A 40-year-old Easter tradition continued in Charlottetown with the annual Bunny Hop Easter Race on Saturday, March 31st. The 5K and 10K races drew more than 100 participants, raising money for Easter Seals PEI. Running since 1978, the Bunny Hop marks the beginning of the spring racing season for many on the Island. 

Nick Robertson : “I’m very happy with my time and placing, and am very grateful to race alongside such great athletes,” he said. “It’s awesome to finally make the switch in my career from 5 to 10K, and I’m excited to see what the future brings.”

Finishing in second place was Vincent Merriam, with a time of 36:29, followed by Mike Peterson at 37:01.
Finishing first among females was Leanne Vessey, with a time of 40:42, followed by Charlotte Gardiner at 41:33, and Maureen Peters at 45:39.
In the 5K race, Alec Brown cruised well ahead of the pack to win the race with a time of 17:40.
Finishing in second place was Samuel Peterson, with a time of 19:20, followed by top female finisher Tori Fitzpatrick at 19:32. Finishing second among females was Michaela Walker at 20:30, followed by third place male Phil Byrne at 21:40, while third among females was Tatiana Kelly at 22:18.
A total of 56 finished the 5K race, while 49 more crossed the line for the 10K.
Easter Seals PEI would like to thank the Hasham's Variety and the PEI Roadrunners Club for their efforts.