Running down the 2019 Woody’s RV Marathon winners

More than 1,200 participants hit the course on the long weekend for the 2019 Woody’s RV Marathon.

In the full 42km marathon, Brett McPhedran of Revelstoke had the top time of two hours, 52 minutes and 27.4 seconds. McPhedran’s came in under three hours qualified him for the 2020 Boston Marathon.

Red Deer County native Brian McArthur came in eight minutes later in 3:00.26.41. Patrick Nesbitt of Red Deer finished third and (3:02:55.86) and Mark Fass was fourth (3:03.39.93). Sherwood Park native Kyle McMahon rounded out the top five in 3:04:14.53. Rocky Mountain House runner Ron Vickers was the only 70+ male to compete in the race, finishing in 6:42:22.92.

Cassandra Thomas of Sherwood Park was the top female in the full marathon, finishing in 3:19:02. Thomas’ time met the three hour and 30-minute standard for the 2020 Boston Marathon.

Calgary’s Ashley Rieseberg ended up second, crossing the finish line in 3:40.33.43. Leduc runner Mary Ball was third (3:43:17.72), Crystal Bedard of Lethbridge was the top female between the ages of 40-49 and ended up fourth overall (3:46:08.46). Margaret Li rounded out the top five female runners in a time of 3:47.95.

Calgary’s Allan Brett was the top finisher in the half marathon, winning with a time of 1:16:03.19. Lacombe runner Adrian Schermers was second (1:23:02.16), Tyler Chapman was third (1:23:22.59), Wade Russell was fourth (1:23:33.61) and Mark Fewster rounded out the top five (1:26:10.30).

Red Deer’s Kristen Spady was the first female across the line in the half marathon. She finished nearly 10 minutes ahead of second place, with a time of 1:26:57.52. Jennifer Byers of Calgary was second (1:37:04.45), Teagan Shapka was third (1:39:22.83), Andrea Lammers-Pottage was fourth (1:43:20.66) and Hillie Van’t Klooster of Olds was fifth (1:44:02.72).

RDC runner Matthew Hope was the first to cross the line, winning the 10-kilometre portion of the race in a time of 35:01.05.

In the 10km, Noah Arychuk of Red Deer finished in 36:33.75 and was second. Joedy Dalke was third (38:41.22), Chan Yew Woo was fourth ( 39:02.17) and Stettler’s Riley Cornelssen finished fifth (40:10.58).

Edmonton’s Morgan Lawley won the 10k on the female side, crossing the finish line in 41:48.85. RDC cross country running coach Kari Elliot finished in second with a time of 41:57.97. Calgary’s Corinne Smith was third (42:40.13), Alicia Kelahear finished fourth (42:55.51) and Lesley Binning rounded out the top five with a time of 45:35.55.

For a full list of race results, check out www.racepro.ca/woodys/#x



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