Monday, September 26, 2016

Peters & Royle Win Huffin' Puffin Marathon

Ian Royle defended his Capital Subaru Huffin' Puffin Marathon title Sunday, completing the 42.2 kilometer course in 2 hours 41 minutes 53 seconds for the win. Andrew Bruce was 2nd in 2:53:29 with Ed Durnford 3rd in 2:56:24. In the ladies race it was Adrienne Peters (pictured) 1st in 3:22:54 followed by Melinda Saunders in 3:39:21 and Amy Adams in 3:40:51.

The Half Marathon was won by Jason Guy in 1:17:30 with Glen Lear 2nd in 1:20:32 and Brandon Sager 3rd in 1:21:03. For the ladies it was Jennifer Murrin for the win in 1:23:45, then Karen Stacey in 1:25:12 and Allison Hobeika in 1:29:03.

The event also features a Marathon Team Relay with teams of 4 and each runner completing 10-11 kilometers of the course. The winning team was PGTFC (Levi Moulton, Keeley Cox, Evan Knight, Eric Knight) in 2:46:06. 2nd place team was Pokemen (Jon Lodge, Matthew Norman, Michael Taylor, Michael Godsell) in 3:01:09 and 3rd was Greying Locks and the Three Bears (Scott Fitzgerald, Diana Quinton, Jeremy Korchoski, Sheldon Quinton) in 3:04:43.

All in all some 830 participants and 220 volunteers enjoyed a beautiful early-fall day at Bowring Park, downtown St. John's and Quidi Vidi Lake!

Results are posted to

Thanks to the NLAA for a great photo album on Facebook HERE.