Spirited showing by Valley entries in Cumberland MOMAR

Competitors from the Cowichan Valley had some excellent results at the Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race at Cumberland on Sept. 26.

Competitors from the Cowichan Valley had some excellent results at the Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race at Cumberland on Sept. 26.

On the 50km enduro course, Shawnigan Lake’s Michael Gibson and Linda Mavin teamed up with Clayton and Erica Spizawka of Merville and finished fourth in the team of four co-ed category with a time of seven hours, 15 minutes and 16 seconds.

On the 30km sport course, Francene Benoit and Sophy Roberge of Duncan — team name: The French Baguette — placed ninth in the team of two female category with a time of 5:33:35 and found all 18 checkpoints.

They also won the spirit award for their costumes and positive attitude throughout the race, earning themselves free entry into next year’s race.