December 27, 1999
Josephine was named the Harriers Susan Reid Most consistent runner for 1999, then won the Harriers Boxing Day 10-mile Handicap and followed up by winning her age group in the Harriers 8K and being named the winner of the Greg Marchand award for inspiration.
December 20, 1999
Qristina is a nine year old new member. She ran 26:57 in the Beat the Christmas Rush 5K to place second in her age division.
December 13, 1999
Wendy Davies and Rob Grant
Wendy won the Beat the Christmas Rush 5K despite starting 1 minute late and Rob ran 3:01:14 at the Honolulu Marathon. He was 112th overall out of 26,724 finishers! Dr. Spin entered under a PenPlod alias and finished with a disappointing 3:28.
December 6, 1999
Wendy Davies and Sylvan Smyth
Wendy and Sylvan had second and third place finishes respectively at the Merrython 8K.
November 29, 1999
Steve won back to back 10K cross country races: at Royal Roads and the Harriers Gunner Shaw Classic - his first two races as a Harrier!
November 22, 1999
Debbie ran the fastest women's leg at the Thetis Lake Relay.
November 15, 1999
Chad had the third fastest leg overall in the Thetis Lake Relay behind only Rob Harmsworth and Mike Vine.
November 8, 1999
Debbie's stellar performance at Haney-Harrison in winning Stage 6 won the master women's division and beat all other 8 PIH runners. This was her first race in 5 years.
November 1, 1999
Rod and Marilyn McCrimmon
Rod was third male Harrier finisher and Marilyn was first female Harrier finisher at the Shawnigan Half Marathon.
October 25, 1999
The Spin Doctor ran an excellent Chicago Marathon himself and was treated to a world record performance of 2:05:42 by Khalid Khannouchi. Rumour has it that pacing by the Harriers' ultra-shuffler was crucial to Khannouchi's success. He was also completing marathons on back-to-back weekends first running Royal Victoria in 3:16.
October 18, 1999
For his third place finishes in the Royal Victoria 8K (M40), Turkey Trot 5K (OA) and Lung Awareness 5K (OA) all within an 8 day span.
October 11, 1999
Jack ran his 50th marathon at Royal Victoria, wearing race number 50 and winning the M50 division in 2:46:51.
October 4, 1999
Chad finished first overall in the Run for the Cure.
September 27, 1999
Running strong as a master, Ulla is the #1 seed in the Royal Victoria 8K.
September 20, 1999
Alex wins the Land's End Half Marathon!
September 13, 1999
Alex wins the Lochside 10K!
September 6, 1999
Alex wins New Brunswick's Marathon By The Sea!
August 30, 1999
Hillerie was the top Harrier, top master and finished fourth overall in the Women's Transition House 8K.
August 23, 1999
Alex Coffin and Lawrence McLagan
Both had great races at the Sound and Silence Lochside Trail 10K. Alex won the race overall in 32:11 and Lawrence won the M50 Division in 37:55.
August 16, 1999
Sam Van der Merwe
Well done! The top Harrier, 37th overall, at the Sri Chinmoy Triathlon in 2:15:37.
August 9, 1999
Alex finished a mighty 2nd overall at the Delta Half Marathon in 1:11:46.
August 2, 1999
Sylvan Smyth & Simon Cowell
Sylvan finished 3rd overall in the Sri Chinmoy Duathlon, his first-ever multi-sport race. Simon was only 4 seconds back in 4th, also running his first multi!
July 25, 1999
Rob Grant & Moe Beaulieu
Both Moe & Rob ran well at the White River 50-mile ultra in Washington State.
July 19, 1999
Paddy placed 2nd overall to Bruce Deacon in the Devil Takes the Hindseat Challenge, organized by Harrier Alex Coffin.
July 5, 1999
Anita won the master's division and was the top Harrier woman home in the Sidney Days 5K, narrowly edging fellow Harrier Wendy Davies.
June 28, 1999
Sam van der Merwe
The top Harrier finisher in the New Balance Half Ironman Triathlon was competing in his first tri.
June 21, 1999
Alex won back-to-back 8K's on the same weekend: the Arbutus 8K on Saturday and the Prostate Cancer 8K on Sunday.
June 7, 1999
Sandi Begg & Bhagat Judge
Sandi (19th) & Bhagat (21st) and were the top Harrier finishers in the Firefighters Elk/Beaver Trail Run.
May 24, 1999
Martin, Gunner Shaw's nephew, has coached his 17-year-old daughter Erinne to a 6th place overall finish in the 3-day Victoria International Cycling Festival. Erinne contended with cycling superstars Alison Sydor and Leslie Tomlinson.
May 17, 1999
Dr. Rhino Hyde
Coach Rhino organized a successful trip to the San Francisco Bay to Breakers 12K race. All four members of the entourage performed well, both on and off the course.
May 10, 1999
Simon produced yet another excellent club newsletter after capping his finest finish yet in the Island Race Series, 2nd to club mate Chad DePol in the M2529 category.
May 3, 1999
Wendy finished the Island Series with her best run of the year, winning the masters division at Bazan Bay and clinching 4th overall in the series - just 1.2 points out of 3rd!
April 26, 1999
Rob Reid & Al Howie
Rob for being the top master and 12th overall in the Garden City 10K and Al for finishing 1st overall in the Sri Chinmoy 24-hour race at Oak Bay track.
April 19, 1999
Mike Stone and "Flawless" Karen Lawless
At the Alberni 10K Mike picked up his first age group victory and moved into 3rd position overall in his category. Karen was the second master home and solidified her 2nd position behind only Ulla Marquette in the series.
April 12, 1999
Tim Tanton and Hillerie Smith
Both new members, Tim and Hillerie had great races in the North Shore Second Half 5K in Vancouver.
March 29, 1999
Sabrina won the masters division in the 3.5K Run for Hunger (13th OA, 4th female, 70 runners total).
March 22, 1999
After many years of running and many years of running ultras Rob has won his first ever race outright! Appropriately, he did it in an ultra, the Sri Chinmoy 50-miler at Burnaby Lake. Most amazingly, he did it only a month after breaking his big toe! Awesome!
March 15, 1999
Dan won his age group for the first time this year in the UVic 5K, narrowly edging his Nanaimo rival Delbert Horrocks. Amazingly, the top five finishers in the M5054 division all finished between 18:03 and 18:30.
March 8, 1999
Alex Coffin and Colleen Grady
Alex was first overall and Colleen placed 2nd amongst women in the Comox Valley Half Marathon.
March 1, 1999
Nancy's spirited 8th place age group performance at the Hatley Castle Dash earned her first ribbon of the series.
February 8, 1999
Linda has improved from 5th to 3rd to 1st in her age group in the 1999 Island Race Series and finally beat Bastion's Julie Benson at Cedar.
February 1, 1999
John finished 1st in the 1500m Heart Run for celebrities and the media as 1999 Garden City 10K promotion was launched.
January 25, 1999
Gutsy Alex set the pace at the Mill Bay 10K from the start 'til 8K, then hung on gamely to finish a strong 2nd, only 4 seconds behind teammate Paddy McCluskey.
January 18, 1999
The biggest cheer at the Harriers 8K awards presentations was for Greg Marchand. Greg finished the 8K in 37:31, 274th overall out of 577 runners, symbolizing his brave recovery from a life-threatening episode in the same race last year.
January 11, 1999
Kathy Davidson and Sylvan Smyth
A guest appearance on the Harrier Runner-O-The-Week list for TWC's Kathy Davidson, who ran a great race in the Harriers 8K, 2nd woman overall and 1st in her age group. Sylvan ran 26:46, a PR by 1:29, scored 811 points, a PR by 45 points, and finished 11th overall, his best ever Island Series result.
January 4, 1999
Mike Ellis and Helena Watling
Congratulations to our 1998 Gunner Shaw Most Valuable Runners on outstanding years.