Evan Esselink (29:50) and Malindi Elmore (32:44) laid down convincing markers winning Saturday’s Under Armour Eastside 10K ahead of an impressive field of 2,900 participants. Evan made a move at the 8K mark and dropped the hammer at 9K to finish off strong contenders Hofbauer and Preisner. On the Women’s side, Malindi Elmore stormed to an outstanding victory on the challenging eastside course. Malindi was able to hold off Boise Idaho’s Kinsey Middleton for most of the race as well as previous Under Armour Eastside 10K winner Leslie Sexton who came in third. The event attracted a field of 2,900 runners and so far has raised over $26,000 in support of the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, PHS Community Services Society, and Youthco.