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New Course records set at Kettle Mettle Gravel Fondo in British Columbia 

Hundreds of riders turned up for the Sixth Edition of Western Canada's Premier Gravel Fondo

New Course records set at Kettle Mettle Gravel Fondo in British Columbia

50km Medio Fondo Results

54.8 kms and 442 meters of elevation gain.
 
Thank you to all who showed up and participated on a glorious sunny day with amazing scenery and and a challenging course.
 
Men's Race
New Course record of 2:00:52 set by Alex Fotopoulos of Calgary, AB he was also the winner for the second straight year. Second and third place respectively was John Woolgar from Delta and Jeff Davidson from Vancouver. The previous record by Alex Fotopoulos in 2018 was with a time of 2:15:40 so over 14:59 mins of an improvement! A fairly close race for the top 2 for most of it as John was only a few minuted behind. The first four finishers all went under the previous course record time. Congrats to all the men who took part!
 
Men's Race Top 3
Alex Fotopoulos, Calgary, BC 2:00:41
John Woolgar, Delta, BC 2:05:12
Jeff Davidson, Vancouver BC 2:12:57
 
Women's Race Another Course Record
Sandy Gregorak, Hailey, ID handedly won the women's race in race record time she also finished fourth overall in 2:13:22. The previous record was by Pam Meers with a time of 2:25:29 so an improvement of 12:07. Janet Laluk was second and third was Christina Stevenson from Kamloops.
Congrats to all the women who took part!
 
Women's Race Top 3
Sandy Gregorak, Hailey, ID 2:13:22
Christina Stevenson, Kamloops, BC 2:28:47
 
For full results see below
 
Hundreds of riders turned up for the Sixth Edition of Western Canada's Premier Gravel Fondo

100km Full Fondo Results

96.3 kms and 1,315 meters of elevation gain.
 
Thank you to all who showed up and participated on a glorious sunny day with amazing scenery and and a challenging course.
 
Men's Race
New Course record of 3:11:52 set by Matthew Van Nostrand from Kelowna BC and 2nd and 3rd place respectively was Jon Bula and Nic Tickner from Bicicletta, Vancouver both with the same time of 3:15:18. The previous record by Brian Andersen in 2018 was with a time of 3:25:32 so over 14 mins of an improvement! A fairly close race for the top 2 for most of it as Nic was close to Mathew until he suffered a tire that kept deflating and he had to stop to refill it a few times.. The first four finishers all went under the previous course record time.  Congrats to all the men who took part!
 
Men's Race Top 3
Matthew Van Nostrand, Kelowna BC 3:11:52
Jon Bula, Vancouver, BC 3:15:18
Nic Tickner, Vancouver BC 3:15:18
 
Women's Race Another Course Record
Suzie Brown from Bellingham handedly won the women's race in race record time she also finished eighth overall in 3:38:58. The previous record was by Kendra Ferguson with a time of 7:04:26 so an improvement of over a half an hour 33:48. Meredith Anderson was second and third was Sherri Tongue from Port Moody.
Congrats to all the women who took part!
 
Women's Race Top 3
Suzie Brown, Bellingham, Wa 3:38:58
Sherri Tongue, Port Moody BC 4:29:50
 
For full results see below
https://www.startlinetiming.com/en/races/2019/kettlemettle/event/100K
 

130+km Full Fondo PLUS Results

 
The largest Field ever assembled for the Full Fondo Plus Course that was 138.2 kms and 1,794 metres of elevation gain 
 
Thank you to all who showed up and participated on a glorious sunny day with amazing scenery and and a challenging course.
 
Men's Race
New Course record of 4:54:35 set by Nick Geddes! The previous record by Brian Andersen in 2018 was with a time of 5:28:32 so over half an hour and an improvement of 32:57! A fairly close race as Nick was just a over a minute ahead of 2nd and 3rd place overall.  The first seven finishers all went under the previous course record time.
Congrats to all the men who took part!
 
Men's Race Top 3
Nick Geddes, Whistler BC 4:54:35
Shane Savage Vancouver, BC 4:55:50
Dominik Adamoski, Coquitlam BC 5:04:35
 
Women's Race
Please Note Rachel McBride handedly won the women's race in race record time she also finished second overall! 4:55:49 which was just over a minute off the lead male. The previous record was by Kendra Ferguson with a time of 7:04:26
so an improvement of 2:08:37. In fact all top 3 women were well under the previous course records. Congrats to all the women who took part!
 
Women's Race Top 3
Rachel McBride, Vancouver, BC 4:55:35
Germien Stals, Kelowna BC 6:07:21
Diedre Douglas, Vancoiuver BC 6:20:12
 
https://www.startlinetiming.com/en/races/2019/kettlemettle/event/130K

The overall 2019 Triple Crown Results will be available shortly and posted on Gran Fondo Guide.

For more information, please visit: http://www.kettlemettle.ca