Championship Series

5km Champs

5km Road Championships

September 10, 2017
Toronto, ON

The 2017 race will take place on the same fast course as the B&O Yorkville Run, which was named the fastest 5K road race in Canada between 2010 and 2016.

FEMALE ELITES

Name Seed Hometown Club
Andrea Seccafien 15:08 Toronto University of Toronto Track Club
Jessica O’Connell 15:14 Calgary University of Calgary Athletics Club
Sasha Gollish 15:24 Toronto University of Toronto Track Club
Sarah Inglis* 15:42 Langley, BC  
Branna MacDougall 15:48 Kingston, ON Physi-Kult
Cleo Boyd 16:04 Kingston, ON Physi-Kult
Julie-Anne Staehli 16:06 Kingston, ON Physi-Kult
Victoria Coates 16:08 Hamilton, ON Dundas Valley Track Club
Natasha LaBeaud 16:25 San Diego, CA Unattached BC
Brogan MacDougall 16:29 Kingston, ON Physi-Kult
Robyn Mildren 16:38 Vancouver Vancouver Thunderbirds
Dehininet Jara* 17:10 Toronto Toronto Olympic Club
Katrina Allison 17:20 Toronto Guelph Speed River
Kathleen Browne 17:30 Montreal Athlétisme Ville-Marie
       
*Not eligible for championship awards or prize money. Athletes must have Canadian citizenship and a current Athletics Canada membership

MALE ELITES

Name Seed Hometown Club
Cam Levins 13:26 Black Creek, BC Unattached BC
Jeremy Coughler 14:04 Port Hope, ON Durham Dragons
Tristan Woodfine 14:10 Cobden, ON Guelph Speed River
Evan Esselink 14:20 Guelph, ON Guelph Speed River
Kyle Grieve 14:24 Etobicoke, ON Unattached ON
Brayden Seneca 14:26 Guelph, ON Guelph Speed River
Hajin Tola* 14:32 Toronto Toronto Olympic Club
Forbes, Taylor 14:47 Dundas, ON Unattached
Abreham Wagaye* 14:56 Toronto Toronto Olympic Club
John Mason 14:58 Drumbo, ON Guelph Speed River
Patrick MacKinnon 15:05 Hamilton, ON Dundas Valley Track Club
Flavio Costa* 15:07 Toronto  
Wendimu Adamu* 15:09 Toronto Toronto Olympic Club
Colin Fewer 15:17 St. John’s, NL Athletics North East
Colin Murray-Lawson 15:18 Toronto Toronto Olympics Club
       
*Not eligible for championship awards or prize money. Athletes must have Canadian citizenship and a current Athletics Canada membership

Prizing

1st Place: $2,500
2nd Place: $1,500
3rd Place: $1,000
4th Place: $500
5th Place: $300

Canadian 5K Land Record: $2,500 

Men’s record: 14:04.6, Charles Philibert-Thiboutot, 2016 Canadian 5km Championships
Women’s record: 15:48, Malindi Elmore, 2012 Bazan Bay

*To be eligible for championship awards, including prize money, athletes must have Canadian citizenship and a current Athletics Canada membership.

2016 Results

Click here to view the 2016 results.

Andrea Seccafien, Jessica O’Connell and Sasha Gollish headline the women’s elite field. Seccafien and O’Connell were part of Canada’s national teams at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, and this past summer in London at the 2017 IAAF World Championships. Seccafien is the women’s defending champion, taking the race last year in a time of 16:09. Gollish was second to Seccafien in 16:10. Other familiar faces from last year’s race are Brogan MacDougall and Victoria Coates who finished fifth and sixth respectively in 2016.

Arguably the most interesting name in the men’s elite field is Cam Levins of Black Creek, B.C. The past two seasons have been extremely difficult for Levins as he has been riddled with injuries and setbacks. He is in the midst of a slow and gradual comeback, the Canadian 5km Championships will serve as a good measuring stick on his health and fitness. Evan Esselink finished fourth in the race last year in a time of 14:20.

Featured Athletes

9 a.m. Race commences
9:20 a.m. Race concludes

Contact

John Lofranco
Off-Track Manager
jlofranco@athletics.ca

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