Inaugural Murphys Mica Fun Run a Great Success!

Thanks and congratulations to everyone who came out in frosty conditions to support the Friends of Murphys Point in our first annual Murphys Mica Fun Run! We had a great turnout and lots of positive feedback about the event. Our runners and walkers found the route to be quite lovely as it meandered through the campgrounds, roads and trails. Big thanks to all of our volunteers and the park staff, as well as our┬ásponsors: Barnabe’s, The Cove Restaurant, and the Westport Bamboo Company. Thanks also to the support and advice offered by the good folks at The Running Goat in Perth.

Here are the race results:

Drew Lampman, 21:11
Ken Bond, 21:11.2
Patrick McFadden, 23:19
Terry Stewart, 23:36
Dan Kirkham, 28:08
Zoe Strachan, 28:46
Chris Lucas 29:18
Jeff Nault, 32:43
Stephanie Brousseau, 34:43
Dale Manson, 35:15
Julianne Payne, 35:42
Patty Proulx, 39:06
Lola Kirkham, 40:26
Fern Bond, 41:14
Pam Fergusson, 43:23
Mary Stewart, 43:24
Janice Herwig, 46:33
Sam Kiramathypathy, 50:00
Justine Payne, 50:02
Dave Payne, 50:02
Lori-Anne Bond, 55:36
Holly Bond, 55:40

Top Male over 40: Drew Lampman
Top Female over 40: Patti Proulx
Top Male 13-40: Pat McFadden
Top Female 13-40: Stephanie Brousseau
Top Male under 13: Dale Manson
Top Female under 13: Zoe Strachan

Overall winner: Drew Lampman

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Last Day to be an Early Bird for Fun Run!

Tomorrow (Wed. Oct. 7) is the extended early bird deadline for the first annual Murphys Mica Fun Run! Take advantage of the cheaper rate for this fundraiser. Register online by clicking herePOSTER FOR MICA RUN revised legal size final or visit The Running Goat on Foster Street in Perth. Pre-registration helps us get a better idea of how much food to bring for the fundraising barbecue that day, too! Join the fun on Oct. 17 and help to support the Friends! Please spread the word!

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First Annual Murphys Mica Fun Run!

We have an exciting new event to tell you about! Join us on Oct. 17 for the first annual Murphys Mica Fun Run. Be an early bird (up to Sept. 30) and sign up now for this 5K run along beautiful campground roads and trails at Murphys Point Provincial Park. There will be fun prizes and a fundraising barbecue, too! Help us raise funds in support of Friends activities. Hope to see you there! Click here to register.POSTER FOR MICA RUN revised legal size final

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