Strong Hamilton field takes on Ottawa marathons


OTTAWA – There were no shortage of Hamilton runners in the recent ING marathons, part of Ottawa’s Race Weekend.

The races attracted a record field of entrants competing in nine categories from full marathons to inline skate marathons. Participants totalled 29,364.

Here are times for Hamilton entrants:

Full marathon
Davis Morris, 3:26.16; Steve Wolfe, 3:42.50; Mike Bell, 3:53.31; Ciara O’Reilly, 3:54.54; Joe Bucci, 3:57.31; Noelle Small, 4:10.32; Joanne Keenan, 4:1`3.13; Joeline Hilbert, 4:42.06; Tamara Cummings, 4:42.06; Catherine Hewak-Castro, 4:59.47; Kyoung-Ju Simmons, 5:17.05; Stephen Newman, 5:34.44; Shirley Forsyth, 5:47.55; Janet Hamilton, 5:48.12.

Half marathon
Kevin Abbott, 1:50.47; Christine Walton, 2:00.34; Richard Hendriks, 2:06.34; Rochelle Simpson, 2:06.37; Bryan Stewart, 2:11.27; Joseph Castro, 2:14.37; Susan Brandon, 2:14.38; Lawrence De Koning, 2:19.15; Sara Partington, 2:19.32; Nadine Doris, 2:19.50; Shannon Scott, 2:25.28