A walk in the park
The 21st annual Walk in the Park Ultra Race went off without a hitch at Kenna Cartwright Park on Sunday, Sept. 2.
Participants chose between 18-, 36- and 54-kilometre loops.
Mel Bos of Kelowna established a new female course record, finishing the 54k in 5:04.
Logan Baulieu of Edmonton was the first male finisher at that distance with a time of 6:01.
The lone 36k runner was Geoff Blunden of Kamloops, who finished in 5:06.
In the 18k, Ian Robertson of Kamloops was the first male finisher with a time of 1:43.
Two minutes later, the fastest female, Jennifer Elfenbein of Kamloops, crossed the finish line.
Sandra Pasmen of Kamloops finished all three loops in 9:30, winning the event’s traditional last-place prize, a lawn chair.