HAMPTON RIVER RUNNERS

 

2017 5-Miler

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The 17th annual Hampton River Runners 5 Miler was on Sunday, September 10th. The 5 Miler race day includes the Kid’s Kilometre (for kids 12 and under), and the Three for Me 3K (for ages 16 and under). In 2016, 220 runners registered for the 5 Miler, and over 170 kids participated in the Kids’ Kilometre and Three for Me 3K. Barry Britt set a new course record in the men’s race with a time of 24:45. Sacha Hourihan won the women’s race in a time of 29:54.

Canadian Records Set at Hampton 5 Miler

In 2015, Rob Jackson from Fredericton, NB set a new Canadian men’s 60-64 record for the 5 Mlle distance in a time of 28:53. The same year, Frank Kelly from Saint John, NB set a new Canadian men’s 75-79 record for the 5 Mlle distance in a time of 40:39.

Marta Kelly Awarded the 3rd Annual Sheila Burns Memorial Award

Sheila Burns, who passed away in 2015, was a long-time member of the Hampton River Runners. This award, presented in her memory, is awarded to recognize “an individual who, through his/her hard work, leadership and personal example, has made a significant contribution to the running community in southern New Brunswick”. The Hampton River Runners are proud to recognize the many contributions of Marta Kelly as the 3rd recipient of the Shiela Burns Award.