Weekend Recap RunNB
March 19th, 2018
Despite the snow and still-cold temperatures, the road race season has begun. Two of the province's early spring road races took place this past weekend, the Pete's Pub St. Paddy's Day Dash in Saint John, and the Miramichi March 5km in Miramichi.
At the Pete's Pub St. Paddy's Day Dash:
- On the men's side, Dean Strowbridge covered the 3.7kms in a time of to win the event, followed by Alex Bates in a time of , and Joe Cormier in .
- On the women's side, Marcie Holland won the event in a time of , followed by Maryro Mendez in a time of , and Amélie Aikman in .
The event featured a total of 63 participants
Results are not currently posted but will be soon.
At the Miramichi March 5km:
- Jean-Marc Doiron and fiancé Anouk Pelletier, both of Moncton, won the men's and women's races, respectively, and both broke the existing course records. Doiron ran a blistering time of while Pelletier ran a time of .
- Bryan Thomas of North Tetagouche claimed silver in the men's race with a time of , while Kip Jackson of Sackville claimed bronze with a time of . On the women's side, Danielle Keefe of Fredericton claimed silver with a time of , while Johanna Borris of Miramichi claimed bronze with a time of .
The event featured a total of 53 participants.
Full results to the Miramichi March 5km can be found here: events.runnb.ca/results/
By: Brandon Scott LeBlanc