High School Runners Top Field at Bezanson Bog

Posted on 2014/09/21



Runners prepare for the 5 km start at the 2014 Bezanson Bog XC Running Race

Ninety two runners of all ages hit the trails at the Old Bezanson Townsite on Saturday for Race #3 in the Wolves XC Running Series, the Bezanson Bog.

In the featured 5 km distance, a pair of high school runners prevailed in both the men’s and women’s events.  North Peace Secondary’s Ben Blackmon placed first among the men in 19:10, 5 seconds better than La Glace’s Paul Birnbaum.  The women were led by Wolves Athletics Club runner Brittany Duvall, who bested team mate  Kailey Bratland 22:43 to 22:58.

Other best times posted on Saturday included

Boys 1.5 km      5:43    Simeon Birnbaum      La Glace

Girls 1.5 km       5:51     Anna Birnbaum          La Glace


Boys 3 km      9:56     Dario Staples         Montrose

Girls 3 km     12:24   Emma Newhook   Beaverlodge

Full results of the 2014 Bezanson Bog

Race 4 in the 2014 Wolves Cross Country Series, the Dawson Creek Sneak, goes next Saturday at the Bear Mountain Cross Country Ski Area.



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