Bayshore Race Raises $29,000 for Cancer Care Campaign!
Almost 400 runners and walkers participated in the 6th Annual Bayshore Race. $29,600 was raised to support Grey Bruce Health Services’ Hospital Campaign for improved cancer care at the Owen Sound
Regional Hospital. The Race took place on Sunday August 23, starting and finishing at the Bayshore Community Centre.
Top finishers in the 10k were Cameron MacDonald of Owen Sound with a time of 36:21 and Janet Gamble of Owen Sound who finished in 38:47. Michael Konstantopoulos of Toronto was 2nd and Robert Campbell of Toronto was 3rd for the men. Anne Byrne of Toronto was second for the ladies followed by Paula Lockyer of Meaford.
Brendan Mulroy of Owen Sound was the fastest 10k Power Walker with a time of 1:11:30.
In the 5k race, Wiarton’s Steven Nadjiwan was the overall winner with a time of 15:46 while Christiane Konstantopoulos of Toronto won the women’s in 18:18.
Riley Jacobs-Gamble, age 9 from Owen Sound was the first boy in the Kids’ 1k, with a time of 4:27. The winning girl was 7 year old Olivia Latham at 5:11.
“Thanks to all runners and walkers, all our great sponsors and more than 70 volunteers who helped make the 6th Annual Bayshore Race a success,” said Race Director, Greg Nicol.
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Proceeds from the Bayshore Race will support The Hospital Campaign: an $11.4 million fundraising campaign to improve cancer heart and emergency care at Grey Bruce Health Services Hospitals with a focus on cancer care at the Regional Hospital in Owen Sound.
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