Yukon North Of Ordinary

Sports archive for September 9, 2013

Names added to Senator’s Cup

The names of 24 new runners will be added to the Senator’s Cup following the Klondike Road Relay.

By Whitehorse Star on September 9, 2013 at 1:47 pm

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Photo by Marcel Vander Wier

HOLY GRAIL – Dan Lang announces the additions to the Senator’s Cup, while Ron McFayden hoists the trophy.

The names of 24 new runners will be added to the Senator’s Cup following the Klondike Road Relay.

The Senator’s Cup honours those who have completed all 10 legs of the 176.5-km relay that stretches from Skagway to Whitehorse.

The award was created in 2010 to honour fitness and has seen 123 runners honoured prior to this year’s race.

Yukon Senator Dan Lang said running the entirety of the trail from Skagway, Alaska to Whitehorse is a “great accomplishment.”

The class of 2013 includes: Jason Bilsky, Gordon Davis, Rob Dobson, Clint Farr, Steve Fecteau, Paul Flaherty, Jeanette Gallant, Conrad Grams, Bill Greer, Sylvie Hamel, Robert Holmes, Carmen Ingram, Kim Janelle, Donna Jones, John Kern, Kelly McCormick, Susie Norvell, Deborah Rudis, Jeremy Simmons, Ron Stokes, Guy Thibodeau, Jennifer Thompson, Paul Voelckers and Bart Watson.

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