Morning Star Staff
Liam McGrath of Vernon won the Summerland Sweets 7.4-Kilometre race Sunday in 27 minutes and 43 seconds.
There was a field of 128 runners in the third event of the Interior Road Racing Association series hosted by the Penticton Pounders. McGrath competes in the 16-19 age group.
John Machuga of Kelowna was runner-up, two seconds behind McGrath. Machuga topped the 35-39 division.
Penticton’s Josh Heinrich (30-34) finished third in 28:10.
Shawn Heggenstaller of Vernon was 56th and eighth in the 45-49 category with a 37:52. Gerry Breneman of Vernon (65-69) was 63rd in 39:44.
The Reino Run 8K, goes Sunday, Oct. 18 in Salmon Arm. The Kal Park 9K is Oct. 25 in Vernon.