December 26, 2000
Marilyn McCrimmon & Bill Scriven
Marilyn (12th overall) and Bill (6th overall) were the top two Harriers in the Boxing Day 10 Mile Handicap Race.

December 18, 2000
Mike Emerson
Mike won his age group for the first time ever in a road race at the Beat the Christmas Rush 5K.

December 11, 2000
Alex Coffin
Alex (16:19) was third overall in the Beat the Christmas Rush 5K with only Steve Osaduik (15:39) and Keith Butler (16:09) ahead of him.

December 4, 2000
Sandy Stewart & Steven Shelford
Sandy ran a personal course best, 39:44, and was the second Harrier finisher at Gunner Shaw. Steve won the Merrython outright - his first ever race victory.

November 27, 2000
Chad DePol
A perennial contender, Chad finished a strong second overall to James Morrison in the Gunner Shaw 10K CC Classic.

November 20, 2000
Wendy Davies
Wendy was the top master and second female overall in the 5K Dash for Diabetes.

November 13, 2000
Caroline Waelti & Bruce Cheadle
Captained the first place finishing team in the Mixed Master Division of the Harriers Thetis Lake 20K Relay.

November 6, 2000
Chad DePol
Chad was the fastest Harrier at the Haney-Harrison 100K relay, placing 8th overall on the very difficult Stage 7.

October 30, 2000
Shirley McComb
Shirley ran her first race as a Harrier and finished 3rd in her age group with a 1:36 at the grueling Shawnigan Lake Half Marathon. Well done, Shirley.

October 23, 2000
Ken Arnott
Ken was the top Harrier finisher and first in his age group in the Creepy Crawl 5K.

October 16, 2000
Linda Gibson
Linda placed 15th overall and first master in the Okanagan International 10K in Kelowna.

October 2, 2000
Sandy Auburn
Current Saudi Arabia resident Sandy Auburn, Hellion historian and Harrier sparkplug, ran the Run for the Cure 5K on the weekend. It was her longest continuous run in longer than she could remember! Well done. Unfortunately she's heading back overseas soon. We wish her well.

September 18, 2000
Sandy Anderson and Ken Arnott
Both Sandy and Ken turned in gold medal performances at the B.C. Seniors Games in Kelowna.

September 18, 2000
Alex Coffin
A solid 8 days for the mighty Dr. Wood Box: Alex won the inaugural Comox Valley Country Roads Marathon, then finished 2nd overall at the Land's End Half Marathon.

September 11, 2000
Munaza Chaudry and Dena Carroll
Munaza and Dena ran their first ever half marathons at the tough Land's End Half Marathon. Munaza squeaked under 2:00 with a 1:59:49.

September 4, 2000
Ken Chew and Wendy Davies
Ken and Wendy were the top Harriers in the 3rd annual Harriers Songhees 5k. Wendy was first overall and won the masters' race for the third year in a row!

September 4, 2000
Brian Travelbea and Laura Pearson
Brian and Laura (along with race winner Alex Coffin) represented the club in the first annual Comox Valley Country Roads Marathon, Brian in the full marathon, Laura in the half. Despite a year devoted more to home renovations than running, both did very well!

August 14, 2000
Alex Coffin
Alex won the Road, Rubber, Rubble 5K on Sunday, and clinched 1st overall in the series.

August 7, 2000
Bill Scriven and Rintje Raap
Bill and Rintje wore Harrier colours well in the Sri Chinmoy Duathlon on Sunday. Bill was 2nd M50 in 2:23:35 and Rintje was 3rd M60 in 2:50:21.

July 31, 2000
Rob Grant and Moe "The Eagle" Beaulieu
Rob and Moe ran Washington's very rough and tumble White River 50-miler on the weekend. Both had tough days, but persevered to run 9:21:48 (Rob) and 12:13:56 (Moe). Rob finished 2nd in the M50 division but won the first-placed award as the top M50 was also first amongst all masters - and the organizers would only give him one award!

July 24, 2000
Steve Bachop
Steve won the inaugural Road Rubber Rubble 10K Cross Country, after a spirited duel with David Matte.

July 24, 2000
Lawrence McLagan
A great run for Lawrence at the Island Pacific Road Rubber Rubble 10K Cross Country, 12th OA and 1st M50+, just ducking under 40-minutes with a 39:56.

July 17, 2000
Rob Reid
Despite limited training, Rob finished 2nd overall in the Great Sooke 12K and 8th in the Calgary Marathon.

July 10, 2000
Carlos Castillo
Carlos won his age division and finished 2nd overall in the Mount Doug Mile. Carlos has now won a 50-mile race and a one mile race in the same year!

July 3, 2000
Alex Coffin
Alex finished a solid 3rd overall in the Calgary Marathon in 2:44.

June 26, 2000
Andrea, Diana, Chad and Brandon Depol
Almost everyone in the DePol family ran and ran well in the Do it for Dad 8K at Beaver Lake. Chad also won the Nelson 1/2 Marathon the next weekend by over 6 minutes in 1:16.

June 19, 2000
Blair King
Blair was the top Harrier finisher at the Arbutus 8K, 12th overall in 32:31.

June 12, 2000
Brian and Laura Travelbea
The father-daughter team Travelling B's finished 2nd amongst family teams at the Triathlon for Healing. It was Laura's first run ever and she met her goal of a 25:00 5K by running 24:50.

June 12, 2000
Bill Scriven
Bill had a very successful return to triathlon competition at the Tri for Healing. He place 6th out of 30 in the rough and tumble M40+ age group.

June 5, 2000
Rob Grant
Rob finished 2nd overall in the 40-mile Great Walk from Gold River to Tahsis in a time of 5:38.

June 5, 2000
Anita Carter
Anita's 43:43 was good for 2nd overall in the Firefighters Elk/Beaver Trail Run.

May 29, 2000
Alex Coffin
Dr. Woodbox finished 5th overall in the giant Rhody Run 12K (2000+ runners) in Port Townsend, Washington.

May 22, 2000
Ken Bonner
Ken ran the Vancouver and Kelowna Marathons only two weeks apart, in 3:44 and 3:29. Later in June, he ran 3:32 to win his age group in the Edge to Edge Marathon.

May 15, 2000
Ulla Marquette, Paddy McCluskey and Maurice Tarrant
The stars of the 2000 Thrifty Foods Island Race Series. Ulla and Paddy won the overall series titles, Ulla for the third year in a row, Paddy for the fourth! And Maurice set five national records for his age group at four different distances.

May 8, 2000
Mika LaVaque-Manty
Not a bad debut race with the Harriers - 9th overall at the Bazan Bay 8K!

May 8, 2000
Julie Ross and Rod Paananen
Julie and Rod ran together in the Vancouver Half Marathon and were the top finishers from the club in 1:52:18.

May 8, 2000
Carlos Castillo
Carlos ran his first ultramarathon on the weekend - and became Canadian 50-mile Champion! Carlos won the 50-mile race at the Frontrunners National Ultramarathon Championships with a time of 7:41:26.

May 1, 2000
Sandy Temple
Sandy capped her graduation from the Harriers beginners running clinic by running her first race with the club at the Garden City 10K.

April 26, 2000
Maurice Tarrant
Maurice directed another tremendously successful Harriers 8K road race in the year 2000. Days earlier he celebrated his 70th birthday, then just missed setting a course and Canadian 8K record in his own race! This was the last Harriers 8K under Maurice's expert direction. Fortunately, he has agreed to assist the new organizing committee!

April 24, 2000
Ken Chew
Ken's having a great Thrifty Foods Island Race Series and punctuated his season with a super run of 34:27 at the Sun Run in Vancouver. That's a PR for Ken. If it was a series race he would have scored 800 points exactly.

April 17, 2000
Ulla Marquette
Ulla was the top Vancouver Island finisher amongst women with a 36:45 at the gigantic Vancouver Sun Run 10K, 2nd overall amongst masters.

April 17, 2000
Jim Finlayson
Jim ran a solid 30:03 to place 6th overall in the Sun Run, 2nd Vancouver Islander behind Olympic marathoner Bruce Deacon (29:49). Bruce and Jim are the top seeds in the Victoria Times-Colonist Garden City 10K on April 30.

April 10, 2000
Sylvan Smyth
Sylvan squeaked under 35 minutes for 10K for the 2nd time with a 34:55 at the Alberni 10K and cracked the top-10 in a Thrifty Foods Island Series race for the first time with 8th overall.

April 10, 2000
Karen Lawless
Karen was the top Harrier woman overall in the Alberni 10K, winning Bob's Bonus Buds for the first time. She won her age group and ran a PR of 40:03. Look out at the Garden City when she tries to go under 40 for the first time.

April 3, 2000
Dawn Wilson
Dawn finished 11th overall in the Run for Hunger 3.5K, as she gears up for a sub-40 10K in her first year as a master.

March 27, 2000
Maurice Tarrant
Yet another National age group record for Maurice with a 20:15, over 40 seconds under the old record.

March 20, 2000
Andrea DePol
Andrea won the 3.5K St. Patrick's Day Dash and scooped first prize of a night's stay at Ocean Pointe Resort.

March 13, 2000
Leah Gibson
Leah ran with mom Linda in her first race as a Harrier at the UVic 5K. She finished in 13th in the F0115 age group.

March 13, 2000
Karen Lawless
Flawless Lawless ran the race of her life at the UVic 5K, a 5K PR by 28 seconds, 2nd in her age group out of 61, and she scored over 700 points in the series for the first time with a mighty 701.

March 6, 2000
Steve Bachop
Steve won his fourth consecutive cross country race since joining the Harriers in November! First overall at the 33rd annual Basil Parker Cross Country.

March 6, 2000
Paddy McCluskey
Paddy won the Comox Half Marathon with a new outright course record of 1:08:32. Then he treated his fellow riders on the Harriers charter bus to some relaxing post-race fiddle playing. What a multi-talented guy!

March 6, 2000
Maurice Tarrant
Maurice narrowly missed the Canadian M70 half marathon record, but set a new course record by 11 minutes. Great consistency, too, with his 655 points barely off his season's best of 659 at Cedar.

March 6, 2000
Helena Watling
What an awesome run for Helena at the Comox Half: first in her age group for the first time, a PR and her highest ever points score in the series.

March 6, 2000
Chad DePol
Chad finished 2nd overall at Basil Parker, proving that the tougher the course, the better Chad runs!

March 6, 2000
Brian Turner
Brian had his highest score of the series and finished a close 2nd in the M6064 age group at Comox.

February 28, 2000
Graeme Benn
Graeme won a bronze medal in the M0115 age group for his 37:00 run at the Hatley Castle 8K.

February 21, 2000
Sandy Anderson
Sandy ran her first race of the 2000 series and won her age group at Hatley Castle.

February 14, 2000
Simon Cowell and Mike Stone
Simon and Mike ran 6 minute and 8 minute PR's respectively with 1:18:57 and 1:19:17 runs at the First Half Half Marathon in Vancouver.

February 14, 2000
Charlie Ireland
At the 200 yard 11th hole at Victoria Golf Club, Charlie has just scored his first ever hole-in-one! He's won his age group in the first three races of the Thrifty Foods Island Race Series, but I'm sure that pales against his latest golfing accomplishment.

February 7, 2000
Rob Grant
Rob finished 5th in a stacked field of 229 in the M5054 age group at the Las Vegas Marathon. That makes Rob the fastest M50 marathoner in Canada in 2000.

February 7, 2000
Maurice Tarrant
Maurice set an M70 Canadian Record for 12K at Cedar. His splits at 5K, 8K and 10K would also have been Canadian Records. Watch out at UVic, the Sun Run and Bazan Bay!

January 31, 2000
Tim Tanton
Tim ran 36:31 at the Mill Bay 10K to break his PR by 7 seconds. He finished 5th in the rough and tumble M3539 age group.

January 24, 2000
Jim Finlayson
Jim followed in the footsteps of Paddy McCluskey and Steve Bachop at the Harriers 8K, becoming the third Harrier to win his first race with the club! Paddy and Steve also won their second race with the Harriers - and the Finn matched them at Mill Bay!

January 17, 2000
Ulla Marquette
Ulla began defense of her two consecutive Thrifty Foods Island Race Series titles with a win at the Harriers 8K.

January 10, 2000
Maurice Tarrant
Maurice directed another tremendously successful Harriers 8K road race in the year 2000. Days earlier he celebrated his 70th birthday, then just missed setting a course and Canadian 8K record in his own race! This was the last Harriers 8K under Maurice's expert direction. Fortunately, he has agreed to assist the new organizing committee!

January 3, 2000
Susan Williams and Nathan Reid
Susan makes a guest appearance on the Harrier Runner-o-the-Week table along with Nathan Reid. Susan won the Harriers Susan Reid 10K predicted time run and Nathan won the 2K predicted time walk.


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