New marathon champion crowned and two 8K course records set at the 40th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

New marathon champion crowned and two 8K course records set at the  40th Annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

(Victoria, BC – October 14, 2019) Perfect fall weather conditions greeted over 8,000 participants in Sunday’s 40th annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon. Eric Finan and Andrea Lee won the marathon distance, Will Norris and Cleo Boyd the half marathon and two course records were set in the 8K by Justin Kent and Sarah Inglis. The marathon had 1,471 registrants; the half marathon 3,431; the 8K Turkey Trot Road Race 2,505; and the Thrifty Foods Kids Run 887, for a total of 8,294.

Finan, from Eugene, Oregon, dominated the men’s race finishing in 2:17:51, the fastest time for five years since the record was set in 2013 by Lamech Mokono (2:13:42).  READ MORE…