River Run Continues To Grow

Taylor McArthur - St. Clair River Run

Taylor McArthur leads the St. Clair River Run field in Saturday’s 10k event – Photo by St. Clair River Run

The St. Clair River Run celebrated another successful event Saturday, welcoming more than 900 area runners for their fifth annual event.

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.

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