Bayshore Race Raises $51,000
for Cancer Care!!

August 25, 2014
519 runners and walkers helped to make the Bayshore Race a huge success!  Over $51,000 was raised to support the Hospital Campaign for improved cancer care at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital.  The Race took place on Sunday morning, starting and finishing at the Bayshore Community Centre. 


Top finishers in the Half Marathon were Rob Vanderwerf of Owen Sound with a time of 1:21:12 and Janet Gamble of Owen Sound in 1:23:56.  Nathan Monk from Toronto was second and Chris Valieries of Port Elgin for the men.  Stephanie Zammit of Orangeville was second for the ladies followed by Jill Gamble of Owen Sound. 


In the 10k race, Jason Weppler was first with a time of 35:07 while his wife Erica Weppler won the women’s in 41:42.  In the 5k, Steven Nadjiwan of Wiarton finished in 15:42 and Hanna Woodhouse of Clarksburg was the top woman in at 17:14. 


Riley Jacobs-Gamble, age 8, was the first boy in the Kids’ 1k, with a time of 2:05.  The winning girl was 7 year old Charlotte Woodhouse of Clarksburg in at 2:29. 


Sheila Meyer of Ayton was the top female 10k Power Walker with a time of 1:13:49 followed by Phyillis Lovell and Tracy Parken of Owen Sound in 1:18:08 and 1:19:52 respectively.  Fred Wallace was first in the Half Marathon Power Walk finishing in 2:42:07. 


“Thanks to everyone who helped make the 5th annual Bayshore Race a success,” said Race Director, Greg Nicol.  “In addition to runners and walkers we had great help from many volunteers.” See the Results page for complete Race results and photos.



Supporting Better Cancer Care

Proceeds from the 2014 Bayshore Race supported 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. Patients from all over Bruce and Grey Counties will benefit!


Kelsey Hehn of Walkerton collected the most pledges, raising $1,895.  Loretta Cotter of Owen Sound raised $1,515.


Learn how you can support the Hospital Campaign here.


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Race Director: Greg Nicol - 519-477-1207