Terrace runners go the distance in Victoria

A strong contingent of Terrace distance runners made the trek to Victoria, B.C. for that city’s annual marathon

  • Wed Oct 22nd, 2014 8:00pm
  • Sports

Caledonia Secondary School’s Todd Hollett and sports writer Joe Pelletier in Victoria Oct. 12.

A strong contingent of Terrace distance runners made the trek to Victoria, B.C. earlier this month for that city’s annual marathon.

Running in his first full marathon, Joe Pelletier finished 559th out of 1,565 participants overall in 3:56:51, achieving his goal of under four hours.

Also in the full marathon, Darlene Bragg-Hounsell finished with a time of 4:07:35, in 722nd place. And Todd Hollett’s time was 4:15:00, at 835th place.

All Terrace marathoners finished with a time above the race average of 4:18:30.

And the same can be said for Terrace’s half-marathon participants. Out of 3,795 runners, the average time was 2:14:24.

Terrace’s Rick Tabata finished 749th with a time of 1:50:57. Patrick Hemmons finished 875th with a time of 1:53:05.

Tobi Tabata saw 919th place with a time of 1:53:54.

Robin Hollett’s time of 1:58:11 put her in 1,193rd place.

And Sally-Jayne Philps and Tamlyn Tabata ran the 8 kilometre race, finishing with times of 50:23 and 1:01:06 respectively.