Canadian W40 5,000m record smashed at York University

Mary Unsworth lowered the masters indoor record for the 40-44 age group by more than two minutes

January 23rd, 2018 by | Posted in Runs & Races | Tags: , ,

#motivationmonday #medalmonday – the talk of UTTC track night Monday workout was Master's athlete Mary Unsworth who captured the W40 Canadian Indoor record in the 5km at the Ontario Masters Indoor Track & Field Meet on January 21, 2018. Mary ran 17:07:11 to crush the previous Canadian record of 19:23:64. Mary ran her final 1000m in 3:15:04. Impressive record and fantastic running by this amazing W40 athlete, who will continue to run fast on the track, on the roads and across the globe. A huge congratulations and continued success to Mary Unsworth #mastersathlete #wmamalaga2018 #montrealathleticsgrandprix #inspiringwomenrunners #runitfast #womenrunning #trackie #tracknation #trackandfield #ontariomastersathletics #canadianmastersathletics @muskokaalgonquinrunners @canadianrunning @omatracknfield @athleticscanada @athleticsont @ontariorunners @voltwomen @runnershoutouts

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Mary Unsworth improved the Canadian W40 5,000m indoor record by more than two minutes at the Toronto Track and Field Centre on Sunday.

The masters runner completed the 25-lap event at York University in 17:07:11, crushing the previous mark of 19:23:64, set by Michelle Clark in 2016. The feat was accomplished at the Ontario Masters Athletics (OMA) Mini Meet #2.

Unsworth runs for Muskoka Algonquin Runners.

According to the University of Toronto Masters Track Club, Unsworth covered the final 1K in 3:15, or 16:15 5K pace.