Abbotsford woman takes top time in hardest Squamish 50 event

Local runners managed to place on the podium in other divisions

A Canadian woman took the best overall time in the hardest division of perhaps one of the most brutal ultramarathons to ever grace Squamish grounds.

Jenny Quilty of Abbotsford beat out all the men and women in the Squamish 50’s 50-50 race with a time of 16:00:33 this past weekend.

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The 50-50 is the toughest event of the race, forcing competitors to run both 50 kilometres and 50 miles throughout the competition.

David Meyers of Vancouver took the best male time in that event, clocking in at 16:42:04.

Also of note, Squamish runners also snagged Top 3 times in the 50-mile, 50-kilometre and 23-kilometre events, respectively.

Podium results have been compiled below.

 

 

——50-50——

 

-Men-

David Myers — Vancouver — 16:42:04

Crispin Flowerday — San Francisco —16:52:50

Tianhan Xia — Burnaby — 17:50:31

 

 

-Women-

Jenny Quilty — Abbotsford — 16:00:33

Kristen Hansen — Edmonton — 17:52:28

Lauren Head — Washington — 18:04:29

 

 

——50-Miler——

 

-Men-

Chris Mocko — Boulder — 7:39:32

Nick Elson — Squamish — 7:40:43

Shaun Stephens-Whale — Roberts Creek — 8:13:40

 

 

-Women-

Jeanelle Hazlett — North Vancouver — 9:13:46

Jenny Quilty — Abbotsford — 9:28:15

Catrin Jones — Victoria — 9:33:54

 

 

 

——50K——

 

-Men-

Brendan Urlocker — Squamish — 5:14:53

Etienne Robert — Gatineau — 5:21:34

Todd Marwick — Vancouver — 5:23:20

 

-Women-

Tara Holland — Squamish — 6:15:41

Hailey Van Dyk — Squamish — 6:31:54

Jenny Quilty — Abbotsford — 6:32:18

 

 

 

——23K——

 

-Men-

Alexandre Ricard — Squamish — 1:43:30

Patrick Sperling — Edmonton — 1:54:26

Mike Murphy — Squamish — 1:54:40

 

 

-Women-

Anne-Marie Madden — Vancouver — 2:00:47

Cheryl Pepin — North Vancouver — 2:04:13

Aisling O'Shea — Vancouver — 2:14:14

 

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