Results: Podium perennials prevail in Perth to Surf

03 Sep 2015 11:30
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Marathon results

Yuki Kawauchi defended his title against almost 1,000 runners along the Swan River to win the seventh-annual Perth City to Surf Marathon in Perth, Australia. His time of 2:16:23 was three and a half minutes slower than his record-setting time a year ago but still almost 20 minutes ahead of this year’s runner-up Chris O’Neil (2:35:47). Justin Kelly took third with a time of 2:47:55.

Congrats 2 #ASICS ambassador Yuki Kawauchi on winning the 2015 @WACitytoSurf Marathon #ASICSGoRunIt #mycitytosurf pic.twitter.com/y2B0L0e5Hj

— ASICS Australia (@ASICSaustralia) August 30, 2015

For the women, it was former winner Magda Karimali-Poulos (2:58:47) back on top after claiming the inaugural marathon in 2009 with a time 2:43:19. She finished fifth a year ago. Nera Jareb secured second at this year’s event with a time of 3:01:27. Rolenda Giorgi (3:03:32) rounded out the top three as the only other runner to come in under three hours and 15 minutes.

Top 10 Men

1 Yuki KAWAUCHI 2:16:23
2 Chris O’NEILL 2:35:47
3 Justin KELLY 2:47:55
4 Kevin MATTHEWS 2:48:29
5 Barry O’SHEA 2:50:57
6 Steve MCKERN 2:52:06
7 Darren MCDONALD 2:52:17
8 David BRYANT 2:53:10
9 Joseph CLEASBY 2:53:23
10 BRENTON ALLEN 2:54:17

Top 10 Women

1 Magda KARIMALI-POULOS 2:58:47
2 Nera JAREB 3:01:27
3 Rolenda GIORGI 3:03:32
4 Shaye PETT 3:15:10
5 Margaret HADLEY 3:15:28
6 Christene OOSTHUIZEN 3:16:34
7 Katie MACKENZIE 3:20:57
8 Yvonne BERNHARD 3:23:25
9 Libby STORM 3:24:12
10 Sarah WARE 3:27:07

Complete Results

Half Marathon results

Francisco Sanzana (1:09:18) cut just over a minute from his fourth-place finish a year ago to win the Perth City to Sun Half Marathon which started in 2007. Nearly 3,000 runners participated in the main event where Nic Harman (1:10:59) finished second with a time of 1:10:59. Takashi Nakata (1:11:35) repeated in third despite coming in a minute slower than in 2014. For the women, it was Cassie Fien (1:14:21) coming in almost two and half minutes faster than a year ago to defending her title. She set the record in 2009 with a time of 1:15:58. Runner-up Jules Bennett (1:20:29) cut around three minutes from her fourth-place finish a year ago. Former winner Rochelle Rodgers (1:23:48) finished a spot behind Bennett last year as well. She won it in 2012 with a slower time than she posted at this year’s event.

Top 10 Men

1 Francisco SANZANA 1:09:18
2 Nic HARMAN 1:10:59
3 Takashi NAKATA 1:11:35
4 Jason RHINE 1:16:44
5 Matthew GATZOUBAROS 1:16:48
6 Stephen STOCKWELL 1:17:41
7 Clemens SCHMITT 1:18:02
8 Mike BOUNDY 1:18:41
9 Will WITHERS 1:19:24
10 Joao PISANI 1:19:44

Top 10 Women

1 Cassie FIEN 1:14:21
2 Jules BENNETT 1:20:29
3 Rochelle RODGERS 1:23:48
4 Sarah JAMIESON 1:25:09
5 Toni HEINEMANN 1:29:51
6 Andrea LEECH 1:30:13
7 Heidi MAKINEN 1:31:47
8 Laura KYRIAKACIS 1:31:47
9 Simone WATERS 1:32:00
10 Tanika PEMBER 1:32:01

Complete Results

12K results

Top 10 Men

1 Roberto BUSI 37:52
2 Joshua TEDESCO 38:35
3 Thomas BRUINS 38:26
4 Ethan HEYWOOD 38:46
5 Scott TAMBLIN 38:54
6 Michael LORI 39:05
7 Marc SEE 39:14
8 Neil BERRY 39:27
9 Stuart CAULFIELD 40:49
10 Brendon DIMMER 41:30

Top 10 Women

1 Linda SPENCER 43:05
2 Kate FITZSIMONS 45:00
3 Anna RENSHAW 46:02
4 Lauren SHELLEY 47:09
5 Bridget PYKE 47:14
6 Amy THOMSON 49:11
7 Astrid ROBERTS 49:17
8 Tineke DENTON 49:22
9 Jacki WALTERS 49:42
10 Natalia POPOWICZ 49:43

Complete Results