SATURDAY APRIL 30th, 2011
IN CARP, ONTARIO
Hosted by the Ottawa Public Library Foundation

For runners, walkers and cyclists of all ages

The Diefenbooker Classic has proven to be a huge success for the promotion of health in the community, and for fundraising, for the West Carleton Branches of the Ottawa Public Library. This has been our fifteenth year fundraising for the libraries.


 
Photo by Rheal Doucette
The start of yet another
successful Diefenbooker Classic
 
 
Click here for more race photos
 
A CD with all of this year's event photos will be available for viewing
at the Carp Public Library.
 

Event results

Loonie Loop
Age Group1st Place2nd Place
6 years oldConnor McGillivaryCharlotte Dobson
5 years oldToby RichardsonAlicia Stel
4 years oldMatthew IrelandSimon Richardson
3 years oldJosh BradleyKarin Dobson
2 years oldEthan FallerEric Morin

1 km Run (7 to 12 years)
 GirlsBoys
1st PlaceKennedy ThompsonLogan Vetch
2nd PlaceKate McGrathAdam Blake
3rd PlaceJada ThompsonEthan Richardson

5 km Walk
1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
Curtis GeddesIrene GillespieArlene Collings

5 km Run
OverallTime
1st PlaceAlex Jarvis17:08.3
2nd PlaceBrendon Howard17:25.7
3rd PlaceJeff Seaby18:27.2
Age GroupWomenMen
12 – 15Shelby HowardAlex Jarvis
16 -19Kayla Palmer Derek Ensing
20 – 29Lean LaroqueNathan Ensing
30 – 39Kara RuscherJeff Seaby
40 – 49Martha PalmerRon Jeffery
50 – 59Alison SandemanMurray Stonebridge
60 +Pat LongClaude Moise

10 km Run
OverallTime
1st PlaceJon Ruddy35:27.0
2nd PlaceGraham Stonebridge37:33.1
3rd PlaceAndrew Armstrong37:57.0
Age GroupWomenMen
12 – 15 Oliver Bennig
16 -19Taylor Bryce 
20 – 29Melissa HawesJon Ruddy
30 – 39Andrea FlewellingJames Murphy
40 – 49Susan AtherleyAndrew Armstrong
50 – 59Jennifer SanchezBarrie Ashworth
60 + Barry Bruce

5 km Cycle
1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
Evan RobinsonAlex MillerKaelan Hamilton

18 km Cycle
1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
Colin GeddesSandy MoserSusan Porter

33 km Cycle
1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
Sean GatesIan RichardsonKeith Fenerety

5 km Team
1st place - WOS U14
Roman Marushko
Hanna Lee
Caelin Spenser
Renee Theoret

Detailed event results at SportsStats for:

5 km walk,   5 km run  and  10 km run

The Diefenbooker Classic promotes community fun, as well as serious racing, with strong regional runners. Photographs of all previous races are on display in the Carp Branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

Race director: Martha Palmer
Registrar: Karen Ensing
For further information email: diefenbooker@bell.net

Other Websites

Once again, our title sponsor was the West Carleton Medical-Dental Centre, including the West Carleton Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic. Support from both new and returning sponsors has been fabulous.

Since the Diefenbooker Classic started in 1996 the funds raised have been used to supply the
Carp, Constance Bay (CB) and Fitzroy Harbour (FH) libraries with the following goods:
  • Children's furniture - Carp (1996)
  • AV equipment & meeting room storage cabinets - Carp (1997)
  • Children's computers - Carp (1998)
  • Furniture & internet equipment - CB, FH (1999)
  • Music CDs start-up collections - Carp, CB, FH (2000)
  • Computer tables and chairs - Carp, CB, FH (2002)
  • Children's department shelving - Carp (2003)
  • Circulation desks - CB, FH (2003)
  • Children's areas carpets - CB, FH (2003)
  • CD shelving & CD storage bins - Carp, CB, FH (2004)
  • Children's videos - CB, FH (2004)
  • Children's AV display unit - Carp (2004)
  • Pamphlet display units - CB, FH (2005)
  • Study table and chair - FH (2005)
  • Microfilm reader and printer - Carp (2006)
  • Interior signage - Carp, CB, FH (2006)
  • Gardens at Carp - phase 1 (1998), phase 2 (2005), phase 3 (2006)
  • Indoor carpeting - Carp, CB (2006) - cost shared with Ottawa Public Library
  • External signs – CB, FH (2007)
  • Computer work station - CB (2007)
  • Computer chairs – CB, FH (2007)
  • Lan jack for programming room – Carp (2007)
  • Painting of programming room - Carp (2007)
  • Carpeting of programming room - Carp (2007)
  • Transportation of school classes - Carp (2007)
  • Children’s author visit - Carp (2007)
  • Transportation of school classes - Carp (2008)
  • Children’s author visits - Carp (2008)
  • Internal signage updates - Carp, FH (2008)
  • Customized shelving – CB (2008)
  • Puppet Theatre and Props - Carp, CB, FH (2008)
  • Transportation of school classes – Carp (2009)
  • Children’s author visit – Carp (2009)
  • Book display units – Carp (2009)
  • Customized shelving – Carp, CB, FH (2009)
  • Diefenbooker Garden maintenance – Carp (2009)
  • Children’s programming – Carp (2009)
  • Maintenance of Diefenbooker Gardens – Carp
  • 2 book trucks – Carp
  • Depressible book bin – Carp
  • Bronze bench to recognize volunteers (cost shared with FOPLA) – Carp
  • CD and DVD shelving drawers – CB and FH