Wednesday, 14 June 2017 17:43

3rd Annual Southwest Run for Shelter in Swift Current, June 10, 2017

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The 3rd annual Southwest Run for Shelter took place in Swift Current, June 10. The event is organized by the Southwest Youth Emergency Shelter (YES) as a fundraiser for the operation of Dorie's House, an emergency shelter for homeless youth that opened in Swift Current in January. There were 43 runners at this year's event. They had a choice of running a full or half marathon, or otherwise shorter distances of five and 10 kilometres. Below are the results for the fastest female and male runners in each event:

Marathon – fastest female Mailyn Leyeza (4:44.48), fastest male Rizalito Conijos (4:23.23); Half marathon – fastest female Ana Marie Espiritu (2:17.52), fastest male Ian Kennedy (1:43.40); 10 km – fastest female Danielle Bourgeois (52: 13.7), fastest male Wes Ginter (47:35); 5 km – fastest female Keleah Ostrander (25:11), fastest male Stacy Bolton (24:44).


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Matthew Liebenberg