Over 150 runners of all ages and abilities converged on the Old Bezanson Townsite on Saturday for the 8th running of the Bezanson Bog XC Running Races.
The featured 5 km distance saw a competitive four-way battle for the win involving Wolves alumnus Hayden Hollowell and three local high schoolers. Hollowell managed to gap the field in the final 400m and cruised to victory in a time of 18:52, 2 seconds better than runner up Jordan Lundstrom from Peace Wapiti Academy. Peace Country Wolves Athletics Club runners Kobe Grocholski and Chris Neilssen placed third and fourth, respectively.
Other category winners included:
Jr Elm Boys Tyce Mueller RWZ
Jr Elm Girls Isabelle McFaw RWZ
Sr Elm Boys Myron Brown RWz
Sr Elm Girls Tess Dziaduck BEZ
Jr H Boys Jacob Farnsworth WAC
Jr H Girls Mairen Lawson St Joes
Sr H Girls Lydia Steinke PWA
Open Women Megan Hopkins Wolves
Masters Women Marlene Corcoran WAC
Masters Men Carl Lawson GP
The Bog was race #2 in the 2017 Wolves XC Running Series. Race #3, the Steve Burgess Memorial, takes place next Saturday at the Wapiti Nordic Ski Trails.
Full results are posted here 17BezBogResults