It was a warm, early summers day for race 9 of the Sri Chinmoy Auckland Series 2018 ... held in beautiful War Memorial Park, Mt Roskill on Sunday.
In the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon, Zebedee Stone (1.20.38) run a very fine race, gradually moving away from the rest of the field, and finished strongly to take 53 seconds off Gene Rand's one-month-old course record.
Runner-up, Tony Knaggs (1.26.02), ran with Zebedee in the early stages and hung on well, while Steve Darby (1.30.14) maintained an even steady pace for 3rd.
Gyuri Park (2.17.13) was first in the woman's half marathon.
Daniel Playne (41.11) won the Sri Chinmoy 10k men's race, comfortably ahead of Craig Robinson (46.09) and Bruce Colloff (51.07).
Kristin Abegg (52.44) was first in the women's 10k ... followed by Andrea Rolls (53.19) and Rachel Moody (1.00.47).
Nikki Dines (24.24) set a women's course record in the Sri Chinmoy 5.6k Race. Nicole Robinson (29.04) was the runner-up and Christy Bongcawil (36.42) was 3rd.
Ben Worrall (10.38) was a clear winner in the Sri Chinmoy 2.5k Children's Race ... followed by Derek Dong (12.28) and Aiden Wang (19.32).
Nina Worell (11.01) was first girl, followed by her sisters Imogen Worrall (11.17) and Maddie Worrall (11.50).