Chauncey Cox placed first in Island Rec's 8.8k Fair Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 20 with a time of 35 minutes and 16 seconds. He was followed by Max Haenel at 36:19 and then Andrew Moffatt at 38:13.
The rare combination of being an "either way" race with sun and wind made the 46th Annual Shaw Island Classic one to remember. Hosted by the San Juan Island Yacht Club, the race starts and finishes in Friday Harbor and circumnavigates scenic Shaw Island in either a clockwise or counterclockwise direction. It presents a navigational challenge as currents, wind and projected boat speed must be considered to determine which way to 'round the island.
As we ease into summer, attention shifts from school sports to community sports and recreation; and immediately the San Juan Golf and Tennis Club comes to mind.
Steve Braun Memorial Triathlon, Sponsored by the Friends of Moran on Sunday, Sept. 4. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. A pre race meeting is at 8:30 a.m. The race starts at 9 am promptly. There are three components to the triathlon:
Sponsored by the San Juan Island Yacht Club, the 46th Shaw Island Classic Sailboat Race will be Saturday, Aug. 6. Eligible boats and crews can participate. The race starts from Friday Harbor and circumnavigates Shaw in either a clockwise or counterclockwise direction, arriving back in Friday Harbor for dinner and an awards presentation. The race is a navigational challenge as currents, wind and projected boat speed must be considered to determine which way to 'round the island. The race is open to registered PHRF boats and cruising sailboats of all sizes and rigs, as well as multihulls and unballasted centerboards. Trophies will be awarded for the first three finishers in each class based on corrected time, adjusted for PHRF or committee-assigned ratings. More info at www.sjiyc.com.
by Michael Bunnell
Attention drivers, on Saturday June 18 the Lakedale Three Lakes Triathlon will kick off its fourth year with cyclist and runners on the roadways and the 15 Annual King's San Juan Island Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k runners will be on the roads; challenging themselves and each other on Sunday the 19.
School sports have finally come to an end for the spring season.
By Michael Bunnell
Chairman Pat O'Day announced a one year postponement of the annual fund raising event. O'Day says, "The board must do some diligent re-planning of the tournament as the costs have risen to an extent leaving little money for the nonprofits, the sole reason for which the event is held."