A mild, breezy, Summer's day, with an occasional shower, greeted runners and walkers for race 1 of the Sri Chinmoy Auckland Series 2020 ... held at the picturesque War Memorial Park/ Lovelock Track, Mt Roskill on Sunday, 23 February 2020.
In the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon talented Bethany Bromfield (1.28.36) comfortably eased away from the rest of the field, for a fine outright victory ... clipping 9 seconds off Roxanne Shahtahmasebthe's 2015 women's course record (1.28.45).
Ever youthful, Jacqueline Eastman (1.38.44) was second woman, followed by New Zealand 3,100 mile ultra champion Harita Davies (1.53.26).
Mark Edwards (1.35.15) won the men's half, followed by Thomas Milliken (1.40.18) and Simon Koziak (1.43.27)
Gavin Hipkins (42.01) was victorious of the Sri Chinmoy 10k Race ... from runners'-up Oscar Jacobsohn (43.55) and Stuart Cameron (47.43).
Liz Hardley (56.15) won the women's 10k ...followed by Meagan Ramages (1.03.18) and Tina Crownshaw (1.04.27).
Tim Hall (24.07) won the men's 5.6k race ... followed by Pasha Roydon (27.46) and Alexander Rawles (29.20).
Tristan Ross (14.27) was first in the boys 2.5k race ... from younger brother Rory (14.28) ... Emma Vant (16.13) won the girl's 2.5k.