Thunder Bay Holds Half Marathon- Morgane Echardour & Herb Gayle Win

Morgane Echardour and Herb Gayle were the top-finishers at this weekend’s annual MS Run And Roll Half Marathon held in Thunder Bay. Echardour set the day’s fastest time at 38:58, about 20-seconds ahead of 2nd place finisher Herb Gayle and 3d place finisher Peter Doucet.

The race, which saw growth in the number of participants, featured a smooth 21km race course followd by a complimentary pancake breakfast and awards.

Race organizer Hal Lightwood, who is a father of two children, not only did a lot of the behind the scenes work, but he even competed, placing 7th overall.

Overall Finishers
1- Morgane Echardour
2- Herb Gayle
3- Peter Doucet
4- John Schulte
5- William Field

Getting read to start- photo Peter Doucet/

Hal Lightwood finishing ahead of 8th place finisher Ron Rost- photo Peter Doucet/