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Fantastic Day at the 29th Annual Vancouver Sun Run

Vancouver Sun Run 2013 Start Corrals

Vancouver Sun Run 2013 Logo

As participants of Canada’s largest 10km road running race lined up this morning at the start line for the Vancouver Sun Run, the skies may have been blue and grey, but most participants wore blue and yellow in honour of the Boston Marathon. The 29th annual run, celebrating community spirit, health, and fitness saw 48,196 registered participants, slightly below the previous year.

Finishing first place was Paul Kimugul of Kenya, winning the Men’s Overall division with a time of 29:04. Second place finisher, Ian Burrell of Tuscon, Arizona, finished in 29:17, and third place finisher, Edwin Kaitany of Kenya crossed the finish line at 29:36. The first Canadian male to cross the finish line was Victoria’s Clifford Childs at 30:09.

For the second year in a row, Natasha Fraser from Port Moody, BC, finished first place in the Women’s Overall division and the Canadian Female, with a time of 32:42. The second place finisher was Lindsey Scherf at 33:01, and Lioudmila Kortchaguina of Toronto finished third overall female at 33:25.

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2013 Vancouver Sun Run!

Personal Results:

  • Overall: 1545
  • Chip Time: 44:59
  • Pace: 4:30
  • Male 30-34: 232/2,777 (top 8%)
  • Male Overall: 1,307/20,377 (top 6%)

Crowds at the 2013 Vancouver Sun Run

Canadians Claim Top Prizes in 2012 Vancouver Sun Run

Photo Credit: The Vancouver Sun

On Sunday, April 15, an incredible 48,904 people registered to participate in the 2012 Vancouver Sun Run, Canada’s largest 10km road race!  Runners, walkers and wheelchair participants celebrated healthy living, fitness and community spirit along the course through Vancouver.

With a time of 29:12, Kelly Wiebe of Regina, Saskatchewan won the Men’s Overall Division and Top Male Canadian. Second place finisher was Kip Kangogo of Kenya, in at 29:14. Finishing third overall and second Canadian male was Matt Loisell of Toronto, Ontario, at 29:18.

Natasha Fraser from Port Moody, BC, won first place in the Women’s Overall division and Top Canadian Female with a finish time of 34:13. Melissa Todd of Timnath, United States finished second at 34:39 and Kate Bazeley from St. John’s Newfoundland finished third female overall and second Canadian Female with her time of 34:52.

The 2013 Vancouver Sun Run will be held on Sunday, April 21, 2013.


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