IN MEMORY OF PATRICK RIDDELL

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Pat Riddell, at the age of 77, on Monday, September 4, 2017. Pat loved to volunteer his time with the running and athletics community in various roles, but was probably best known to road runners as the Race Director of the Puma Race Series for over 30 years. He was also the Race Director of the Hudson Bay Canada Day Run, as well as a Team Manager for the National Team at the NCAA Track and Field Championships and at the Pan Am Games held in Winnipeg in 1999. He was an executive member of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, was President of Athletics Manitoba, and received an Order of Sport Excellence Volunteer Service Award for his dedication and commitment to sport in Manitoba, in recognition of over 30 years of dedicated service to track and field. Pat was also an exceptional athlete who completed numerous marathons including, Boston, New York and Minneapolis, as well as many other road races. He also measured many of the popular race routes in and around the City of Winnipeg for certification with Athletics Canada. Pat was inducted into the Manitoba Runners’ Association Hall of Fame on March 5, 2007 for his many contributions to the sport of road running. Donations may be made in Pat’s memory to Kidsport Manitoba or to a charity of your choice.