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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Area Runners in Boston Marathon

Boston | by Kevin Bernard  

Top runner of 16 locally was Christian Hambrock, Josh Cassidy also did well.

Three men from Ethiopia and four men from Kenya hold down the top seven spots in the Boston Marathon today.

The fastest man ran the race in 2 hours and 12 minutes.

There were a number of runners from our area taking part.

Josh Cassidy of Burgoyne completed the course in his wheelchair in a time of just under one hour and 37 minutes.

Christian Hambrock of Hanover did the marathon in 2 hours and 52 minutes.

Steve Beasley of Goderich took 2 hours and 57 minutes for the race, while Phillip Dalton of Goderich clocked in at 3 hours 13 minutes.

Chris Vallieres of Port Elgin ran in 3 hours 18 minutes, Christina Norris of Durham took 3 hours and 22 minutes, and David Cook of Ripley ran in 3 hours 24 minutes.

Danica Metcalfe of Hanover took 3 hours and 30 minutes, Curtis Coyne of Meaford was 3 hours and 34 minutes, Rick Haas of Goderich 3 hours 36 minutes, while Don Sorensen of Wasaga Beach ran the race in 3 hours and 37 minutes.

Keith Crittenden of Goderich ran the Boston Marathon in 3 hours 43 minutes, with Gary Fischer of Mildmay doing it in 3 hours 48 minutes.

Also running locally, Ed Reutz of Hanover finished in 3 hours 56 minutes, John Smallwood of Goderich ran it in 3 hours 59 minutes, Colleen Ouwendyk of Shallow Lake took 4 hours and 5 minutes and Jimmy Gray of Meaford ran the marathon in 4 hours and 44 minutes.


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