Southwest runners fare well in Calgary

George Bowditch
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Swift Current's Jim Bobick had the top Southwest result as he finished third in the men's half marathon age 65-69 group with a time of one hour, 44 minutes and 27 seconds.

Two local runners competed in the full marathon. In the female full marathon in the 45-49 year age group, Joanne Guppy finished sixth in a time of four hours, 36 minutes and 23 seconds.

Swift Current's Jim Bobick had the top Southwest result as he finished third in the men's half marathon age 65-69 group with a time of one hour, 44 minutes and 27 seconds.

Two local runners competed in the full marathon. In the female full marathon in the 45-49 year age group, Joanne Guppy finished sixth in a time of four hours, 36 minutes and 23 seconds.

Brandt Krause, formerly of Swift Current, competed in the men's full marathon in the 25-29 age group and finished 49th with a time of four hours, 15 minutes and 37 seconds

In the men's half marathon age group 55-59 Doug Heinricks finished 15th with a time of one hour, 55 minutes and 48 seconds.

Two Hazlet runners competed in the 10 kilometre female 15-19 age group run and finished tied for 12th. Anina Huber and Celia Soltermann both had a time of 59 minutes and 29 seconds.

In the 10 kilometre male age group 20-24 years, Portreeve's Matt Minogue finished 16th with a time of 46 minutes.

Karen Tsougrianis finished 67th in the 10 kilometre female age group 30-34 with her time of one hour and 35 seconds.

Norma Johnston's time of 53 minutes and 52 seconds had her finish 13th in the female 45-49 age group.

The Calgary Marathon is the oldest marathon race in Canada having first been in 1963.

PeeWee Tribe go 2-2

The Swift Current PeeWee Indians finished with a 2-2 record at the Moose League Tournament over the weekend.

The AA Indians opened the tournament with an 11-6 loss to the Regina White Sox followed by a 4-0 loss to the Regina Pacers.

In their last two games the Indians' bats came alive as Dawson Tangen first earned the win in an 18-13 win over the Regina White Sox.

In their fourth game Darby Crozier earned the win in a 13-3 victory over the Yorkton Cardinals.

This weekend the Indians will be looking to climb the Regina AAA PeeWee Baseball League standings when they travel to Moose Jaw and Regina for a pair of double headers.

Saturday the Indians (3-5-0) face Moose Jaw (6-6-0) followed by a trip to Regina on Sunday to face the Pacers (5-2-0).

Organizations: Regina White Sox, Moose League, Yorkton Cardinals Regina AAA PeeWee Baseball League

Geographic location: Calgary, Swift Current, Moose Jaw Canada

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