Canadian Masters Athletes of the Month – August

Two BC athletes share the honours this month – M90 Harry Thompson and W45 Marilyn Arsenault 

Marilyn raced a 10K on the last day of the month in 34:28.11 – a new Canadian record, breaking Lucy Smith’s time of 35:32.5

Harry broke 2 Canadian records (200m and 800m) at the BC Seniors Games and set 5 BC Seniors Games records. He has set 10 CAN Records so far this year.

Honorable Mention – previous AOTM winner Christa Bortignon BC, broke 3 World Records at the BC Seniors Games.  She ran the 100m in 15.82, the 80m hurdles in 17.44 and the 400m in 1:19.53.  That gives her 6 different Outdoor World Records this year.  Christa broke the indoor Triple Jump this year, which gives her 7 WR’s in 2013.

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