Grand Union Canal Race 2017 – Ionov and Simpson Take The Wins

Cat Simpson
top 30 finishers GUCR 2017
Top 30 finishers Photo courtesy Gill Thomas

After 38 hours of the Grand Union Canal Race 2017, the top runners have crossed the finish line, mid-pack is almost done and we are edging toward the backpackers who have until 3:00 am to arrive in Venice for an official finish.

Sergey Ionov was the first person to reach London in a time of 24 hours and 54m. First lady was Cat Simpson setting a new womens course record 0f 27:26 finishing in third place overall.

Prelimnary results for the top three men and women:

1Sergey Ionov24:54
2Paul Beechey26:20
3John Stocker28:43
Women24 Hours
1Cat Simpson27:26
2Wendy Shaw32:46
3Dawn Gardner35:40 The home of multiday running news and events.

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