Fast Times at DOC

The 2014 edition of the Don Olson Classic proved to be the largest & fastest race ever. 332 athletes ranging in age from 5 to 79 finished either the 2.5K single loop or the 5K double loop event through the beautiful trails of Albion Hills.
On the women’s side, Maddy Grieg defended her 2.5K title with a course record 8:59 & Hiley Dobbs retained her 5K title with a course record 18:37.
The men were equally impressive with Cameron Dean earning the top spot in the 2.5K with an 8:27 & Thomas Witkowicz obliterating the 5K course record & the competition with a 16:21.
The Masters titles went to Holly Greenwood & Bob Grieg while the Junior winners were Alexys Maurice & Luke Jaciw-Zurakowsky
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Maurice, Barber Big in Windsor

Eight 310 Running athletes travelled to Windsor on August 2-3 to compete in Athletics Ontario Bantam/Midget/Youth Championships. When the dust settled, the group came away with a gold, a bronze & 8 big personal bests.
Makiah Hunt led the way by winning gold in the Youth girls pole vault. Teammate Laura Lopachyk finished 8th in the same event with a new personal best.
Bantam girls Alexys Maurice & Charlotte Barber had a spectacular Athletics Ontario Championships debut notching PBs in every event they competed in & scoring 17 points combined.
Alexys opened the competition with a bronze medal in the high jump & followed that up with 8th & 9th place finishes in the 800 & 1200 respectively. Charlotte narrowly missed the podium, logging two 4th place finishes, one in the 800 & the other in the 1200.
Simon Quann kept the good times rolling by running his fastest ever 800 & his second fastest 400 in the Youth boys category.
Liam Jordan & Kevin Nam also put in solid efforts over the weekend. Liam took on the Youth boys 800 while Kevin competed in the pole vault.