Manitoba Marathon Runners Not Deterred by Rain

Manitoba Marathon Runners Not Deterred by Rain

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Runners in the 36th annual Manitoba Marathon make their way down Lyndale Drive on Sunday, June 15, 2014. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)
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Dean Bauch of Winnipeg during the full marathon on Lyndale Drive Sunday morning. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — The 36th annual Manitoba Marathon was run Sunday under dreary, rainy skies, but still managed to bring out 12,000 participants.

A yearly Father’s Day tradition, runners made the 26-mile trek on wet pavement through Winnipeg to finish up at University Stadium at the U of M.

The first place winner of the full marathon was Brian Walker of Winnipeg with a time of 2:36:44. Yussuf Abduselam finished first in the half marathon at 1:09:32.

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Residents in Norwood Flats stand in soggy conditions to cheer on runners in the Manitoba Marathon on Sunday. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Alice Sherwin of Winnipeg won the full marathon in the women’s category with a time of 3:04:38, while Cathy Cullen finished the half women’s race with a time of 1:25:13.

Other first place winners:

Marathon Relay — Stride Ahead (2:22:59)
Free Press 10K — Nicolas Burmey (0:40:59)
2.6-mile Super Run — Gavin Maxwell (0:16:11)
Wheelchair Marathon — Kris Cowley (2:26:34)


Funds raised through the Manitoba Marathon supports people living with intellectual disabilities.


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