Brandon’s Fiona Garrioch finished eighth overall among 170 women running in the Manitoba Marathon on Sunday in Winnipeg.
Garrioch placed second out of 33 racers in the female 30-34-year-old age group with a time of three hours 39 minutes 7.6 seconds. Sue Lucas of Dauphin was 19th among all women and won the 50-54-year-old group with a time of 3:50:33.5 Juraj Karcak of Brandon was the first Westman runner to cross the line, placing 39th overall with a time of 3:19:33.9. He was 11th among 50 competitors in the men’s 40-44-year-old division.
Winnipeggers Brian Walker and Alice Sherwin were the men’s and women’s overall winners, with times of 2:36:44.0 and 3:04:38.2, respectively.
In the half-marathon, Neepawa’s Daniel Heschuk placed fifth overall with a time of 1:15:15.7. He was the fastest of 137 runners in the 15-19-year-old age group. Eric Henderson of Brandon was 12th among all men in the half-marathon in 1:18:43.6.
Erica Nielsen of Brandon was the top women’s finisher in the half-marathon, placing 54th with a time of 1:45:51.3.
See Tuesday’s Brandon Sun for the times for more Westman runners.
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