Unusual Hailstorm Slammed Vancouver Sun Run Participants (PHOTOS)

Vancouver Sun Run

On Sunday, thousands took part in the 35th annual Vancouver Sun Run in downtown.

However, participants got a little more than they signed up for this year.

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During the run, an unusual hailstorm came over the city, bombarding runners as they made their way through the streets.

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SunRun 2019. First time doing the sun run!. And boy was the weather….a surprise! Experienced rain & hail that pounded pretty hard & managed to cover the streets in a sheet of ice/slush for a bit. . I did not train for this, just did it for…..fun?. Cardio is not my jam but why not right?. . I did 10km in 1hr 17min, with a mix of jogging & walking. I now remember why I hate running & how the stair master became my friend. Running is no fun on the knees lol, especially on pavement. I'm sure the lack of training leading up to this did not help. However I'm glad I did it! Next time maybe I'll put some effort into training first, but no promises here. . . . . . . . . . . . #ihatecardio #cardiovslifting #iliftnotrun #vancouversunrun #sunrun2019 #vancouversunrun2019 #sunrun #sunrunvancouver #healthylifestyle #healthandfitness #fitness #fit #fitfam #lifting #fitnessinsperation #fitnessaddict #fitnessmotivation #fitnessjourney #vancouver #beautifulbritishcolumbia #beautifulbc #vanlife #van

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Burnaby’s Justin Kent came in first place for the men’s division. His win marks the first time a local runner has won the Vancouver Sun Run in 27 years. Natasha Wodak won the women’s division, while Balraj Zimich was first in the wheelchair division.

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