Pouring rain couldn't keep runners from taking to the streets of Prince Rupert for the annual Crest Glory Days.

Pouring rain couldn't keep runners from taking to the streets of Prince Rupert for the annual Crest Glory Days.

Results from Prince Rupert’s Glory Days run

The pouring rain did little to dampen the spirits of those who came out on Saturday morning for the Crest Glory Days.

The pouring rain did little to dampen the spirits of those who came out on Saturday morning for the Crest Glory Days, an event with a five and 10 kilometre run.

Prince Rupert men took the majority of the top spots in the 5k run. Lyndon Drummond was the top male under 15 with a time of 32:04, while Anthony Magliocchi, Matthey LaFiandra and Ryan Staschuk swept the 20-39 age group with times of 29:38, 31:16 and 31:18 respectively. Skeena – Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen, who was in town to support NDP candidate Jennifer Rice, won the 40-49 age group with a time of 24:24, followed by Ken Veldman  with a time of 31:13. Gary Pettipas of Terrace was the lone non-Rupert winner, taking first in the 50-and-over group with a time of 24:55, followed by Erwin Cacher at 25:04 and Balvinder Nanan at 30:29.

As with the men, Prince Rupert’s female runners took the majority of the 5k run results. Michaela Yeo of Terrace was the lone under-15 runner, finishing with a time of 36:48. Johanna Wick was the fastest woman and fastest runner in the 5k, finishing in 21:56, followed in the 20-29 age group by Amber Sheasgreen at 22:14 and Leigh-Anne Magnusson at 24:53. In the 40-49 age group, Bonnie Corey placed first at 29:55 followed by Kate Mercer of New Aiyansh at 31:14 and Elisabeth Scott at 32:14. Susan Enns won the 50-and-over age group with a time of 33:47, Marianne Wick placed second at 35:14 and Loretta Robinson placed third at 28:56

It was essentially a Prince Rupert sweep in the men’s 10k, with only two out of town runners placing. In the 19-and-under category, Avery Baily placed first at 43:34, followed by Kendal Drummond at 50:35. Remy Talbot had the fastest time in the 20-39 category and the fastest time overall, finishing at 40:47, followed by Luke Robin at 41:38 and Charles Tree at 45:23. Dave Magnusson won the 40-49 age group at 58:04, followed by Ross Franes at 1:01:11 and Willard Lincoln of Kincolith at 1:29:42. In the 50-and-over group, Bob Cuthbert finished first at 53:25, Terry Pierce finished second at 56:08 and Michael Bruce of Terrace was third at 57:00.

Prince Rupert women took all the top 10k spots. Keisha Sankey topped the 19-and-under division at 48:47 followed by Katrina LaRochelle at 48:50. Mary Bartlett was the fastest in the 20-39 group and the fastest woman, finishing at 47:37, followed by Jema Leavens at 48:38 and Erin Mutrie at 49:51. Kathy Murphy won the 40-49 age group at 55:40 followed by Karen Sankey at 1:02:22 and Erica Pikola at 1:03:24. Sandy Jone topped the 50-and-over group at 55:05, followed by Paddy Jones at 58:40 and Gail Bennett at 56:53.

In the 5k walk, Leisha Mercer of New Aiyansh had the fastest time at 50:40, followed by Arlene Perez of Prince Rupert at 53:01 and Hilda Robinson of New Aiyansh at 56:23.