Se­nior run­ners ex­cel

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Mur­dock His­cock and Joan Pope are ev­i­dence age is only a num­ber. The two mem­bers of the For­tune-Grand Bank Run­ning Club have fin­ished first in the men’s and women’s 70-79 age cat­e­gory in three re­cent races, in­clud­ing this month’s CHCM Gar­nish-French­men’s Cove 10K Road Race. In May, His­cock and Pope were in Hal­i­fax, N.S., for the Bluenose Marathon. Both com­peted in the event’s 5K and 10K races, plac­ing first amongst run­ners aged 70-79 in each. His­cock com­pleted the 5K in a time of 23:59 and the 10K in 50:16. Pope ran the 5K in 35:55 and the 10K in 1:08:20. The duo brought home four cer­tifi­cates from Hal­i­fax, His­cock said.

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Mur­dock His­cock and Joan Pope, mem­bers of the For­tune-Grand Bank Run­ning Club, fin­ished first in the men’s and women’s 70-79 age cat­e­gory for this year’s CHCM Gar­nish-French­men’s Cove 10K Road Race. They also achieved the same feat in both the 5K and...

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