With only 4 weeks until Boston and athletes racing all over North America, it’s safe to say that spring racing is officially here. Check out what you and your teammates got up to this past weekend!

Cap Crusher 12km:

Kelly Lee 1:10:06
Matt Diederichs 1:08:07
Shannon Banal 1:10:29

Cap Crusher 24km:

Genevieve Martin 3:04:05
Katie Bowyer 2:22:11 4th Female Overall!

St. Patrick’s Day 5km:

Fainne Martin 21:30
Carlos Lesser 16:24
Mark Nelson 19:58 PB!
Lawrence Buchan 18:06 PB!
Katie Gordan 22:15 PB!
Melissa Raven 20:29
Andrea Chambers 24:25
Kim Bennett 20:29
Shannon Dale 19:10
Gemma Slaughter 19:02
Lisa Stanley 23:12
Ian Kerr 18:04 PB!
Amarda Warboys 23:28 PB!
Shelby Turner 23:14 PB!
Thais Mori 24:23
Meghan Kyle 27:53 PB!
Erin Ready 19:27
Mark Soo 23:41
Todd Nickle 20:03 PB!
Adam Buzinsky 16:15
Coach Tony Tomsich 14:50, 4th Overall!
Josh Potvin 15:23
Lissa Zimmer 18:04
Lee Kennett 17:29 PB!
Chantelle Groenewoud 17:45
Nancy Hancharyk 21:19
Matt Zielinski 20:22 PB!
Ryan Hobson 20:29

Quesnel Pace & Pint 5k:

Kim Lanki 27:38, 3rd F OA

NYRR United Airlines Half Marathon:

Kate Gustafson 1:17:09 PB!
Lauren Phillips 1:27:03

Port Alberni 15k:

Jenn Wurster 1:07:51 PB!

Shamrock’n Race 1/2:

Rodrigo Cuadra 1:31:46 PB! 5th OA, 3rd Male Overall!

Peterborough St. Patricks 5k: 

Julie MacDonald 20:10

Achilles St. Patrick’s 5k Toronto:

Kyla Wilkinson 21:14 PB!

Chuckanut 50k:

Rob Watson 4:03:41.1, 3rd Overall!

UBC Triathlon:

Katherine Lavoie – 1st Female Overall!

 

 

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It was a big weekend of racing across the Globe. Ya’ll kicked butt out there. So great to see all the hard training start to pay off. More to come with a lot of spring marathons and shorter distance races on the horizon!
*As always apologies if we missed you. Let us know and we will update. Also, not sure what to do about those WestVan 5k results….

Tokyo Marathon
Laurelly Dale 3:10:46 PB!
Rose Cass 4:00:50
Sandra Sukstorf 4:03:19
Nicola Grice 3:30:59

WestVanRun 5k – Saturday March 2
Steven Huynh 23:28*
Shannon Dale 21:49*
Jess Lam 22:39*
Lee Kennett 17:43 PB!
Coach Kim 21:47*
Kat Lavoie 22:10*
David Watt 21:38*
Nadine Robinson 21:38*
Pat Swadden 21:29*
Liam Todd 17:30 PB!
Justin Kent 14:25 Champ!
Theo Hunt 14:59 2nd
*Did Not Beat the Train 🙁

 

WestVanRun 10k – Sunday March 3
Coach Tony 30:57 Champ!
Coach Rob 31:21 2nd!
Carlos Lesser 34:42.0
Colton Higgins 36:46.0 PB!
Jay Zhu 44:30.0
Matt Murdoch 37:33.0
Mark Nelson 41:17.0 PB!
Carla Parsons 41:33.0 PB!
Chris Atkinson 46:28.0 PB!
Rodrigo Cuadra 40:40:00 PB! Over 3 mins
Shannon Dale 39:05:00
Todd Nickel 21.48/40:29 10k PB!
Karen Thibodeau 38:12
Mark Topacio 41:05
Lissa Zimmer 36:45 3rd OA!
Cillian Collins 39:50
Brianna Hungerford 36:27 PB, 2nd Overall!
Matt Zielinski 41:57 PB!
Aaron Carveth 40:47 PB!
Gary Franco 46:28 PB!
Lei-Lani Harmon 57:13 Pacer!
Ian Kerr 37:24 PB!
Kara Naish 51:56.
Lauren Berkman 52:28 PB!

MEC Burnaby Lake 1/2
Grace Sullivan 1:56 PB!

 

New York Road Runners (NYRR) Washington Heights 5k
Coach Kate Gustafson 17:18 3rd Overall!

 

Chilly Half Marathon & Frosty 5K in Burlington, ON
Gary Cheung 1:20:07
Fraser Clift 1:16:28 PB!
Meddy Medina 1:24 PB!
Kevin Smith 1:23:37
Kyla Wilkinson 1:39:27 PB!
Tyler Ashurst 1:27:57 PB!
Katarina Mylvaganum 1:23:19 PB!
Arthur Oskan 1:30:34 3min+ PB!
Louise Cameron 1:49:41
Jenny Emery 1:36:02

Chilly 5k
Michael Cosentino 17:40 PB!
James Watkins 16:15 PB!

Scottsdale 10k
Cody Green 42:22.0

Cedar 12k
Breanne Cotton 0:53:59 PB & 2nd AG

Seattle Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k
Melissa Raven 1:10:11

Majcichov 10, Slovakia
Radim Picek 33:02

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Holy moly. What. A. Weekend! That was so much fun. Thank you all for being so awesome and for being part of this team. We had an army out there rolling all across North America. There were many great results, and also some not so great results. But no matter the case, we are so proud of all of you. This is a special group…Now check out what you and your teammates got up to yesterday!
#BetterTogether

Thanks Taylor Maxwell for the photos, many more to come!

First 1/2 Half Marathon:

Coach Dylan Wykes 1:06:00 1st Overall!
Colton Higgins 1:20:44 PB!
Matt Murdoch 1:23:37
Carla Parsons 1:30:35
Mark Nelson 1:30:48 PB!
Kyle Bryce 1:31:23 PB!
Marcus Vander Leek 1:31:27 PB!
Cody Green 1:31:56 PB!
Fainne Martin 1:36:08
Kim Pomponio 1:38:00
Jay Zhu 1:39:44 PB!
Andrea Cain 1:44:16 PB!
Chris Atkinson 1:46:07 PB!
Hope Moir 1:50:05 PB!
Genevieve Martin 1:52:13 PB!
Sandra Sukstorf 1:56:38
Will Cascone 1:37:35 PB!
Richard Brittin 1:27:43 PB!
Coach Rob Watson 1:06:41
Lisa Stanley 1:50:59
Lei-Lani Harmon 1:49:27 PB!
Alex Denysiuk 1:29:18 PB!
Gary Franco 1:47:43 PB!
Jacob Sears 1:15:17 PB
Nadine Robinson 1:29:06 PB!
Pam Campbell 1:35:59
Andrew Geiger 1:15:44 PB!
Luke Li 1:34:55 PB
Aaron Carveth 1:33:32
Matt Zielinski 1:38:17
Brandon Hillis 1:34:03
Coach Tony Tomsich 1:06:47
Ryan Hobson 1:28:32 PB!
Ellis Gray 1:24:32 PB!
Shirley Wood 1:44:59 PB!
Chad Clark 1:26:58 PB!
Andrew McQueen 1:28:35
Justin Yan 1:39:16
Craig Fowler 1:14:45 PB!
Kathryn Williamson 1:30:50 PB!
Coach Kim Doerksen 1:25:10
Dante Luciani 1:27:39
Harrison Glotman 1:20:27 PB!
John Roberts 1:28:52
Tommy Cheng 1:33:14 PB!
Pat Swadden 1:25:41 PB!
Morris Koopla 1:23:41
Brent Webb 1:30:37 PB!
David Lau 1:31:43
Kim Bennett 1:29:02 PB!
Coach Kevin Coffey 1:07:43
Lisa Strueby 1:36:16
Rebecca Hartshorn 1:31:43
Linda Wong 1:37:47
Johanna Hudson 1:31:48
Melissa Raven 1:39:40
Craig Roy 1:27:02 PB!
Jim Novotny 1:44:46
Lauren Berkman 1:58:29 PB!
Kerry Coates 1:58:21
Dana Henson 1:33:44 PB!
Sarb Kaler 1:40:35
Mariah Marshall 1:39:12 PB!
Karen Thibodeau 1:23:44
Jenn Wurster 1:34:39 PB!
Katie Bowyer 1:31:01 PB!
Kim Doerksen 1:25:10
Julie Hathaway 1:32:35 PB!
Hollie Holden 1:39:34 PB!
Lee Kennett 1:22:36
Fergus Kung 1:24:36 PB!
Andrea Wilk 1:41:04
Tony Skuce 1:20:42
Lissa Zimmer 1:21:48
Tristan Sandhu 1:17:41 PB!
Kim Lanki 2:10:28
Thais Mori 1:53:05
Tammi Kwan 1:40:08
Mark Soo 1:46:39
Ali Gill 1:27:57 PB!
Megan Brown 1:29:24 PB!
Shira Daltrop 1:42:36
Alicia Armstrong 1:42:39
Colin Brander 1:33:07

Twosome 5k:
Mark Kerr 20:10
Annie Riel 21:57 PB!
Tammy Coghlan Pigion – 23:27

Marugame Half Marathon:
Tadashi Yamaura 1:22:10

Ehime Marathon Japan:
Tadashi Yamaura 2:56:21

Phoenix Half Marathon:
Julie Pelly 1:35:19

Panther Half Marathon:
Natasha Merrick 1:46:39

Palm Desert Half Marathon:
Chantelle Groenewoud 1:24:17  3rd Place!
Gemma Slaughter 1:28:04 5th Place!

Refridgee 8miler
Kevin Smith 50:48 3rd Master!

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ICEBREAKER 8k | STEVESTON, BC (full results here)

Kevin Coffey – 24:36

Tony Tomsich – 24:45

Josh Potvin – 25:35

Theo Hunt – 25:35

Tony Skuce – 30:06

Lee Kennett – 30:08

Kim Doerksen – 30:57

Laurel Richardson – 30:59

Lissa Zimmer – 31:25

David Watt – 31:32

Gemma Slaughter – 31:36

Mark Topacio – 34:01

Colin Brander – 34:33

Fainne Martin – 34:29

Jay Zhu – 35:07

Kat Lavoie – 35:08

Jill Delane – 35:42

Melissa Raven – 35:45

Fiona Jackson – 37:41

Kara Naish – 40:54

 

HOUSTON HALF MARATHON | HOUSTON, TX (full results HERE)

Evan Esselink – 1:02:13

Meg Lewis-Schneider – 1:15:18

 

OTHER EVENTS

Caitlin Wood; PHunt 25km trail race; 6th overall female (goal was top 10)

Taylor Maxwell; 3m Austin 1/2; 1:33:19 (PB, 12th in AG)

 

Mile2Marathon Saturday Morning at PSP

It was a great weekend on the roads for the crew, check it out!

NYC MARATHON:
Fraser Clift 2:58:32
Walter Downey 3:13:13
Gemma Slaughter 3:15:33
Dana Henson 3:21:49
Nicola Grice 3:27:31
Lisa Faille 3:30:26 PB!!!!
Geoff Lyster 3:35:30
Jenny Emery 3:36:54
Mark Nelson 3:40:54
Thom Green 3:42:45
Claire Villet 3:43:52
Andrea Chambers 4:01:32
Erica Kim 4:41:44

Fall Classic Run
HALF MARATHON:
Karen Thibodeau 1:22:18 – 1st OA!
Colton Higgins 1:24:10
Ian Kerr 1:25:05
Kash Bogart 1:29:58
John Hamilton 1:31:32 9min PB!
Kim Bennett 1:31:50 – PB!
Nadine Robinson 1:33:02 – PB
Colin Brander 1:32:06
Katie Bowyer 1:32:25
Alicia Dorsch 1:32:42 – PB!
Rebecca Hartshorn 1:35:15
Kyle Bryce 1:35:26
Andrea Page 1:39:26
Jay Zhu 1:40:42
Meaghan Murray 1:45:07 – 12min PB!
Shirley Wood 1:49:52 -PB
Kara Naish 1:54:52
Kim Nguyen 2:00:19
Allison Ribaux 2:05:17

10k:
Coach Tony 32:11
Meg Lewis-Schneider 34:53 – 1st OA!
Jacob Sears 34:58
Andrew Geiger 35:42 – PB
Carlos Lesser 36:54
Andrea Digby 45:53
Genevieve Martin 54:52
Thais Mori 51:56

5k:
Neasa Coll 17:51
Chris Stephenson 20:29 -PB
Lei-Lani 24:02

BOUNDARY BAY
HALF MARATHON
Amy Yamaura 1:39:58
Mark Topacio 1:42:09
Katie Cochran 1:45:59
Rose Cass 1:46:50
Shae Lynn Pearson 2:02