Vanderhoof runners at the Prince George 46th Annual Labour Day Classic Road race. Top row: Mike R, Bill R, Kerry K, Jessica S, Jeremy S, Madison S. Front Row: Tommy R, Jimmy, Brian N, April S, Alexis S. (Submitted photo)

Vanderhoof runners win big at racing event held in Prince George

Brian Nemethy wins the 14 km men’s race for the fourth time and Nolan McCleary secured gold in the 5 km run for the second time.

The 46th Annual Labour Day Classic Road race was held in Prince George at the start of the month and local runners brought home multiple medals.

Participants could choose from a 1 km kids run, a 5 km, 14 km and 28 km run.

Brian Nemethy won the 14 km’s men race for the fourth time. And in the 5 km men’s race, Nolan McCleary secured gold for the second time.

In the women’s category, Jessica Seely won the 5 km women’s race and Madison Seely came 3rd overall in the same category.

Meanwhile, here are the results for other participants from Vanderhoof.

April Seely participated in the 1 km race.

In the 5 km men’s race, Bill Ransome placed 8th overall and second in his age group; Jimmy Reed placed 15th overall and fourth in his age group; Tommy Reed placed 30th overall and sixth in his age group and Mike Reed placed 34th overall and third in his age group.

In the 5 km women’s race, apart from Madison and Jessica, Alexis Seely placed 7th overall and 1st for her age group.

The 14 km men’s race had Jeremy Seely who came seventh overall and 1st for his age group.

In the 14 km women’s race, Karen Allison came 7th overall and 1st in her age group.

For the 28km run, Kerry Coates came 5th overall and third in her age group.

READ MORE: Vanderhoof runners share their Boston Marathon experience

Aman Parhar
Editor, Vanderhoof Omineca Express

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Nolan M and Brian Nemethy. (Submitted photo)

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