Andrew Lund of Calumet won the half-marathon at the Portage Canal Run Saturday, with a time of 1:26:02.7. Daisuke Minakata of Houghton placed second… more than two-and-a-half minutes off the pace. Matt Wong from Houghton came in two seconds later to clinch third place. Christina Carradine from Marquette was the top women’s finisher. 153 runners finished the half-marathon.
Andrew Brian from Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England, took the 10-mile run, with a time of 1:01:45.4. Paul Lyle of Chassell was a little more than two minutes back in second place, and Ryan Towles of Dollar Bay placed third. Hancock’s Amy Janeshek was the top women’s finisher again this year. She has won the event 10 times. 94 runners finished the 10-mile race.
Jacob Colling from Chassell won the five-mile run… a minute ahead of Tim Dunstan of Dollar Bay. Mark Hallman from Amasa placed third. Lisa Wiitala from Hancock was the top women’s finisher. 294 runners finished the five-mile event.
Chris Sochay from Calumet won the 10-mile walk, with a time of 1:57:25. Sandy Houle from Dollar Bay was the top women’s finisher, and second overall. 56 walkers completed the 10-mile event. Steven Dunstan of Dollar Bay nosed out Colleen Lemler of Calumet to win the five-mile walk, with a time of 1:02:47. Lemler was a tenth of a second off the pace. 162 walkers finished the five-mile stroll.
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