Come run our 100th event (2021). The course is both scenic and challenging, taking runners through Hamilton in Ontario. Snowman medal for all finishers (Gold Snowman medals for the very fast). Indoor registration, refreshments and awards. Spectators are welcome in the gymnasium. Change rooms with showers for entrants.
All entrants will receive embroidered cotton baseball cap at bib pickup. At the finish a snowman finishers medal and a fleece blanket to stay warm. As always great post race social now at Tailgate Charlies, our favorite sports bar, a short walk from the YMCA. Bring your number for a beverage. Each finisher gets a snowman medal and a polar fleece pullover.
YMCA 79 James Street South, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
|2nd Male||48:47||Mike Tale||25||Heatherton|
|3rd Male||49:21||Matt Hughes||36||Toronto|
|4th Male||50:20||John Polson||30||Teneriffe|
|2nd Female||56:04||Sanna Mustonen||23||Oshawa|
|3rd Female||56:19||Leslie Sexton||30||Kingston|
|4th Female||56:56||Robyn Mildren||25||Vancouver|
|M 40-49||59:17||Mike Bianchi||42||Hamilton|
|M 50-59||1:03:00||Christopher Graham||56||Toronto|
|M 60-69||1:08:25||Tom Carolan||60||Hamilton|
|M 70+||1:22:47||Mitchell Kosny||70||Toronto|
|F 40-49||58:38||Carmen Hussar||41||Homewood|
|F 50-59||1:15:30||Tomoko TAmaoki||57||Burlington|
|F 60-69||1:28:50||Jil Lograno||60||Oakville|
|F 70+||1:39:01||Mary Whitfield||74||Hamilton|
Olympians, Canadian record holders and national cross-country champions were among those who braved the cold in southern Ontario for the Boxing Day 10-miler.
Canadian steeplechase record holder and Olympian Matt Hughes won the 10-miler (16K) in 51:18 followed by two-time national senior cross-country champion Ross Proudfoot. Reid Coolsaet, a 2:10:28 marathoner and two-time Olympian, was third in 51:45.
Vancouver’s Robyn Mildren was the top woman in the 10-miler in 59:17 clocking an identical (gun) time as second-place finisher Carmen Hussar. Hussar was an Olympic finalist in the 1,500m at the 2004 Olympics and won a silver medal at the 2004 IAAF World Indoor Championships. Amy Hicks was third at the B.D. 10-Miler in 1:00:22.
The event also included a 4-miler (6.4K) won by Jeff Dill (23:15) and Mary Unsworth (24:25).
A scenic course with downtown start and finish, the 10 mile event includes 6 miles of paved waterfront trail. The 4 mile event includes 1 mile of the waterfront trail.