Cloudy skies and intermitent drizzle heralded the start of race 4 of the Sri Chinmoy 'Auckland Series 2017' ... held at the Auckland Domain on Sunday.
Following his second place in race 3 Andrea Burgo (1.32.43) had a fine victory in the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon ... well ahead of Geoff Bull 1.35.49 and Daniel Playne 1.36.02.
Amanda Bethell (1.37.30) comfortably won the woman's half-marathon ... from Angela Hale (1.49.11) and Kim Dirks (1.51.25).
Jamie Billot (37.07), after a great duel with Julian Ng (37.11), produced a strong finish to achieve first place in the Sri Chinmoy 10 km Race ... followed by Jamie Mullen (37.51).
Promising 14 year old, Holly Harding (49.19) won the women's 10 km ... from 2nd & third place-getters Diana Rechenmacher (51.10) and Kate Mcgaw (51.33).
Visiting Kansas City runner, Max Krackogg (19.46), had a strong win in the Sri Chinmoy 5 km Race. Eri Wheeler (27.37) won the women's race.
Talented sisters Sophie and Scarlett Robb led the way in the Sri Chinmoy 2.5 km Children's Race. In a standout performance Sopie, aged 11 (9.51) once again broke the under 14 girls course record ... followed by younger sister Scarlett (11.12) and Charlie Twose (11.30).