‘Miles’-stone achieved

Runner Billy MacEachern completes 100th marathon — the Johnny Miles Eighty-five thousand miles or approximately 136,795 kilometres. That’s the approximate distance Billy MacEachern has run in his lifetime. So far. To put that into perspective, that’s the equivalent of running 24 hours a day for two and half years. Father’s Day wasn’t the event he...

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Tributes paid at Johnny Miles awards night

NEW GLASGOW – Awards were presented in four categories once again in conjunction with the Johnny Miles Running Event Weekend. Race director Terry Curley presided over the gathering at Glasgow Square and paid special tribute to Glenn Chenell and those receiving Big Dog Hall of Fame plaques in his memory. Debbie MacDonald entered the hall,...

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MacLennan, Simpson set pace at Johnny Miles marathon

NEW GLASGOW – Two local distance runners at opposite ends of their careers won their respective races on Sunday to conclude the 41st Johnny Miles Running Event Weekend. Senior masters runner Dave MacLennan of Scotsburn led virtually from the start to win his 11th Johnny Miles Marathon champion, while high school student Raymond Simpson of...

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Dave MacLennan wins Johnny Miles marathon

NEW GLASGOW – Dave MacLennan is an 11-time Johnny Miles Marathon champion. MacLennan won the annual event in a gun time of two hours, 54 minutes, 33 seconds and was the only marathoner to break three hours with windy, warm conditions. He ran alone almost from the start, with no contenders from past years in...

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