Sooke STARRs shine in Sidney

The fifth race of the 2014 Island Race Series was held along the Sidney waterfront on March 9. Sooke STARRs performed well.

Ten-year-old STARR runner Georgia Wark.

Ten-year-old STARR runner Georgia Wark.

The fifth race of the 2014 Island Race Series, the Bazan Bay 5k, was held along the Sidney waterfront on March 9.

There were 12 STARRs entered in the Bazan Bay 5K run, and Sooke took home three bronze medals and five ribbons.

The top STARR performer was Matthew Thompson (01-15) with a time of 17:51. First STARR lady was Amanda Johnston (35-39), in with a time of 19:25. Not far behind was Keven Jolicoeur (35-39), who came in with a 20:00 flat, ninth 9th in a field of 32 and 150 OA.

Other STARRs included:

  • Jonathan Dvorak (35-39), 20:42, 13 in his field, 182 OA
  • Tory Van Ek (45-49), 21:08, 3 in her field, 198 OA
  • Mark Ziegler (60-64), 21:41, 7 in his field, and 221 OA
  • Claude LaForce (50-54), 23:01, 22 in his field, 296th OA
  • Jackie Eddy (60-64), 23:23, 3 in her field, 312 OA
  • Bruce Hawkes (70-74), 25:14, 5 in his field, 394 OA
  • Vince Trahan (65-69), 28:00, 15 in his field, 474 OA
  • Tom Burgess (70-74), 28:59, 10 in his field, 497 OA
  • Georgia Wark (01-15), 35:05, 14 in her field, 586 OA

Their next race of the series will be at the Comox Valley Half-Marathon March 23.