Penticton, Kelowna runners take Campbell Mountain race

Penticton's Ingrid Musselman Bell won the 8.2 kilometre Campbell Mountain race held on Sunday

Penticton athlete Ingrid Musselman Bell heads along the final section of trail to the finish line to take first place in the women's division of the Campbell Mountain Cross Country Race Sunday. She finished the 8.2-kilometre course in a time of 45 minutes

Penticton athlete Ingrid Musselman Bell heads along the final section of trail to the finish line to take first place in the women's division of the Campbell Mountain Cross Country Race Sunday. She finished the 8.2-kilometre course in a time of 45 minutes

The 2014 Interior Running Association’s Campbell Mountain race was captured by Okanagan athletes. Winning on the women’s side was Penticton’s Ingrid Musselman Bell in 45 minutes, eight seconds. She was 15th overall. Rounding out the top three females were Merritt’s Marie-Josee Bedard, who won the 40-44 age group in 45:44 and Blind Bay’s Chantel Jeffrey in third, winning the one to 15 age group in 45:47.

Kelowna’s John Machuga finished first overall in 36:54 with Penticton’s Josh Heinrich in second at 37:23, winning the 30-34 age group. In third was Vernon’s Liam McGrath, who won the 16-19 age group in 39:15.

The 2014 Interior Running Association’s Campbell Mountain race had 69 athletes.