Vernon’s Mary Edgar catches her breath after finishing second overall female in the Okanagan College Half Marathon Sunday in Kelowna.

Vernon’s Mary Edgar catches her breath after finishing second overall female in the Okanagan College Half Marathon Sunday in Kelowna.

Symonds king of Okanagan Campus

Wet, snowy weather wasn’t enough to stop Penticton’s Jeff Symonds from claiming first overall at the ninth annual Okanagan College Campus-to-Campus Half Marathon Sunday morning in Kelowna.

Symonds finished the 21.1-kilometre course in one hour, 15 minutes and 42 seconds, more than a minute ahead of runner-up Graham Hood of Kelowna. Rossland’s Dallas Cain was third overall.

Taking the women’s title, and placing fifth overall, was Kelowna’s Keddi-Anne Sherbino (1:21:41).

The top local finisher was Coldstream’s Cameron Egan, who was sixth in 1:24:05. Vernon’s Peter Baumeister (1:24:23) finished seventh, Bill Mah (1:30:53) was 11th, Philip Caruthers (1:32:32) was 16th and Mary Edgar, the top local female finisher, rounded out the top-20 in 1:34:11.

Vernon’s Jennifer Bond (1:35:46), 24th overall, was the third woman to cross the line.

In the 10-km race, Kelowna runners swept the podium in the men’s and women’s divisions.Jonathan Little (37:12), Yannick Letailleur (38:10) and Aurelien Schilles (39:48) finished one-two-three for the men, and Lisa Vinge (45:45), Pascal Li (46:57) and Corinne Wade (47:26) did likewise for the women.

Complete race results are available at www.okanagan.bc.ca/halfmarathon.