SATURDAY MAY 4th, 2013
IN CARP, ONTARIO
Hosted by the Ottawa Public Library

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 will be our seventeenth 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
There were 32 participants this year
Age Group1st Place2nd Place
6 years oldRiley VanzubenLaura Andreadis
5 years oldJosh BradleyAdam Vandrezon
4 years oldSoloman DwaydarEthan Fuller
3 years oldLilly TwiningCody Briggs
2 years oldRyan NormanPieter Huckiede

1 km Run (7 to 12 years)
There were 60 entries this year
 GirlsBoys
1st PlaceCharlie CreedA. J. Monfette
2nd PlaceTiana MichalskaCole Davies
3rd PlaceElodie AugeNicholas Bradley

5 km Walk
There were 59 entries this year
 WomenMen
1st PlaceJordyn Deaveiro
0:25:49.8
Josh Bradley
0:34:42.7
2nd PlaceMegan Frost
0:27:45.4
Leigh Finlay
0:40:40.4
3rd PlaceJanet Sullivan
0:38:41.1
Hugh O'Donnell
0:42:20.2

5 km Team Run
There were 14 team entries this year.
Medals are presented to the first team, based on their best four members.
1st place team: WCSS-Battye2
Members: Oliver Hewish
Ben Ivany
Harlem Turner
Micheal Burke

5 km Run
There were 423 entries this year
OverallWomenTimeMenTime
1st PlaceSusan Atherley20:44.7Brendon Howard16:45.4
2nd PlaceKatie Gibson20:47.3Richard Charette17:39.1
3rd PlaceEmily Gibson20:49.8Graham Spaull18:07.1
1st in Age GroupWomenMen
12 – 15Shelby HowardKhalid El Hamad
16 -19Sarah Bird Carlos Vervloet
20 – 29Caila Palmer Joshua Mintha
30 – 39Krista Ielo William Reyno
40 – 49Brigit Kumhyr Harold Walker
50 – 59Martha PalmerMichael Wright
60 +Theresa Peluso Geoff Wonnacott

10 km Run
There were 112 entries this year
OverallWomenTimeMenTime
1st PlaceAlexandra Mc Gowan43:44.1Christian Galley35:37.5
2nd PlaceAnne Murphy44:32.4Alec Jarvis36:02.2
3rd PlaceDiane Ste-Marie47:36.4Andrew Armstrong37:27.0
1st in Age GroupWomenMen
12 – 15Alana Deveny Nathaniel Gordon
16 -19Lizzy Turner Tom Carnegie
20 – 29Megan Downing Terence Rea
30 – 39Lyne Michaud Tanguay Francis
40 – 49Kim Bonin Kevin Malloy
50 – 59Lise Patterson Danny Sheehan
60 +Kassie Davies Barry Bruce

Cycling Events
There were 153 entries this year

5 km Cycle
1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
Liam RussellConnor KnightLogan Lacroix

18 km Cycle
1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
Toby SutherlandDon SutherlandNoah Hunt

33 km Cycle
1st Place2nd Place3rd Place
John EllisKieth FenertyRobert Strecher

Detailed event results available at SportsStats for:

5 km walk,   5 km run,   and  10 km run

Awards for Pledges

Again this year, the individual with the most pledges collected wins their choice of :

  • a one-year adult membership to the YMCA, valued at $650 and valid at any location
  • a barbecue donated by Deka Home Building Center of Carp, valued at $350

1st place winner is: Beverly Berry

The second place pledge earner is awarded the prize not selected by the first place winner

2nd place winner is: Josh Dolan

Others worthy of note for having collected considerable funds in pledges include:
Janice Bradley Guillemot
Rachel Bruce
McGillivary Family
Nielson Family


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.

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

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

Other Websites

The growth of our libraries means the growth of our minds.
Be sure to mark Saturday, May 4th on your calendar.
Bring your family and friends out for a morning of fun and fitness
at the Diefenbooker Classic in Carp, Ontario!

Our library will win in the long run!

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 (2010)
  • 2 book trucks – Carp (2010)
  • Depressible book bin – Carp (2010)
  • Bronze bench to recognize volunteers (cost shared with FOPLA) – Carp (2010)
  • CD and DVD shelving drawers – CB and FH (2010)
  • Maintenance of Diefenbooker Gardens – Carp (2011)
  • Digital cameras – CB and FH (2011)
  • Children’s performer (Summer Reading Club wrap-up party) – Carp (2011)
  • Bike rack – Carp (2011)
  • Maintenance of Diefenbooker Gardens – Carp (2012)
  • Transportation of school classes – Carp (2012)
  • Children’s performer (Summer Reading Club wrap-up party) – Carp (2012)