Saturday, February 12, 2011

Mercury Rising Women Own the Race!

143 ladies showed up to race the Calgary Hypothermic Half Marathon today. 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 13th place in the women’s field ALL went to Mercury Rising athletes! Lorraine Churchill blazed her way to 2nd, with a pb time of 1:38, over 35 minutes faster than her previous official half marathon time. 3rd place went to Leanne Sherman, who had a breakthrough race, and a pb time of almost 4 minutes! Hot on Leanne’s tail (8 seconds to be exact) Patty Infusino took 3rd place, pb’ing at 1:42. And rounding out the streak of personal best times for the day, Marija Susnjar battled her way to a pb, finishing in 1:49, taking 13th place.

Congratulations, Ladies! Way to represent!!!!!

*Editor's Note: The results published were based on the 10:00am race wave. Unlike past years, this year an additional 1:00pm race wave was added to the race and those results were posted after this blog was written. Despite an extra 48 women's results being added to the combined list, the girls' overall placement only changed slightly, putting them in 2nd, 5th, 6th, and 21st out of 191 women.

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