Trinity Western Spartans' Lisa Brooking (#728) finished third at the BMO Vancouver Marathon, the top result for all Canadian women.

Trinity Western Spartans' Lisa Brooking (#728) finished third at the BMO Vancouver Marathon, the top result for all Canadian women.

Langley’s Brooking tops among Canadian women

Trinity Western University masters nursing student finishes third overall — and as top Canadian — at BMO Vancouver Marathon

Trinity Western’s Lisa Brooking finished third overall and was the top Canadian woman in the half marathon this past Sunday during the BMO Vancouver Marathon.

Brooking, who joined the Spartans last fall and is working towards her masters degree in nursing, posted a personal record time of 1:16.03 over 21 kilometres, bettering her previous best by nearly three minutes.

The TWU track and field and cross country star was also the only non-Kenyan to reach the podium in the men’s and women’s half marathon events.

 

Langley Times