Kamloops runners pound Kelowna pavement
A sizeable Kamloops contingent competed at the Larry Nicholas Memorial 9k Cross-Country Run, the third stop on the Starting Block’s Interior Cross Country Series, which was held in Kelowna on Sunday, Oct. 16.
There were 99 runners at the race, 22 of them from Kamloops.
Chris Curl was the top male finisher from Kamloops, placing fifth overall with a time of 33:53.
Timothu Routtu was not too far behind Curl, crossing the finish line in a time of 35:22.
Kathryne Flannery was the top female finisher from Kamloops, placing 84th overall with a time of 57:06.
Tom Michie of Kelowna won the race in a time of 31:58.
Amanda Stone of Kelowna was the fastest female, crossing the finish line in 37 minutes and 15 seconds.
There are two races left to be run in the five-race cross-country series: An 8.4-kilometre trek in Summerland on Sunday, Oct. 23, and a nine-kilometre run in Vernon on Oct. 30.