male winner: Vince Cole; 2:44:10
female winner: Celene Sidloski; 3:18:54
“It’ll be a hot tub and a cold beer tonight, I can tell you”. Those were the words uttered by Saskatchewan Marathon winner, 47 year old Vince Cole. He would go on to win the male division four times in five years (2001 – 2005). Celine Sidloski of Saskatoon won her second women’s marathon, adding to her 1998 win.
9am wind: southeast 22Kmh, 7am: 8°C, 11am: 24°C
This year’s event had the largest number of participants to date with 220 marathoners and a total of 700, including the 10Km and half-marathon athletes.
The half-marathon event was won by Saskatoon’s Jason Warick in 1:15:29 and Lumsden’s Marion Craig in 1:27:02. Colette Bourgonje improved her time from previous years, in winning the wheelchair half-marathon in 1:08:45.
Results for the 10Km event weren’t published.
2001 Half Marathon Shirt