Taylor Milne capped off the Speed River Inferno Track and Field Festival by winning the men’s 3000m steeplechase event on Saturday night.
The local Olympic athlete won the event in a time of 8:27.81 at the University of Guelph’s Alumni Stadium.
Other winners: Jessica Furlan, women’s 3000m steeplechase; Brendan Gregg, men’s 5,000m; Rachel Hannah, women’s 5,000m; Winston George, men’s 200m; Nicole Sassine, women’s 200m; Ian Reid, master’s men’s 1,500m; Cha Philibert-Thiboutot, men’s 1,500m; Ryan Martin, men’s 800m; Rachel Aubry, women’s 800m; Patricia Sylvester, women’s long jump; Riley Northrup, men’s high jump; Jordin Andrade, men’s 400m hurdles; Noelle Montcalm, women’s 400m hurdles.
On Friday night, almost 50 people competed in the Inferno Road Mile race in downtown Guelph. Spectators were treated to an exciting finish at the event as Jouanna Kariankei and Christopher Moyer appeared the cross the finish line at the same time. Kariankei earned first place in a time of 4:31.4 while Moyer was second in 4:31.5.
Alison Ludski was the top female in the event and 15th overall, with a time of 5:16.9.