A little overcast, but Canada Day still loads of colourful fun in Avonmore

Children participate in the "colour run" in Avonmore, July 1st. The youngsters ran around the fairgrounds while doused with colourful dust by bystanders. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

AVONMORE — Avonmore marked Canada Day with its 10th annual Run to Get it Done, with runners taking off on 2, 5 and 10 km versions of the course through the village. Children later took part in a “colour run” around the fairgrounds.

Some of the medalists in Avonmore’s 10th Annual Run to Get it Done (from left): Caleb Sergerie, Nicholas Chaput, Brandon Watkins, Harmony Koiter (overall fastest time), 10-year participant John Marjerrison, Mataya Timbrell, Joelle Sabourin, Amanda McCosham and Charity Stucki. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

 

Top three 5K results
Men’s
1st, Glen Campbell (18:31); 2nd, Nicholas Chaput (18:40); and 3rd, Sergerie Caleb (18:41).

Women’s
1st, Michelle Gordon (20:43); 2nd, Joelle Sabourin (24:12); and 3rd, Charity Stucki (24:33).

Top three 10K results
Men’s
1st, Brandon Watkins (46:54); 2nd, Rafeek Mohamed (48:50); and 3rd, Peter Mooby.

Women’s
1st, Harmony Koiter (43:26, best overall); 2nd, Amanda McCosham (54:27); and 3rd, Mataya Timbrell (54:56).

Youngsters ready to roll in the ‘colour run.’ Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

 

Hailey Cooper, 9, was doused in colour after the run. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

 

Make-up artist Mckenzie Branchaud, 9, works on Harmony, 8. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

 

Sophie, 3, enjoyed the results of the face-painting table, on Canada Day in Avonmore. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News


The ‘colour run’ was a featured bit of fun at Avonmore’s Canada Day festivities.