Mother’s Day Rotary Run hosts close to record breaking turnout

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Nearly 300 runners participated in the Rotary Club of Fort St. John’s 7th Annual Mother’s Day Run on Sunday.A runner crossing the finishing line. Photo by John Luke Kieper.The run featured three races, the 10 kilometre race, the 5 kilometre race, and the 600 metre kids dash which were all held at Surerus Park. Medals were awarded to the top three finishers in each age division of the races. Age divisions were 13-under, ages 14-19, ages 20-39, ages 40-54, and ages 55 plus.- Advertisement –The opening sprint of the kid’s dash. Photo by John Luke Kieper.The top three finishers in the Men’s 10km run were:Miles Bason: 39:41Phil Phelan: 42:13Kyle Gardner 46:38The top three finishers in the Women’s 10km run were:Advertisement All proceeds from the run will be going to the Fort St. John Women’s Resource Society, a non profit organization in Fort St. John that helps women, mothers, and even men who are in need of food, clothing and basic necessity most people take for granted. Kelsie Murray: 45:33Wendy Giesbrecht: 47:04Jill Milonas: 49:33The top three finishers in the Men’s 5km run were:Ryan Bowie: 22:17Tyler Huiller: 23:37Alexander Rugina: 23:56The top three finishers in the Women’s 5km run were:Brianne Logeman: 22:37Erin Brody: 23:49Chrystal Jones: 24:15The results for the entire race can be found at: https://www.strideandglide.ca/event/results/320-2018-mothers-day-run-fort-st-john-results According to Mother’s Day Run Chair Daniel Holtman, the event was very close to, and possibly had a record-breaking turnout. Holtman explained that the event had over 50 volunteers, including Rotary members, players from the Trackers hockey team, and members of Search and Rescue all pitching in.Advertisementcenter_img Top three finishers in the 40-54 years old age division. Photo by John Luke Kieper.Holtman hopes that this event will go on for many years in the future and that eventually it will grow into the first-ever Fort St. John Marathon.last_img read more

Braves take early lead in Trinity Lg.

first_imgCameron McCann shot a 39 for the Braves, Hermes Angcaco shot 42 and Roland Uy carded a 45 at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Course. St. John Bosco hosts La Mirada at Victoria Golf Course today in nonleague play. Lakewood 208, Bellflower 300 Junior Derek Smith shot a 39 for the Lancers (2-0), who topped the Buccaneers in a nonleague match at Lakewood Country Club. Justin Youngblood shot a 41 for Lakewood. The Lancers play La Serna in another nonleague match today at Skylinks. Valley Christian 218, Mayfair 235 Just two days into the spring sports season, the St. John Bosco High boys golf team is already in first place. Led by an even-par round of 36 by David Min, the Braves topped JSerra 215-237 on Tuesday in the Trinity League opener for both teams. St. John Bosco improved to 1-1 overall. center_img Mike Dykema (40) and Josh Boudreaux (42) led the Crusaders (1-0) to a nonleague victory at Lakewood Country Club. John Logan, Erik McFaden and Sean Sagisi all shot 46 to lead the Monsoons (1-1). Marina 208, Downey 217 Angel Hernandez shot a a 5-over 41 at Rio Hondo Golf Club for the Vikings (0-2) in nonleague play. Brian Clark added a round of 42 for Downey. Wilson 181, Cerritos 199 Max Do shot a 3-under 33 at Recreation Park to lead the Bruins (2-0) to a nonleague victory. Boris Stantchev shot a 34 for Wilson. Raymond Ho led the Dons (0-1) with a 38. Huntington Beach 214, Poly 215 Eric Frazzetta and Ken Kaberlein each shot 39 at Recreation Park but the Jackrabbits (0-1) were edged in nonleague play. Boys tennis Redondo 10, Poly 8 The visiting Jackrabbits (0-1) won six doubles sets but lost in nonleague play. Jon Bhatia and David Kaufman went 3-0 from their No. 1 doubles position, as did Justin Hsieh and Darin Im at No. 3. In singles, freshman Kyle Kinney won twice. Lakewood 15, Downey 3 Junior Derek Porter went 3-0 at No. 1 singles to lead the Lancers to a nonleauge victory in their home opener. Jason Wall also went 3-0 at No. 2 singles. Cerritos 11, Marina 7 The visiting Dons (1-0) won eight sets in doubles to claim a nonleague victory. Bongki Min and Michael Lu went 3-0 at No. 1 doubles. The No. 3 team of Justin Min and Jonathan Tso also went 3-0. Girls swimming Millikan 110, Gahr 54 Sophomore Mindy Virosteck won the 200 freestyle in 2:26.02 and was part of the winning 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay for the Rams in nonleague action. Senior Cassandra Janzen won the 100 buttefly in 1:02.74, and senior Stephanie Valdez won the 200 individual medley in 2:37.81. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more