Warm Sunday morning in Winnipeg, Canadian marathon record holder Cameron Levins He announced that he had won the 2022 Canadian Half Marathon Championship at 63:23 on Winnipeg (finished before the race was canceled due to the heat). This title will be his seventh national title and his first title since Levins set a record at 2:09:25 in 2018.
After being selected to represent Canada at the 2022 World Championships in Eugene, Oregon, Levins raced as a tune-up for next month’s marathon. Ben pricener Finished in 2nd place at 67:20. Thomas Toss I was in 3rd place at 68:22.
Levins broke the previous record at 64:44 in more than a minute. BC Native, who currently lives and trains in Portland, Oregon, participated in the 5,000m and 10,000m events at the 2012 London Olympics and ran a full marathon at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo last summer. .. Levins holds a Canadian marathon record at 2:09:25 from the 2018 Toronto Waterfront Marathon.
Two-time Olympic athlete Cameron Levins, who holds a Canadian record in the full marathon, won the men’s half marathon race.
Two-time Olympic athlete Natasha Wodak won the women’s title.
Both are from BC
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Two Olympic athletes in the women’s race Natasha Wodak I brought her home The 2nd National Championship of the Season At 1:15:20.In an interview with Winnipeg SunWodak said he knew that due to the high humidity, the time would be 3-4 minutes slower than usual.
Vodak, who holds his personal best 69:41, is in Toronto. Sasha Golish When Laura de Jardin. Vodak widened his lead in the last few kilometers and defeated Golish in a minute and a half (1:16:55).
Golish is currently on the podium 3-3 at the 2022 National Championship (Silver: 10,000m and 21.1K, Bronze: 10K).
Bronze battle with Dejardan Kinsey Middleton Fight for the final podium in the last kilometer. Dejardin overtook Middleton by 18 seconds at 1:18:19. Middleton was fourth at 1:18:37.
Middleton was named her first Canadian World Championship team earlier this month. Her breakout performance At the 2022 Ottawa Marathon.
At the Manitoba Marathon on Sunday, many runners shortened the race as the coach decided to cancel the race prematurely due to the heat and humidity. The temperature at the start of the race at 7:00 am was around 23 degrees Celsius, Humidex I quickly shot in the range of 33-40 ° C within an hour.
Cameron Levins sets course record at Canada’s Half Marathon Championship
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