VIDEO: Robbie Burns 8K in Burlington, Ont. celebrates 40 years

More than 700 runners braved icy temperatures today at the 40th annual Robbie Burns 8K Road Race

January 27th, 2019 by | Posted in Runs & Races | Tags: , , , ,

In stark contrast to last year’s mild temperatures, it was a sunny but chilly morning in Burlington, Ont. today as more than 700 runners came out for the 40th annual Robbie Burns 8K Road Race.  For the third year in a row, Victoria Coates won in 28:51.7, and Blair Morgan won the men’s race for the second year in a row, in 25:36.4.

RELATED: Scenes from the 2018 Robbie Burns 8K

The race was also the site of the OMA Trillium Series 8K, of which the top three male finishers were Michael Gill (26:53), Ross Bain (27:28) and Mitch Free (29:06), and the top three females were Krista DuChene (29:55), Seanna Robinson (31:02) and Lynn Dempsey (32:53).

In the Athletics Canada Trillium Series 8K, the top three men were Blair MorganNicholas Mota (25:48) and Andrew Davies (25:52) and the top three women were Krista DuChene, Seanna Robinson and Julia Cameron (32:37).

Here are some additional photos from today’s events. For full results, click here