Canadian Masters Athlete of the Month – October 2023

Congratulations to both Elizabeth Waywell  and Mélanie Guy for being selected as Athletes of the Month (AOTM) for October, 2023!

Elizabeth Waywell, age 65, set the Canadian W65 marathon recordin the Chicago Marathon on October 8, 2023 with her time of  3:15:18. Due to her fast pace in this race, she also set Canadian records in the 25k (1:31:02), 30k (2:17:08), and half marathon (1:36:04) distances. Elizabeth hails from Guelph, Ontario where she is coached by John Marsden.  

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Mélanie Guy, age 45, broke her own Canadian record in the W45 Throws Pentathlon with 3694 points on October 14th in Longueuil, QC, which ranked her #1 in the World Rankings at that time, and now #2 for 2023. Mélanie resides in Belœil, QC and is coached by David Delombaerde.

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