Congratulations to Mistissini’s Wally Rabbitskin, who came in first among Quebec participants in the Montreal Marathon on Sept. 18.

Wally’s finishing time for the prestigious 26-mile race was 2 hours, 31 minutes and 30 seconds. Wally finished ninth overall among the 6,000 participants.

Aged 32, Wally has been racing in marathons for seven years and has participated in a dozen competitions each year in places like Boston, Montreal, Ottawa, Miami and Toronto.

His annual expenses are about $10,000, while he only brings in $5,000 from his racing. His Montreal finish, for example, didn’t net him anything.