December 28, 1998
One of the newest Harriers, long time local legend Ulla is expected to strongly defend her 1998 Island Series title.
December 21, 1998
Sylvan ran 5:00 flat to place 3rd behind Bruno Mazzotta and Neal Beattie at the first annual Christmas Lights Santa Mile.
December 21, 1998
Al ran 21 "Dougies" in support of the TC-1000 fund. That's 21 times up and down Mt. Doug. Over 50 miles in total!
December 14, 1998
All the Harriers in the Christmas Rush 5K finished in the top 3 in their age group, including Diana, 3rd F50.
December 7, 1998
Karen was the 3rd woman overall at the Merrython 8K.
November 30, 1998
Chad DePol and Sandi Begg
Both Chad and Sandi finished second overall at the Harriers Gunner Shaw 10K Cross Country Classic. And they were both only five seconds from winning!
November 23, 1998
Wendy was first master home in the Novolin Dash for Diabetes 8K, not far from 1st overall!
November 23, 1998
Ken finished 5th in his age group at the Mud, Sweat & Tears Cross Country as he geared up for his 14th consecutive Gunner Shaw Cross Country next weekend.
November 16, 1998
New Harrier Sandi ran the 3rd fastest time at the Harriers Thetis Lake Relays. Watch for big things in Sandi's running future.
November 9, 1998
Rob ran an excellent stage 7 at the Haney-Harrison relay to allow the PIH Master Blasters to overtake the Hershey Harriers Open Men's B Team for 4th overall out of 269 teams.
November 2, 1998
Simon Cowell and Tim Benetti
Simon finished third overall in the Creepy Crawl and Tim ran well in his first race back after a long layoff.
October 26, 1998
Rob Reid and Tom Michell
Rob won the Shawnigan Lake Half Marathon and Tom won the BC Masters Cross Country Championships. Two of the top masters in Harrier history!
October 19, 1998
Sylvan Smyth and Rob Grant
Sylvan won the Respiratory Awareness 5K and Rob won his age group in the Mountain Masochist Trail 50-miler.
October 12, 1998
Helena's first marathon was a tremendous success as she finished in 3:26:51, 9/173 in the F3034 age group. A mighty debut!
October 5, 1998
Paddy finished 1st overall in the Victoria Run for the Cure in 15:36 as he trains for Canada's Cross Country National Championships.
September 28, 1998
Joanne went to Portland for the 24-hour Megan's Run and did very well.
September 21, 1998
Rob Grant & Jack Miller
Jack finished 2nd overall in the 108 mile ranch 10K cross country in 35:20, while Rob placed 3rd overall in the Terry Fox Run.
September 14, 1998
A new regular at the Saturday morning Thetis Lake training runs, Susan had a solid race at the Land's End 5K with a 2nd place finish in her age group. It was her first race as a Harrier!
August 31, 1998
Mike turned in an awesome performance at Penticton's Ironman Canada Triathlon. He won the 60+ age group with a finishing time of 12:45:02. He swam 3.8K in 1:41:10, cycled 180.2K in 6:40:10, then ran a 4:23:43 marathon.
August 24, 1998
Christina King and Linda Gibson
Christina and Linda were the first Harriers home in the Women's Transition House run at UVic. Linda ran the 8K and Christina walked the 4K in preparation for the upcoming BC Seniors Games in Port Alberni, where she'll be competing in the 10K race walk.
August 17, 1998
Al Howie and Craig Brownhill
Al and new Harrier Craig successfully completed their incredible 2-day, 233 km run from Courtenay to Victoria. The pair raised a substantial sum for diabetes research.
August 10, 1998
Kevin Jones and Rob Grant
Harrier Ultrarunning stalwarts Kevin and Rob completed the Alberni Log Train Trail Marathon in about 3:40, a solid effort on a rough trail in very hot weather. This is a well organized event that any trail running aficionado would enjoy.
August 3, 1998
John's comeback efforts came to brilliant fruition with a superb performance at the 7K run/30K bike/10K run Sri Chinmoy Duathlon. One of the island's top masters is back!
July 27, 1998
Paul wanted to celebrate his 40th birthday by running a sub-5 minute master's mile, and on Saturday he succeeded brilliantly with a 4:55.74!
July 20, 1998
GP has done a great job on our online chat page, always quick to respond to anybody on any issue, whether or not he has any expertise on the matter. Well done, GP!
July 13, 1998
John ran the Calgary Marathon while on vacation and, despite not running flat out, ran 2:59. That qualifies John for next April's Boston Marathon where he'll shoot for his first ever sub-2:40.
July 6, 1998
Garth ran a great race to win the M60+ age group at the Sidney Days 5K on Canada Day.
June 29, 1998
Shelley finished 3rd overall amongst women in the Hepititis-C 5K, and was a big inspiration to the other Hep-C positive runners at the race.
June 29, 1998
Paddy entered his first race as a Harrier and placed very well in the New Balance Half Ironman Triathlon.
June 22, 1998
After a 2nd place overall finish in the Arbutus 8K, 5th OA in the Firefighters Trail Run and 1st OA in the Mad Hatter 3K in the past 2 weeks.
June 15, 1998
For another strong 100-mile race performance at Old Dominion.
June 10, 1998
Ryan Watson & Mike Ellis
Well done Mike and Ryan for representing the club at the Panorama Triathlon.
May 25, 1998
Brian Turner, Coby Tschanz, Mike Boissonneault
Our three team captains at the 1998 Island Farms Road Relay.
May 19, 1998
Jack ran 2:45 to win his age group at the Olympia Marathon.
May 12, 1998
Rod had his first ever top-10 Island Series age group finish at the Bazan Bay 8K.
May 5, 1998
Ken had a solid run at the Sri Chinmoy 24-hour race.
April 27, 1998
Coby has run every Island Series race this year including a best-ever 4th place in her age group at Alberni.
April 13, 1998
Dan's an avid trail runner and a new regular at the Harriers Saturday morning Thetis Lake runs, and he hasn't let his recovery from a broken ankle stop him from racing - including the recent Comox Half Marathon.
April 6, 1998
Carl's having a great Island Series and also had an excellent 50K run at the Harriers Elk/Beaver Ultras.
March 30, 1998
Chad & Andrea DePol
Chad's on the comeback trail yet again, 16:38 at the UVic 5K, and best wishes to Andrea as she trains for her marathon debut in Vancouver on May 3.
March 24, 1998
Bill's run every series race so far, and had a great, age-group winning effort at the UBC triathlon.
March 18, 1998
Super-talented Martin will be leaving us for his native South Africa soon. We'll miss his friendship and his awesome race performances, such as his 16:19 club-leading run at the UVic 5K.
March 9, 1998
Marg continues to be one of the Harriers leading lights, the driving force behind the Hellions and the Arbutus 8K, and still well able to turn in solid race times.
March 1, 1998
A great performance by the Spin Doctor at the extremely difficult Quad-Dipsea ultra.
February 23, 1998
Hugh ran his first race as a Harrier at the Dallas Road Dash and was the second Harrier finisher in an excellent 34:12.
February 16, 1998
New Harrier Karen ran her first race as a Harrier at Cedar and has become one of our most enthusiastic boosters and recruiters! Well done, Karen. A tremendous addition to the club.
February 9, 1998
Club president Boissonneault was the fastest of 31 Harriers at Saturday's Cedar 15K. He keeps getting faster, but he's still got a ways to go to get ahead of age-group rival Andy Mehl, who ran 53:36 to Mike's 54:22.
February 2, 1998
Laurie Upton's on the comeback trail after several years of not racing. He was 14th in his age-group in the first two races of the Island Series, then moved up to 7th at Cedar. We all know he's got the talent to be top-3!
January 26, 1998
Coby Tschanz & Helena Watling
Congratulations to Coby and Helena for running personal best times at the Mill Bay 10K!
January 19, 1998
Greg is recovering well after collapsing at the finish of the Harriers 8K. Tests revealed a correctible heart condition, treatable with surgery. The Harriers sent a get well card, signed by members at the January 13 club meeting, and enclosed a complimentary club membership.
January 12, 1998
Rob was the top Harrier at the Harriers 8K, 14th overall and first master in 27:07.
January 5, 1998
Al won the 72-hour Race Across the Years in Phoenix, Arizona, covering 217.47 miles.