Fernie Half Marathon results are in

Locals take the podium at the Fernie Half Marathon and 10 km run last weekend.

Runners about to start their 21 kilometre half marathon run in Fernie on Oct. 6.

Runners about to start their 21 kilometre half marathon run in Fernie on Oct. 6.

Teenagers to people in their 70’s came from all over to run the Fernie Half Marathon and 10 km Sprint on Oct. 6.

“We had a lot of positive comments about all the children helping hand out water along the course and cheering them on,” said race organizer Wendy Howse. “My goal for the year was 400; we officially had 399!”

The winners are:

10K Overall Male

1st Dave Wilson, Calgary, AB Time: 44:39.3

2nd Ian Bates, Didsbury, AB Time: 45:11.1

3rd Al Robinson, Coleman, AB Time: 45:12.8

10K Overall Female

1st  Leslie Prentice, Fernie, BC Time: 42:35.0

2nd Kayla Smithies, Elkford, BC Time: 46:18.6

3rd Anna Koevoet, Bellevue, AB Time: 49:02.8

Half Marathon Overall Male

1st Luc Tremblay, Eastend, SK Time: 1:25:05.64

2nd Chris Beskid, Helena, MT Time: 1:26:52.14

3rd Erik Makus, Helena, MT Time: 1:26:52.77

Half Marathon Overall Female

1st Abi Moore, Fernie, BC Time: 1:36:51.57

2nd Stephanie McGregor BC Time: 1:39:31.15

3rd Laura Yip, Calgary, AB Time: 1:41:21.29

Athena Winner: Kristy Fortman, Helena, MT Time: 2:19:54.93

Clydesdale Winner: Michael Friesen, Calgary, AB Time: 1:41:37.95

Top Male Relay Team:

Think Fast, Fernie, BC Time: 1:41:23.96

Top Female Relay Team

Aries Ram, Fernie, BC Time: 1:46:35.72

Top Mixed Relay Team

Ak47 & The Bullets, Sparwood, BC Time: 1:39:59.26

Official results can be found at www.startlinetiming.com