Rob Watson’s running redemption – Canadian Running Magazine

  • On Friday, May 10, Watson became the official champion of the unofficial Goodr Vancouver Beer Mile 6.0 in 6:04–winning Nutella, a chocolate medal, and a jar of honey from the race director’s dad.
  • Less than a week after his “lame sixth place” at the BMO Vancouver Marathon, the victory was not only prestigious, but excellent physical and mental training for the remainder of Watson’s racing year.
  • At the sixth beer mile, 49 individual participants (39 men and 10 women), 11 relay teams of four people, and hundreds of costumed supporters flocked to the secret dirt-track location in Vancouver.
  • Goodr Sunglasses and RunGuides.com took over the pseudo Nutella sponsorship, and SportsStats took over for Jennermann’s trusty Timex.

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