25th ANNUAL GREAT WALK - June 1, 2002
GOLD RIVER TO TAHSIS, B.C. - 63.5 KM
"NORTH AMERICA'S TOUGHEST PLEDGE WALK"

HIGHLIGHTS

This year, 996 people registered, 882 started and 743 finished the GREAT WALK.

First 10 GREAT WALKERS to finish:

NAME

FROM

HRS:MINS

Steven Royer

Courtenay

4:32

Matthew Sessions

Port Moody

5:35

Carlos Castillo

Victoria

5:40

Kevin Eby

Espranza

5:43

Doug Lanigan

Powell River

5:54

Gordon Hudson

Courtenay

6:12

Janet Green

Courtenay

6:17

Phillip Schum

Courtenay

6:28

Clifford deSchepper

Sidney

6:28

Diana Laukkanen

Nanaimo

6:28

COMING SOON ! The complete ranking list will be posted on our website soon.


According to the information turned in to us so far, the 2002 GREAT WALKERS solicited pledges totalling approximately $130,000.00 for a variety of worthwhile charities and organizations

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS were made to the following WALKERS:

CATEGORY

NAME

FROM

HRS:MINS

Walker with fastest time

Steven Royer

Courtenay

4:32

First man finishing

Steven Royer

Courtenay

4:32

First woman finishing

Janet Green

Courtenay

6:17

First female youth (14)

Noelle Marcus

Mansons Landing

10:56

First male youth (16)

Dean Fulla

Nanaimo

7:45

Youngest female finishing (11)

Hannah Woiwod

Victoria

14:29

Youngest male finishing (9)

John Froland

Brier

15:03

Oldest female finishing (71)

Frances Quenton

Victoria

14:19

Oldest male finishing (80)

Joseph Niemand

Prince Rupert

12:12

A big THANK YOU to the hundreds of volunteers from Tahsis, Gold River and beyond, without all of y ou, the 25th Great Walk could not have been the "great"success that it was!

For more information about the GREAT WALK, please phone 250-934-6570, FAX 250-934-6576 or check out the website at www.greatwalk.com


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