Dylan Wykes turns back the clock at Vancouver First Half
Dylan Wykes is considered one of Canada’s best-ever marathoners and a 2012 Olympian over the distance. The Miles2Marathon co-founder and trainer emerged from racing retirement and ran the Vancouver First Half on Sunday, profitable the race in 1:06:00.
Wykes hasn’t raced a half-marathon since June of 2017, the place he ran 1:05:53 at the Vancouver Half-Marathon. His non-public perfect in the tournament is a 1:02:38 from 2012. Second position in Sunday’s race went to Rob Watson, who represented Canada at the 2013 World Championships, in 1:06:41, and 3rd position went to Anthony Tomisch in 1:06:47.
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In the ladies’s tournament Robyn Mildren was once the first throughout the line in 1:17:43. Second position went to Andrea Lee in 1:18:42 and 3rd position to Courtney Olsen in 1:19:03. Full effects may also be discovered right here.
The Vancouver First Half is a build-up for the Vancouver Marathon which takes position in May. Registration is now open for the Vancouver Marathon, and the 2019 tournament has already gained affirmation that 2018 Boston Marathon champion Yuki Kawauchi will race on Canadian soil for the first time. The marathon is lower than 3 weeks after Boston, which Kawauchi has mentioned he’s going to additionally race once more in 2019.
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