Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Well......... my daughter & I took $56.90 to the Salvation Army as well as 4 big bags of nonperishable food. So I would say the 1st Annual Solstice Marathon was a success!! Thank you to all who turned up & ran or volunteered or cheered! Hope to see you all next year! Tuesday, Dec 21, 2010!!

Tuesday, December 22, 2009


RESULTS! Success!! FUN!!!

A good running day - cloudy & chilly but no rain & the wind did let up. The runners were happy to participate in this 1st Annual event - we raised over $50 for the Nanaimo food bank as well as a bunch of canned goods. Thanks to S
heila for her lovely gift bags for the marathon finishers, to Anne Heyes & Neil Gallagher for all their help & a shout out to Nanaimo Running Room for the draw prizes!

Marathon Results

Anne Heyes - DNF

Neil Gallagher - DNF (35 m 6 km)
Sheila Dawe - 5:05
Rick Cooney- 4:15
Peter Wong - 5:28
Thanks to all f
or coming out & making this a nice festival & friendly day! Hope to see you next year for Nanaimo's ONLY marathon!!

Rick Cooney - smiling @ the fabulous finish line festivities!! (note engraved medal, very classy)

Peter Wong & Sheila Dawe @ the finish line!

Congrats to all participants!