Speed River Track and FieldJohn Mason wins another Summer’s Night Classical 5K

GUELPH — John Mason of Drumbo, a member of the Speed River Track and Field Club, won the Summer’s Night Classical 5k Wednesday night.

Mason, who also won the inaugural Summer’s Night 5k in 2011, completed the distance in 15 minutes, 36.6 seconds this year while John Parrott of Guelph was second in 16:00.7 and Duncan Hartwick of Guelph was third in 16:27.8.

Courtney Laurie won the women’s race as she was 10th overall in 18:49.5. Laurie led a Guelph sweep of the women’s podium as Mary Catherine Stewart was second, 14th overall, in 19:07.2 and Tanya Porcellato was third, 17th overall, in 19:50.3.

A total of 210 runners completed the race.

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