July 22, 2018
Craig traveled to Alberta today to take part in the inaugural lululemon Edmonton 10K and placed second to Calgary's Simon Stewart in the master's division; Craig was 22nd overall of 4,161 finishers with a time of 35:13 while Simon Stewart finished 12th OA in 34:04. The first three men were Canada's top marathoner, Reid Coolsaet, Hamilton, 30:08, Evan Esselink, Guelph, 30:20, and Trevor Hofbauer, Calgary, 30:27 and the top three women were Leslie Sexton, London, 34:07, Sasha Gollish, Toronto, 34:36, and Vancouver's Dayna Pidhoresky in 35:04, They placed 13th, 18th and 21st overall. The inaugural Edmonton 10K this morning was very much a celebration of running in Alberta’s capital. The city and a capacity crowd of 5,000 runners were ready. When registration for this latest Canada Running Series event, partnering with lululemon athletica, opened on April 5th, it sold out in a remarkable 13 hours and 27 minutes. There were a total of 4,785 registrations including 3,757 women and 1,028 men. The 4,161 finishers indicated that 824 participants either did not start or did not finish.