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Houston Marathon: Canadian results

Some excellent results from Canadian age-groupers in Houston yesterday

There were a lot of happy Canadians in Houston today as multiple national women’s records fell, and many other runners scored personal bests and achieved their goals in the Texas city.

RELATED: Malindi Elmore shatters Canadian marathon record in 2:24:50

Half-marathon leaders

Natasha Wodak became the first Canadian woman to go sub-1:10 in the half-marathon. Wodak’s 1:09:41 finish brokeΒ Rachel Cliff’s record, set just last month, of 1:10:06. Wodak finished 17th overall in the results. Cliff herself finished in 1:10:13 today. Sarah Inglis,Β who is based in B.C. but is not a Canadian citizen, ran a personal best 1:10:24, andΒ Emily Setlack ran a personal best 1:11:40.

Malindi Elmore at the 2019 Ottawa 10K Canadian Championships. Photo: Victah Sailer

Rory Linkletter was the fastest Canadian on the half-marathon course, running a 1:01:44 in his half-marathon debut, for 15th overall. Cam Levins was the second Canadian in the half, finishing in 1:02:14, andΒ Tristan Woodfine was third Canadian, in 1:03:30, a personal best of a minute and 15 seconds.

Men 16-19

2. Simon Gingras 1:17:24

Men 20-24

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8. Mathieu Gauthier 1:12:40

Men 25-29

4. Tristan Woodfine 1:03:30
9. Phil Parrot-Migas 1:03:53

Men 30-34

5. Kevin Coffey 1:05:53
20. Mark Cullen 1:20:15

Men 35-39

3. Adam Hortian 1:06:28
7. Gabriel Jarquin 1:10:14

Men 40-44

4. Reinier Paauwe 1:15:50

Men 50-54

3. Myron Tetrault 1:17:48
6. Mufaro Chivasa 1:24:40

Men 65-69

4. Larry Ness 1:38:36

Women 20-24

4. Caroline Lampard 1:19:57

Women 35-39

4. Julia Howard 1:16:09
5. Melissa Paauwe 1:17:06

Women 45-49

1. Shari Boyle 1:19:29
15. Sarah Penny 1:39:46

Women 60-64

16. Arlene Gaimari 2:01:54

Marathon leaders

In the full marathon,Β Malindi Elmore broke Cliff’s record of 2:26:56 by more than two minutes, not to mention scoring a podium position when she came through the finish line in 2:24:50 for third place.Β Anne Johnston was the second Canadian woman across the line, in 2:36:46.

Women 35-39

13) Heather O’donnell 2:51:35
18) Kari Elliott 2:54:26

Women 50-54

14) Christine Hobeika 3:41:21

Women 55-59

8) Nathalie Gauthier 3:49:42

Men 20-24

12) Connor Hammond 2:55:20

Men 35-39

17) Trevor Dickie 2:35:33

Men 40-44

17) Ken Ginnan 2:54:54

Men 55-59

3) Jim Fullarton 2:56:44

Men 70-74

1) Chuh Shih Chen 3:55:10