won the race in 15:11, second
was University of Victoria Vikes athlete Ben Weir in 15:18, closely followed by team mate
Shoayb Bascal in 15:24. Seventeen year-old Daniel is a para-triathlete and is the 2014
Canadian Cross Country Youth Champion.
The ladies field was won by Olympian Hilary Stellingwerff in 16:26, second was Victoria’s
Alison Hooper in 16:37 and third was Nanaimo’s Erin Burrett in 16:47. Top female
Master was Marilyn Arsenault finishing in 17:20.