Chacra Looks to Turn Repeat into Three-Peat
Hometown favourite Tyler Chacra aims for the top of the podium yet again in the 2015 Half Marathon
The Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon is the biggest running event in the Town of Oakville and is quickly turning into one of the “must-run” events in the GTA, attracting thousands of local runners, including Chacra, year after year.
“I love this race, the town really gets behind it and the community support is incredible!” says Chacra. “The team at Landmark Sport Group really understands what it takes to put on a top tier event. Not only is the course stunning but the post-race festivities are far and away the best I have ever been a part of!”
Having a local running idol like Chacra participate year after year has the race organizers smiling. “To have Tyler run every year and continue to put on a show for the spectators and participants adds to the excitement on Race Day” says Race Logistics Manager, Krystal Duz. “The community support is amazing and with the addition of an Oakville resident going for his third win in as many years adds to the excitement and fantastic atmosphere that this event continues to offer all participants.”
The competition continues to grow nine years later at the Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon and Chacra admits it will not be easy winning his third title. “Three-peating would be nice but I am nowhere near as fit as I was the past two summers heading into the race. My goal this year will be to get in there, have some fun and see what happens” says Chacra.
Spectators are invited to come watch Tyler go for the three-peat on Sunday, September 27th beginning at 7:45 AM in Coronation Park.