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Hajek, Challinor earn gold at Kamloops Spring Run Off

The next event is the Blackwell Dairy Race on May 27
Martin Hajek of Revelstoke and Kelly Challinor of Kelowna in action on Sunday at the Kamloops Spring Run Off.

The Kamloops Spring Run Off, an Interior Road Racing series event presented by Runners Sole and Cool Running, took place on Sunday, March 12.

Kelly Challinor of Kelowna won the women’s 10-kilometre event, posting a time of 37 minutes and 22 seconds, with Kamloopsians Courtney Legroulx (41:34) and Rhonda Stickle (41:36) placing second and third, respectively.

Martin Hajek of Revelstoke finished atop the podium in the men’s 10km event, clocking in at 36:59. David Guss (37:43) of Kelowna and Gord Humphrey (37:55) of Kamloops earned silver and bronze, respectively.

The Ridge Runners will play host to the Blackwell Dairy Race on May 27, with a pancake breakfast provided by the Kamloops Paddlewheelers Lions Club.