Despite the rain that continued throughout the day the event was a huge success. Congratulations to all finishers.
And congratulations to the winners of the following events. Russ Best from Kihikihi won the Direct Group Uniforms Hamilton Half Marathon in 1.11.34 smashing the present race record by over 6 minutes. Grace Ritchie from Hamilton was first woman in 1.25.25.
In the Direct Group Uniforms Hamilton 10km event Wayne Guest from Te Aroha was a clear winner in 34.49 and Charli Miller from Hamilton was first woman in 40.53.
The Direct Group Uniforms Hamilton Half Marathon walk was won by Donna Roderick of Taumaranui in 2.07.41 and the first male was Darren Hutchinson of Napier in 2.20.09.
In the Mark Keesom Ray White Online Realty 5km Fun Run Reuben Lovell was 1st home in 21.44 and the first female was Rylee Mardon in 22.56.
Next year will be the 15th anniversary so watch this space for something special. Next year's event date will be posted shortly.
The winner of the raffle (airfares for 2 to Australia and accommodation at The Peninsular in Mooloolaba valued at $4,000) was Herman Haringa from Hamilton.