2015 BC 10K Champions Crowned
Rachel Cliff and Blair Johnston won the 2015 BC 10K Championships this morning, at the VFAC hosted Summerfast 10K.
Cliff successfully retained her crown, winning in 34:49 under sunny skies. Erin Burrett, returning from injury, took second in 35:36. And Lissa Zimmer of the host club was close behind to complete the podium in 35:48. Top master was Melanie Kassel in 40:54.
The mens race featured a much closer finish as 23 second covered the top 4, including the frist master. Blair Johnston triumphed in 31:30. Theo Hunt took the runner-up spot in the race for the third year in a row in 31:37. And Jerry Ziak just outspritned Jim Finlayson for third in 31:52. Finlayson had teh consolation of being top master in 31:53.
Lenore Montgomery failed to establish a new F8589 record. Nevertheless, her 1:11:23 in challenging conditions was an inspriation to many.
Kevin O'Connor took the top age graded award. His 32:45 clocking being worth 92.24% according to the 2010 tables.
Championship results can be found here.
And complete race resutls here.