Hundreds of participants took part in the Giant’s Head Run on Saturday evening. The run was part of the Summerland Action Festival on the weekend. It included a 5.4-kilometre course and a 10-kilometre course.

Hundreds of participants took part in the Giant’s Head Run on Saturday evening. The run was part of the Summerland Action Festival on the weekend. It included a 5.4-kilometre course and a 10-kilometre course.

Athletes compete in run and triathlon

Hundreds of athletes participated in the Giant’s Head Run and Man of Steel Triathlon on Saturday.

Hundreds of athletes participated in the Giant’s Head Run and Man of Steel Triathlon on Saturday.

The events were part of the Summerland Action Festival.

The Giant’s Head Run had a 5.4-kilometre course and a 10-kilometre course.

The Man of Steel Triathlon had individual and team categories.

Giant’s Head Run


Female 5 and under: First Cassidy Martin, second Kamryn Conlin, third Morgan Rogalsky.

Female 6-10: First Lauren Bitte, second Cate Robinson, third Keirsten Sorensen.

Female 11-12: First Tatum Wade, second Cyan Nickel, third Saki Smith.

Female 13-15: First Sophie Cormillot, second Elizabeth Klimm, third Alicia Nightingale.

Female 16-18: First Katelyn Michaud, second Megan Noseworthy, third Jessica Lobay.

Female 19-34: First Lisa Isaak, second Melanie Girard, third Michele Hartskamp.

Female 35-54: First Cathy Harrold, second Goewin Demmon, third Leslie Park.

Female 55 and older: First Linda Bergstrom, second Pat Hayward, third Loretta McDiarmid.

Male 5 and under: First Mateo Ducheck, second Nolan Wilson, third Amish McCallum.

Male 6-10: First Daniel Hall, second Max Patenaude, third Charles Shaw.

Male 11-12: First Noah Russill, second Elijah Dueck, third John Shaw.

Male 13-15: First Tamatea Westby, second Clive Bradley, third Duncan Robinson.

Male 16-19: First Gabriel Girard, second Scott Anderson, third Shad Collins.

Male 19-39: First David Gubbins, second Kelsey McKay, third Chris Bergstrom.

Male 40-59: First Colin Buckingham, second Joel Shaw, third Mike Cook.

Male 60 and older: First Dave Olsen, second Don Bergstrom, third Dan Cumming.


Female 18 and under: First Laura Hall, second Erin Swan, third Bailey Johnson.

Female 19-34: First Erin Trainer, second Angie Smythe, third Angela Quinton.

Female 35-54: First Carrie Allen, second Emily Spencer, third Lisa Michaud.

Female 55 and older: First Marie McCormack, second Deb Powell, third Barbara Mandau.

Male 18 and under: First Samuel Clarke, second Jack Taylor, third Benjamin Geertz.

Male 19-39: First Ben Thistlewood, second Josh Heinrich, third Joe Peters.

Male 40-59: First Hector Carlos, second Kevin Webb, third Wolfgang Depner.

Man of Steel Triathlon


Female 10 and under: First Mrs. Mcintosh’s Apples (Sloane Dueck, Fiona Girard, Paige Gibbings.)

Female 11-13: First Zip Zap Zoop (Silvie Cormillot, Brooklyn Parliament, Olivia Harrold); second Splash Flash Dash (Phoebe Chalmers, Carmen Harrold, Emilia Tolnai); third The Indistructible (Amelia DeGagne, Leigha Herman, Keelyn Mitchell.)

Female 14-18: First The Jedis (Chloe Harrold, Emma Russill, Madeline MacIntosh.)

Female 19-49: First Sprint to Challenge (Collette Shanner, Heather Cooke, Susan Kast.)

Male 10 and under: First The Domin8tors (Jonah Benoit, Dezi Ducheck, Peter Kunka); second Pink Fluffy Unicorns (Trae Allen, Kaylee Biggley, Sheldon Biggley.)

Male 11-13: First There Is No Tri (Tamatea Westby, Evan Peters, Eli Grant): second Tripower 3 Amigos (William Rodriguex, Holden Berrisford, Connor Berrisford); third Three Talking Turkeys (Sydney St. Hilaire, Noah Rich, Tyler Algar.)

Male 14-18: First Triceratos (Rachel Shanner, Elia Rodriguez, Leif Forge); second Seriously Out Of Shape (Megan Noseworthy, Corwin Shanner, Ashia Fredeen.)

Male 19-39: First 3 Fast 3 Furious (Christina Holtjer, Lindsey Jenner, Matt Jones); second The A-Ha (Adra Greig, Hector Greig, Alison Braid.)

Family: First Team Titanium (Ed Benoit, Mary Benoit, Pascal Benoit); second Team Mandau (Nigel Mandau, Miranda Mandau, Brayden Mandau); third ADHD Pickles (Holden Girard, Paul Girard, Carmen Eberle.)

Seniors 50 and older: First Beaner Keener Weiner (Murali Venkateraman, Brent Harrold, Richard Haverkamp); second Team Isaaks Take Two (Caroline Isaak, Lindsey Isaak, Bob Isaak); third Budapest Buddies (John Drover, Lesley Dyck, Maryam Stock.)


Female 11-13: First Natalie Benoit, second Paige Russill, third Martina Antifay.

Female 14-18: Holly Antifay.

Female 19-34: First Trish Stathers, second Ashley Rodenbush.

Female 35-54: First Dannica Stevenson-Wade, second Lisa Spalding, third Mary Beth Rutherford.

Male 10 and under: First Casey McDermid.

Male 11-13: First Hemming Sola, second Koen Buckingham.

Male 14-18: First Ethan Sands, second Joshua Webb.

Male 19-39: First Joe Wessel, second Darren Rodenbush, third Daniel Papadopolous.

Male 40-59: First Gary Wade.

Male 60 and older: First Jack Wessel.

Open Rec 19 and older: First Joanne Montgomery, second Joost Schulte, third Sara Weintraub.


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