Monday, September 26, 2011

Huffin Puffin Results

Although we are a week into "Fall" it was an exceptional "Summer" day for yesterday's Huffin Puffin Marathon. 58 runners took on the 42.2 kilometer Full Marathon, 159 ran the 21.1k Half Marathon, and 136 runners in teams of 4 ran the Marathon Team Relay with each team member running 10k or so before passing the sash on to their teammate.

Full Marathon victory went to Ed Durnford in 2 hours 47 minutes 53 seconds with Andrew Burgess 2nd place in 2:57:58 and Janet Quick in 3:17:15 taking 3rd overall and 1st place female. 2nd place female was Kyna Squarey in 3:28:20 followed by 3rd place Janice Mullins in 3:36:06.

The Half Marathon was won by Will Fitzgerald in 1 hour 13 minutes 53 seconds. Joe Dunford was 2nd in 1:14:51 followed by Ian Royle for 3rd in 1:15:59. First place female finisher was Karen Stacey in 1:23:38 followed by Adrienne Kaul in 1:30:05 and Sheri-Lynn Burden in 1:33:21.

And the second annual Marathon Team Relay victory went to ANE 184 (David Kelly, Jeff Collingwood, Peter Browne and Paul Matthews) in 2:51:50. 2nd place was PBAC: Motley Shoe (Daryl Parsons, Jason Counsel, Michael Gambin and James Greene) in 3:06:44 followed by 3rd place Team Extreme (Robert Hickman, Peter Warren, Reniel Engelbrecht and Geoff Windsor) in 3:13:03.

Congratulations to all 353 finishers! Results and pictures are available at