H+P had a great day of racing in fun, snowy, and slippery conditions at the first Run Waterloo race of the year! While it wasn’t a big focus for the team this year, we still had over 30 of our members running and supporting along the course. Here’s how we did:
Coach Sean was in first for the team, coming 2nd overall with a time of 28:25.
Greg was in next in 30:03, coming 6th OA and 4th in his AG.
Jonathan Fugelsang ran an outstanding 31:05 (a new PB!), earning him 1st place Masters and 8th OA!
Coach Gill finished just behind Jonathan in 31:13, winning 1st OA for women and setting a new PB.
Jessica Kuepfer out-kicked a stacked group of fast females to win 3rd OA woman in 32:07.
Erik Vicujnik ran a strong 34:18, just out-sprinting Steve at the last second!
Steve Schmidt finished hot on Erik’s heels, running quick 34:19 – good for 2nd in his AG!
Jan PB’d in 35 flat, finishing 2nd in his AG.
Emily Dodge ran her first race for H+P, finishing in an incredible 36:14 and placing 1st overall in the very competitive 13-15 AG!
Kayla ran a strong 36:42, also taking home a new PB!
Terry finished race in 37:26, earning him 4th in his very competitive AG!
Heidi ran a strong 51:14, also placing 4th in her AG.
Sandi was in next for the team, covering the course in 51:53.
Lori set a new PB of 52:20, and earned herself 3rd in her AG!
Luke Ehgoetz ran a blazing fast time of 49:22, winning OA Masters and placing 6th overall!
Graham ran a strong 53:37 which earned him 2nd in his AG.
Dave fought the tough conditions to run a solid 54:11, which was good enough for 3rd in his AG.
Peter battled it out with Dave, ultimately running 54:46 and taking home 2nd in his AG.
Anne set a new PB of 57:35, and earned 2nd in her very competitive AG!
Holger ran 57:51, placing 4th in another very competitive AG.
Brian ran 58:04 in rough conditions, which earned him 2nd in his AG!
Vicki PB’d the 8mile in 58:22, earning her 2nd in her AG.
Helen also PB’d the 8mile in an outstanding time of 58:44, which earned her 1st in her AG!
Val Hobson, although rehabbing back from a tough injury, ran an impressive 59:37 and won 1st place female Masters!
Dave Pooley was in next for the team, 1:06:23, setting a new 8mile PB.
Matt also set a new 8mile PB, covering the course in 1:07:24 and winning 2 dozen delicious cookies!
Will ran a solid 1:24:45 in rough conditions, placing 2nd in his category!
All of our H+P Teams had amazing performances today. We had 4 teams in total in the Open category!
Team H+P #TeamLloyd 1 (Sean, Greg, Mark, Jonathan, Gill) was the 1st team to finish in the 8km, with an incredible average time of 30:14!
Team H+P #TeamLloyd 2 (Erik, Jan, Emily, Kayla, Terry) was the 2nd H+P team and 2nd overall with an average time of 35:58.
Team Delanghe Chiropractic & Health (Sean, Gill, Kayla) also took the win in the corporate 8km category.
Team H+P Masters Team (Luke, Graham, Dave, Holger, Brian) represented well, averaging an impressive 54:40 and placing 2nd overall in the 8mile Open category.
Team H+P Mixed (Anne, Vicki, Helen, Dave, Matt) was the 2nd H+P team and 3rd OA team, averaging 1:01:47!
Lloyd missed his first Run Waterloo race in over 30 years due to a fight against cancer, so part of the team joined Jordan and friends to bring the ReFridgee8er to Lloyd’s hospital window. The team is always behind you Lloyd!
A huge thank you to all those who came to cheer and support the team, and to Vicki, Michelle and Dave for the race photos!