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Tuesday, 25 August 2015

2015 Wellington Road Walking Champs Trentham Sat 22 Aug

In perfect conditions with no wind and a starting temperature of 6 C the 16 starters produced one New Zealand and three Masters age group records. In the men’s race Wellington Scottish walkers had a clean sweep with Peter Baillie winning the men’s 10 km in 55:39 followed by Sean Lake 58:59 and Bob Gardner 1:02.58, all personal best times.

Sue Hoskin from Manawatu was first in the women’s 10 km in 1:02.23 followed by Terri Grimmett of Scottish 1:02.51. Jaqueline Wilson of Trentham was third and had a PB in 1:04.10

In the Junior 5 km 12 year old Daniel Du Toit of Trentham won with a huge personal best with 28:59, for his first time under 30 minutes.

Source: Dave Lonsdale via Athletics New Zealand