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MacNaughton and Borrett age group winners in Whistler

Some of the Kelowna contingent which ran on Saturday at the Whistler Half Marathon: (Back, from left) Becky Williams, Sandy Wike, Charlotte Heidt, Astrid Varga, Liz Borrett, Gord Shannon and Nathen Larent, (front) Bill Raine, Dal Bains, Susan MacNeil, Caroline Raine, Sandra MacNaughton, Surinder Bains, Pat Gable, Corrine Gable and Jim Lawrence. - Contributed
Some of the Kelowna contingent which ran on Saturday at the Whistler Half Marathon: (Back, from left) Becky Williams, Sandy Wike, Charlotte Heidt, Astrid Varga, Liz Borrett, Gord Shannon and Nathen Larent, (front) Bill Raine, Dal Bains, Susan MacNeil, Caroline Raine, Sandra MacNaughton, Surinder Bains, Pat Gable, Corrine Gable and Jim Lawrence.
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Led by age group winners Sandra MacNaughton and Liz Borrett, Kelowna runners were a conspicuous and competitive bunch at the 2014 edition of the Whistler Half Marathon.

With 22 local runners on the course, MacNaughton captured the women's 60 to 64 age division in one hour 49 minutes seven seconds, while Borrett showed the way in the women's 70 and over category in 2:06:16. Borrett also won her age group earlier this spring at the Boston Marathon.

Caroline Raine also had a good run Saturday, finishing second in the women's 50 to 54 class in 1:47:05.

The first Kelowna competitor to cross the finish line in Whistler was Mark Stafford (M 25-29) in 1:46:32.

Other results for Central Okanagan runners: Dalbir Bains (M55-59) 1:47:57; Ken Ficocelli (M50-54) 1:48:40; Natalie Spevakow (F40-44) 1:58:19; Nathen Larent (M55-59) 2:00:24; Surinder Bains (F55-59) 2:04:05; Becky Williams (F55-59) 2:05:29; Astrid Varga (F60-64) 2:05:49; Bill Raine (M50-54) 2:09:17; Jennifer Leask (F35-39) 2:09:58; Susan MacNeil (F50-54) 2:15:11; Sandra Wike (F55-59) 2:17:35; Charlotte Heidt (F60-64) 2:21:42; Angel Gabel (F35-39) 2:48:46; Miranda Berisoff (F40-44) 2:48:46; Pat Gable (M50-54) 2:59:57; Gordon Shannon (M60-64) 2:59:56; Corrine Gable (F45-49) 2:59:58; and Jim Lawrence (70 and over) 2:59:57.

"It was great, an awesome day and an awesome race," said Nathen Larent, who finished in just  over two hours.

 

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