On Sunday, Oct. 6, the second Interior Running Association cross-country race of the season was held in Summerland near the Rodeo Grounds on the Trans-Canada Trail.
A total of 99 runners took part in the 7.4-kilometre loop and 33 people, mainly youths eight to 15 years old, completed the shorter but challenging 3.2-kilometre route.
The overall adult winners in the 7.4 km race were Cael Warner (M16-19) from Penticton in a time of 26:40 while Shelly Hack (F40-44) from Redmond, Washington, was top female in 32:54.
Summerland competitors were: Bob Isaak, eighth, 30:06, first M55-59; Mike Berresford 18th, 32:31, fourth M45-49; Jon Broadbent 31st 36:25 second M55-59; Chantel Weston 38th, 38:11, second F35-39; Lasma Scramstad, 40th, 38:25, third F20-29, Jane Theilmann 45th, 39:08, third F50-54; Patrick Amundsen 49th, 39:58, third M55-59; Alison Crawford 50th, 40:04, second F55-59; Gillian Stevens 62nd, 41:22, third F35-39; Jane Berrisford 65th, 41:37, fifth F45-49; Susan Kast 68th, 42:46, fifth F40-44; Rebecca Walton 72nd, 43:52, sixth F40-44; Colleen Harlton 75th, 45:00, fourth F50-54; Cheryl Hills 76th, 45:25, seventh F45-49; Krista Borsheim 79th, 46:00, fifth F35-39; Greg Krysa 84th, 47:08, sixth M35-39; Karen Nairn 85th, 47:10, sixth F50-54; Chris Foley 86th, 47:13, seventh M40-44; Bill Fulton 88th, 48:35, fourth M55-59; Carmen Eberle 90th, 48:57, eighth F40-44; Paul Girard 91st, 48:58, eighth M40-44; Sylvia Thompson 95th, 54:08, fifth F55-59 and Caroline Isaak 99th, 1:02:16, eighth F50-54.
There was a fantastic turnout of runners for the inaugural kids’ 3.2 km race.
Overall winners were Stephen Moore in a time of 13:19 U13B from Salmon Arm while his sister, Julianne, also U13 was top girl in a time of 14:00.
Summerland finishers were Keagan Ingram second, 13:33, second U13B; Tamatea Westby third, 13:46, third U13B; Jason Sherban fourth, 13:46; Connor Berrisford 10th, 15:59; Hannah Walton 16th, 17:30, first 13-15G; Tayla Ingram 17th, 17:38; Holden Berrisford 18th, 17:53; Holden Girard 19th, 18:01; Haley Berrisford 18:38, second 13-15G and Emily Watson 26th, 20:08.