Results: Kitajima, Hashira hold on in Sydney

23 Sep 2015 17:15
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Marathon results

Hisanori Kitajima (2:12:44) held off Hiroki Yamagishi (2:12:48) to win the marathon portion of the Blacksmores Sydney Running Festival in Sydney, Australia. More than 3,200 runners took part in the run that includes a trip over the Harbour Bridge and ends at the Opera House. Third-place finisher Nicholas Chelimo (2:13:09) was one of four runners to finish within 35 seconds of each other.

Kitajima wins Sydney marathon! #SydneyRunningFestival pic.twitter.com/gsBrc15CeH

— Run For Your Life (@r4yl) September 19, 2015

Hisanori Kitajima, the winner of this morning's Sydney Marathon, looks a bit like @RussellHoward. pic.twitter.com/TOdyq6vwwP

— Jon Mulkeen (@Statman_Jon) September 20, 2015

For the women, it was Mirriam Wangari finishing first with a time of 2:34:38. Jane Kiptoo (2:35:44) repeated as runner-up, despite coming in three and a half minutes slower than a year ago. Former winner Biruktayit Degefa (2:39:28) was back in the top three for the second time in three years.

Top 10 Men

1 Hisanori KITAJIMA JPN 2:12:44
2 Hiroki YAMAGISHI JPN 2:12:48
3 Nicholas CHELIMO KEN 2:13:09
4 Gebo GEMEDA ETH 2:13:33
5 Kibrom GHEBRZGIABHER ERI 2:13:49
6 Tatsunori HAMASAKI JPN 2:13:54
7 Ryuji KASHIWABARA JPN 2:20:45
8 Saeki MAKINO JPN 2:22:13
9 Koji HAYASAKA JPN 2:24:24
10 Rob POPE AUS 2:30:00

Top 10 Women

1 Mirriam WANGARI KEN 2:34:38
2 Jane KIPTOO KEN 2:35:44
3 Biruktayit DEGEFA KEN 2:39:28
4 Kelly-Ann VAREY AUS 2:48:03
5 Sakie ISHIBASHI JPN 2:49:04
6 Mitsuko INO AUS 2:52:09
7 Lamei SUN CHN 2:54:08
8 Ruth WILSON AUS 2:56:23
9 Michelle GAILEY AUS 3:02:15
10 Elizabeth MAGUIRE AUS 3:02:17

Complete Results

Half Marathon results

Kinya Hashira (1:05:50) bested more than 7,300 runners to win the Sydney Half Marathon. Last year’s winner Brad Milosevic secured second with a time of 1:06:13. Matthew Cox (1:08:31) cut almost a minute from his fourth-place finish a year ago to round out the top three.

Yep this is happening #sydneymarathon time to grind pic.twitter.com/AjxpWpJpJK

— Mark Lennon (@lenno80) September 19, 2015

For the women, it was Kikuyo Tsuzaki (1:14:23) taking the top spot. Milly Clark secured second with a time of 1:16:18. Repeating in third was Clare Geraghty (1:17:33) who turned in an almost identical time as a year ago.

A great day at the @Blackmores Sydney Marathon! 6 months of training was worth it. pic.twitter.com/yGmaxjBbDH

— Jesse Rothstein (@Jess_Rothstein) September 20, 2015

Top 10 Men

1 Kinya HASHIRA JPN 1:05:50
2 Brad MILOSEVIC AUS 1:06:13
3 Matthew COX AUS 1:08:31
4 Masahiro KINOSHITA JPN 1:10:22
5 Mitch DEAN AUS 1:10:29
6 John BARTLETT AUS 1:11:43
7 Miles WARING AUS 1:12:41
8 Chris TRUSCOTT AUS 1:13:03
9 Nick ROBERTS AUS 1:13:22
10 Alex ROGERS AUS 1:13:34

Top 10 Women

1 Kikuyo TSUZAKI JPN 1:14:23
2 Milly CLARK AUS 1:16:18
3 Clare GERAGHTY AUS 1:17:33
4 Amy COGLE AUS 1:19:36
5 Amy MATTIAZZI AUS 1:19:49
6 Lucy STARRAT AUS 1:21:56
7 Stephanie AUSTON AUS 1:21:59
8 Anna FITZGERALD AUS 1:22:25
9 Jane WEBBER AUS 1:23:24
10 Erika JORDAN AUS 1:23:33

Complete Results

9K results

Top 10 Men

1 Harry SUMMERS 26:59
2 Jordan GUSMAN 27:44
3 Jeremy ROFF 28:13
4 Jack COLREAVY 28:56
5 David MAINWARING 29:06
6 Russell DESSAIX-CHIN 29:24
7 Matt COLE 29:24
8 Matt BROWN 29:43
9 Kyle MACDONALD 30:16
10 Aran BROWN 30:35

Top 10 Women

1 Victoria MITCHELL 30:45
2 Danielle ALLEN 31:49
3 Melinda WITCHARD 32:34
4 Bridey DELANEY 33:24
5 Lexy GILMOUR 33:45
6 Anna WHITE 34:16
7 Johanna PARSONS 34:32
8 Claire RAYNER 34:49
9 Fiona YATES 34:50
10 Emma COLLYER 35:01

Complete Results

3.5K results

Top 10 Men

1 Ali NAJEM 10:29
2 Charlie DOHERTY 10:45
3 Mark SIMPSON 11:20
4 Bryce COLLINS 11:30
5 Finn MACMILLAN 11:46
6 Rod TAYLOR 12:09
7 Connor LO 13:06
8 Ben KENNEDY 13:13
9 Max TIMBRELL 13:14
10 Chas MCALPINE 13:20

Top 10 Women

1 Imogen STEWART 11:55
2 Madeline PLAYFORD 12:52
3 Sarah PLAYFORD 12:55
4 Sianna STEELE 12:55
5 Bethany HALMY 12:58
6 Emily GOCHER 13:37
7 Lilly MARTIN 13:42
8 Jessica GOCHER 13:54
9 Alexandra FIELD 14:26
10 Catherine BOLSHESOLSKY 14:27

Complete Results