Simon Whitfield

Martinson leading the Island Race series

Simon Whitfield among pack of UVic Vikes with sub-15 minute times in Sidney 5km race

Geoff Martinson has now won all four of the Frontrunners Island Race series events he’s entered in 2013.

Martinson narrowly edged visiting Vancouver runner Ryan Brockerville to win the Bazan Bay 5KM run in Sidney last week.

Bazan was the fifth event of the year.

Simon Whitfield mixed among a pack of current and former UVic Vikes who hit sub-15 minute times in the 5KM.

Former Vikes athlete and current member of the National Triathlon Centre, Ellen Pennock, was the top woman.

Top 20 results.

2013 Synergy Health Management Ltd Bazan Bay 5K

1 Geoff Martinson Prairie Inn Harriers 14:32

2 Ryan Brockerville Point Grey Track Club 14:32

3 Clifford Childs ex-Vikes 14:40

4 Forrest Simpson Vikes 14:45

5 Simon Whitfield Prairie Inn Harriers 14:50

6 Patrick Psotka Vikes  14:50

7 Matthew Sharpe 14:52

8 Kevin Friesen Point Grey Track Club 14:54

9  Jim Finlayson Prairie Inn Harriers

10 M16-19 Joel Deschiffart 15:05

11 M16-19 Lehm Maguire 15:06

12 Ryan Huff Point Grey Track Club 15:07

13 Mark Wilkie Point Grey Track Club 15:09

14 Dylan Gant Point Grey Track Club 15:11

15 Carlos Lesser LiveFit Coaching 15:12

16 M16-19 Russell Pennock UCAC Calgary 15:13

17 Kevin O’Connor Point Grey Track Club 15:15

18 Nicholas Walker Frontrunners 15:25

19 M16-19 Connor Foreman National Triathlon Centre 15:28

20 Sean Chester Prairie Inn Harriers 15:32

… 38 Ellen Pennock National Triathlon Centre 16:29*

*Top female

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