Results: 6th Victory for Liza Hunter-Galvan at Christchurch Marathon

07 Jun 2016 17:34
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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Credit : Christchurch City Council

Marathon

Dougal THORBURN claimed victory with a time of 02:24:51 (his personal best time). He finished one minute 47 seconds ahead of Ciaran FAHERTY. Finishing third was Jonathan JACKSON (02:30:37).

In the ladies race, it was Liza HUNTER-GALVAN who took the top spot in 02:50:11 for the 6th time. Last year the former Olympian had finished 3rd. She bested Mel AITKEN who crossed the finish line 3 minutes 50 seconds behind her. Finishing third was CANDICE HAMMOND (02:58:02).

Top 5 Men

1 DOUGAL THORBURN 02:24:51
2 CIARAN FAHERTY 02:26:38
3 JONATHAN JACKSON 02:30:37
4 BEN AYNSLEY 02:36:03
5 REECE BILLINGTON 02:41:09

Top 5 Women

1 LIZA HUNTER-GALVAN 02:50:11
2 MEL AITKEN 02:54:01
3 CANDICE HAMMOND 02:58:02
4 JULIA GRANT 02:59:03
5 AMBER HAWKINS 03:05:08

Complete results


Half Marathon

Oska BAYNES and Aaron PULFORD finished the race in the same time of 01:06:34, but the victory went to Oska. Finishing third was Michael VOSS (01:06:50).

For the women, Olivia BURNE scored victory with a time of 01:15:31 . She finished 36 seconds ahead of Rowan MARIE TORCKLER. Rounding out the top three was Lydia O’DONNELL with a time of 01:17:01.

Top 5 Men

1 OSKA BAYNES 01:06:34
2 AARON PULFORD 01:06:34
3 MICHAEL VOSS 01:06:50
4 DANIEL BALCHIN 01:07:54
5 CAMERON AVERY 01:09:21

Top 5 Women

1 OLIVIA BURNE 01:15:31
2 ROWAN MARIE TORCKLER 01:16:07
3 LYDIA O’DONNELL 01:17:01
4 ALICE MASON 01:17:27
5 HANNAH MILLER 01:18:57

Complete results

10 k

Sean EUSTACE won the race with a time of 00:31:25. He finished 3 seconds ahead of Ben MUSSON. Wayne GUEST (00:32:34) made notched third place.

For the women, it was Alice WILSON who took the top spot in 00:38:22 , ahead of Melanie ANGLAND (00:38:31). The third place went to Sarah ALEXANDER with a time of 00:38:59

Top 5 Men

1 SEAN EUSTACE 00:31:25
2 BEN MUSSON 00:31:28
3 WAYNE GUEST 00:32:34
4 NICK BURROW 00:32:36
5 CHRISTOPHER DRYDEN 00:32:54

Top 5 Women

1 ALICE WILSON 00:38:22
2 MELANIE ANGLAND 00:38:31
3 SARAH ALEXANDER 00:38:59
4 SARAH MURPHY 00:39:12
5 ANNA MCRAE 00:39:54

Complete results

Next year, the marathon will be held on June 4th.