Dirty Feet race a success
The first race of the 2012 North Face Dirty Feet Trail Run series was held on a sunny day in Kamloops in late March.
Runners from across B.C. and Alberta — 203 of them — chose between five-kilometre, 10-kilometre and half-marathon distances and traversed the Bachelor Heights trails of North Kamloops.
The top-three finishers in the female five-kilometre division were Kathleen Wright of Chase (20:26), Emma McLeod of Kamloops (22:11) and Chantel Jeffrey of Blind Bay (23:41).
Jimmy Fenwick of Kamloops (18:26), Wayne Little of Ashcroft (19:19) and Greig Taylor of Kamloops (20:07) were the top-three finishers in the men's five-kilometre division.
In the female 10-kilometre race, Jennifer Elfenbein of Kamloops (49:55), Elise Desjardine of Kamloops (51:08) and Shauna Tsuchiya of Kamloops (51:37) were the top-three finishers.
Jason Ladyman of Kamloops (41:51), Josh Oostenbrink of Kamloops (44:45) and Brad Maki of Kamloops (47:05) were the top-three finishers in the men's 10-kilometre race.
The top-three finishers in the female 21-kilometre race were Tracy Garneau of Jasper (1:39:12), Tiffany Hornbeck of Kamloops (1:42:30) and Tara Klassen of Kamloops (1:42:30).
On the men's side of the 21-kilometre race, Richard Brewster of Kamloops (1:29:26), Dave MacDowell of Jasper (1:32:08) and Michael Stoll of Vernon ( 1:38:23) were the top-three finishers.
The next race on the series is scheduled for June 3 in Kelowna.