The magic numbers were 42:28 and 255.
The former is the time Dan Kelly ran the Times-Colonist 10K in on April 26, the latter his placing overall.
Kelly finished 25th in his category of men 0-19, to be the first Ladysmith-Chemainus are resident to cross the finish line in Vancouver Island’s most high-profile run.
Tiffany Wong was our first female, finishing 447 overall, and 19 in her category of women 30-34, with a time of 44:59.
Roger Walmsley was the first Chemainus resident across the finish line, finishing sixth in his category of men 60-64.
Vancouver’s Kelly Weibe recorded the fifth fastest TC10K time ever and was the third fastest winner, finishing in 29:08.
The event saw 10,527 registered – 8,973 in the 10K, 538 in the half-marathon and 1,106 in the Thrifty Foods Family Run.