Results to come
The throwers piked on the 60m event preferring to take shelter in the stands but their places were taken up by the youngster sprinters not afraid of a little wetness.
The other track events went ahead although fields were extremely light. This left the main event as the requested 10,000m race.
By any standard the field was large and oddly enough with little end and a light drizzle conditions were actually perfect. As Fred Dagg would have said if he was hanging over the fence "We don’t know how propitious are the circumstances Frederick!"
A big bunch led out by Stephen Day with Harrison Burnard and Chris Mcilroy in attendance just behind. This leading bunch progressively pulled away from the rest of the field which had basically broken up into different groups.
There were a few pull-outs before Niam Macdonald and Lachlan Haitana took over the front running offering us the prospect of an interesting finish. With 300 to go it could have been anybody's race but Haitana had the legs over the last 200 to win comfortably from Macdonald with Mcilroy in third.
This was a good race to watch and worth getting wet for. The point to note about the results is that it does not show all of those who started, in other words the DNF’s