River Run Continues To Grow
Wallaceburg’s Taylor McArthur, who also competes as a distance runner for the University of Windsor’s track and field team, won the 10k race in a photo finish, over Sarnia’s Aaron Cooper, who both crossed the line in 32:58.
Wallaceburg’s Brian Horrobin was the next fastest local finisher, crossing the line in 41:06.
Sarnia’s Lindsay Prozorowicz won the women’s crown, finishing in 40:45. Chatham’s Kim Wood was the top local female finisher, placing third among women, and first in her age group, crossing in 44:27.
In the 5K race, Blenheim’s Wayne Newcombe was the overall winner, completing the race in 17:33. Chatham’s Kevin Mills was third with a time of 19:19, while Wallaceburg’s Alex Richie was fourth, crossing the line in 19:29.
Anneri Vermeulen of Bright’s Grove won the women’s side, finishing in 21:11. Chatham’s Emily Pavli was fifth among female finishers, coming in at 23:57, while young Chatham runner Brooke MacLeod was the sixth place female runner, crossing only one second behind Pavli at 23:58.