Dozens hit Boston qualifying instances at Georgina Spring Fling Marathon

Spring race season is in full swing throughout Canada and Sunday’s Georgina Spring Fling served as an excellent alternative for a lot of marathoners aiming for an early-season Boston qualification mark. With a quick and flat course alongside Ontario’s picturesque Lake Simcoe, Georgina Spring Fling is a well-liked early-season race for a lot of. The race weekend additionally included a half-marathon, 10K and 5K races.

Marathon outcomes

Ric Mansueto of Stouffville, Ont., and Ellen Guytingco gained the marathon, in 2:47:14 and three:03:14, respectively.

Ten males ran below three hours, together with Canadian Working‘s personal Marley Dickinson, who ran 2:52:35 for fifth total in his marathon debut.

Within the girls’s race, the highest 9 girls ran below 3:30, with a number of touchdown nicely beneath the Boston qualification cut-off time for his or her respective age-group classes.

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Photograph: Mike Cheliak/Georgina Marathon

Males’s podium

  1. Ric Mansueto 2:47:14
  2. Jonathan Bouchard 2:49:31
  3. Dylan Hayes 2:50:12

Ladies’s podium

  1. Ellen Guytingco 3:03:14
  2. Alyssa Neudorf 3:05:50
  3. Shannon Miller 3:07:24

Half-marathon outcomes

The half-marathon course, a well-liked alternative for these trying to take a look at their early season health in hopes of a PB, noticed Fernando Bralha take the win in a time of 1:14:40. Using the excessive of her current Across the Bay win in March, Rachel Hannah gained the ladies’s race and took third total amongst women and men in a time of 1:17:40. Hannah races subsequent on the Ottawa Marathon in a couple of weeks time.

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Rachel Hannah of Port Elgin, Ont. gained the half marathon in 1:17:40. Photograph: Steven Pennell

The 10K race was gained by Tristan Markov in 35:06 and Laurel Buchanan in 37:50.

Lukas Vadeika and Gabriela Sayers gained the 5K, clocking 15:19 and 18:59, respectively.

Full outcomes may be discovered right here.

For runners in search of a quick and flat late summer season marathon or half marathon, the Georgina Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 8 is right. It follows the identical course and stands as one of many remaining marathons in Canada earlier than the 2025 Boston Marathon utility window closes in mid-September. Register now to safe your spot.

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