07 Nov 2004: Mail Worker Delivers First Place
Wellington based postal delivery officer and full-time student Tim Cranfield delivered his best 10k time of the year recently, claiming first place with ease in the Self-Transcendence 10k Race in the scenic Auckland Domain.
Held on a course inaugurated by Sri Chinmoy on a visit to New Zealand in 1987, daylight was second as the pacy postman left all in his wake, crossing the line with a time 38.04, some distance from his personal best of 36.27.
Although a slow time by his own standards, Tim, 29, pronounced himself satisfied with the victory, saying it was a good beginning to the summer of racing ahead of him.
Second in the race was Jade Lynn of Hamilton in 38.55, followed by Hayden Bell in 39.40.
Click here for full race results.