Calgary’s Sarah Hopkins & Ottawa’s Stephane Tremblay won the Canadian Championship Marathon on Wednesday in Calgary.
In the women’s race, it was Sarah Hopkins who managed to claim her first Canadian marathon title, finishing ahead of Mississauga’s Morgane Echardour. Calgary’s Leah Kaluta placed 3rd.
Ottawa’s Stephane Tremblay broke away early on in the men’s race and skated a strong race, winning by a margin of about 1 1/2 minutes ahead of Calgary’s Alex D’mello. USA’s Josh Wood- World Championships medalist, placed 3rd.
The 42km lead pack- photo from SpeedSkateWorld.com