A southern Ontario runner-favourite, the NB Chilly Half-Marathon and Frosty 5K, went off Sunday in what was one of the final road races of the winter in the area.

The flat and fast 5K and half-marathon courses start and finish at (or near, for the 5K) Burlington City Hall. Conditions were sunny and temperatures around 0-3 C at the time of start, just after 10 a.m. local time. Sunday’s race was sold out.

Olympians Reid Coolsaet and Krista DuChene won the half-marathon in 1:05:16 and 1:16:09. Phil Parrot-Migas and Rachel Hannah won the Frosty 5K in 15:00 and 17:20.

Highlights of the event include post-race Stagg Chili, Steam Whistle beer and a New Balance Quarter-Zip Technical Top. An estimated 3,600 runners raced the half-marathon and 5K on Sunday morning, according to MPP for Burlington Eleanor McMahon.

Full results can be found at the bottom of this page.

Frosty 5K start

Chilly Half-Marathon

Photo: Kelly Doyle.

Chilly Half-Marathon

Photo: Kelly Doyle.

Chilly Half-Marathon

Photo: Kelly Doyle.

Men’s half-marathon winner Reid Coolsaet

Chilly Half-Marathon

Photo: Kelly Doyle.

Women’s half-marathon winner Krista DuChene

Chilly Half-Marathon

Photo: Kelly Doyle.

The pepper giving out high-fives

Chilly Half-Marathon

Photo: Kelly Doyle.

Chilly Half-Marathon

Photo: Kelly Doyle.

Chilly Half-Marathon

Photo: Kelly Doyle.

Chilly Half-Marathon

Photo: Kelly Doyle.

Men’s 5K winner Phil Parrot-Migas

Chilly Half-Marathon

Photo: Kelly Doyle.

Half-marathon results

5K results

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