Summerland Centennial Half
Results for The SCH can be found here or with the 2008 Race Results link in the upper left column. What was supposed to have been a partly sunny day wasn’t that way at all but the precip was at least light. Once again Dirk has captured the day in photos and those can be viewed and downloaded with the link to the right.
Scott Tremblay (M35-39) of Kaleden finished first overall in a time of 1:16:50, just shy of the course record of 1:16:34, set by Steven Murenbeeld in the inaugural 2006 race. Meanwhile Cindy Rhodes, (F50-54) did set a new course record, in the women’s division, with her 1:33:10 finish. The other women’s medal placings went to Shannon Thompson (F20-29) of Kelowna, second in 1:34:16 and Laurelee Welder (F50-54) of Kelowna, third in 1:39:22. Last year’s overall winner, Hans Aabye (M30-34) of Merritt, finished second overall in 1:19:18 with Sergio Pio (M40-44) of Penticton, claiming third in 1:23:32.
A number of runners didn’t receive their finishers medals. If you didn’t receive yours would you please email email@example.com and indicate what works best for you. They’ll be available for pick-up at future races or we would also mail them. In the lost and found department a man’s hat was left in the hall, and a blue Brooks ladies running glove was found on the course.