Scoring totals have Ellis with 1382 points, Rory
with 1374 and Dan with 1356.
Ellis Andrews (M60-64) of Penticton needed a Bike Barn win to stay in contention with Rory Switzer, after Rory topped him by one second in the Raven 10K.
In the Bike Barn
, Ellis ran a smoking 40:23 and netted a 31:38 age-graded time bettering Rory's
31:43 second place a-g finish by five seconds.
has six races totaling 1182 points and must compete in the P2B to be eligible for a medal position.
A win for Rory
would give him a final score of 1382 and, assuming Ellis runs second, his
final score would be 1377.
Those scores would be reversed should Ellis win.
What happens if they end up with a P2B age-graded tie?
They would have identical scores but in head to head competition Rory
has come out on top in three of five races.
Graeme Wilson took second in 25:30 with Rory Switzer (M45-49) of Kelowna, third in 25:45.
(M45-49) finished with a lead of more than two kilometres and a 1:08:45 clocking - the second fastest time ever recorded for this course. (The fastest being Hans Aabye's 1:07:41, set last year.) Glenn Lear (M30-34) took second in 1:18:45 and Dirk Handke (M40-44) was third ... camera in hand?
, second fastest ever overall time, was also the second fastest age-graded time with a 1:02:49 result - not far off the record 1:02:32 set by Jack Miller (M60-64) in 2006.
Top spots overall went to Rory Switzer
(1:17:16), Martin McMahon (1:19:52), and Gary Wade (1:21:47).
Kelowna's Connor Clerke (M16-19) 16:57 and Rory Switzer (M45-49) 17:03 were fourth and fifth.
The men's age-graded Lakeside 5K results show the older of the dueling duo, Ellis Andrews of Penticton, first with a time of 15:17 ahead of Rory Switzer ( 15:24), Connor Clerke (15:42), Jack Wessel ( 15:49) and Ed Ansems (also 15:49).