World Masters Games - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Rick Becker - Hard Core Runners Club member, is the 2005 Worlds Master Champion for the 45-54 age group in two races!

8K - 28:45 - 1st Overall (5:47 per mile pace)

5K - 16:15 - 1st Overall (5:14 per mile pace)

Excellent write up in the Yakima Herald Republic on Friday, July 29, 2005 for the 8K.

Results at

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Rick graciously presented a great account of his trials and triumph of the 8K cross country and 5K track races at the Hard Core Runners Club meeting on August 4, 2005. Pictures show Rick in the 8K Cross Country Race, awards podium, with his son, and his Gold medals.