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Puddles of fun at Amherst Valentine Run


AMHERST, N.S. – More than 200 runners, including close to 100 youth, scampered through the rain at the 6th Annual Amherst Valentine Run Feb. 16 in Amherst.

The warm, rainy conditions helped runners have fun puddle-jumping in five different races; the 1K, 3K, 5K, 10K and half marathon.

The results for the top 10 in each race are as follows:

Half Marathon (19 competitors)

Chris Trufal, Lower Sackville – 1:25:57

Anthony Fromm, Amherst – 1:29:19

Rock Francoeur, Moncton – 1:34:30

Bill Lane, Moncton – 1:45:37

Nicholas Samson, Harmony – 1:52:53

Duane Olsen, Riverview – 1:54:22

Megan Martin, Springhill – 1:55:52

Oscar Sigstryggsson, Amherst – 1:56:02

Jillian Arany, Brookside – 1:56:58

Adrian Roy, Amherst – 1:58:38

10 Kilometre (33 competitors)

Kent Beattie, Amherst – 42:52

Eric Arsenault, Saint John – 43:48

Stacy Arsenault, Dartmouth – 47:55

Paul Bass, Riverview – 48:54

Scott Laskey, Dieppe – 48:57

David Sutherland, Amherst – 49:46

Amy O’Brien, Amherst – 50:23

Victoria Vance, Amherst – 50:24

Stan Hembrough – 50:38

Sonya Fury, Aulac – 53:50

Five Kilometres (65 competitors)

David Enman, Thomson Station – 19:59

Adam Kemsley, Maccan – 20:17

Derrick Priest, Belmont – 20:52

James Hoyt, Hanwell, N.B. – 25:58

Maureen Daigle, Fredericton, N.B. – 25:58

Tomas Sigtryggsson, Amherst – 26:38

Danielle Cote-Shay, Amherst – 26:38

Kendra Wentzell, Lower Coverdale, N.B. – 26:44

Tim Parker, Weldon, N.B. – 28:42

Michael King, Springhill – 28:41

3 Kilometres (66 competitors)

Colton Caballero, Amherst – 10:34

Zane Power, Amherst – 14:26

Nick Lawrence, Upper Nappan – 15:07

Callum Chitty, Nappan – 15:09

Declan O’Blenis, Amherst – 15:30

Simon Buske, Amherst – 17:46

Tristan O’Blenis, Amherst – 18:28

MacKenzie Paris, Amherst – 18:31

Noah Kelly, Point De Bute, N.B. – 19:49

Joel Ferdinand, West Leicester – 20:10

One Kilometre (30 competitors)

Sarah Kinnear, Amherst – 5:54

Bonnie Wilkie, Amherst – 6:16

Jasper Wilkie, Amherst – 16:16

Claire Davis, Oxford – 6:29

Leah Mizuik, Amherst – 6:30

Alexis Kinnear, Amherst – 6:47

Isabella Ogilvie, Trumanville – 6:47

Jannelle Clark, Amherst – 7:00

Bella Goldrich-Sharpe, Amherst – 7:02

Leah Brunt, Amherst – 7:02

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