Touring the trails at the Fernie Half Marathon

Runners enjoyed perfect fall weather on Sunday for the annual Fernie Half Marathon and 3 Person Relay.

Crossing the finish line at the Fernie Half Marathon on Sunday.

Runners enjoyed perfect fall weather on Sunday for the annual Fernie Half Marathon and 3 Person Relay. The 21-kilometer trail run took participants along the Elk River, across the foot of Mount Fernie, through wooded areas in Coal Creek, with a jaunt in James White Park, before crossing the finish line in the Annex Park.

Prizes were awarded to the top finishers in the Men and Women Solo categories, as well as the top finishers in the Female Team, Male Team, and Mixed Team categories.


Solo Male:

  1. Hans Aabye 1:18:34
  2. Dallas Cain 1:22:20
  3. Christopher Fisher 1:23:04
  4. Jeff Murray 1:29:15
  5. Geoff Horn 1:31:56


Solo Female:

  1. Janice Patterson 1:34:33
  2. Terry Patterson 1:38:00
  3. Erin Kolla 1:38:28
  4. Erica Van Vlack 1:41:28
  5. Stephanie McGregor 1:41:46


3 Person Relay Teams:

  1. Ak-47 & The Bullets 1:36:36
  2. The Three Sisters 1:40:44
  3. Out For A Jog 1:43:31
  4. 2 Old Farts 1:44:23
  5. Mtfu 1:47:33


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