Cool, overcast weather gave way to light rain in race 5 of the Sri Chinmoy 'Auckland Series 2018', held at Auckland Domain on Sunday.
In the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon, Daniel Playne (1.26.36) ran a fine race to hold off a determined challenge from Jared Crawford (1.26.59).
3rd placed Shaun Cooper (1.28.35) ran his best time in 3-4 years ... gradually easing ahead of Greg Mcneil (1.28.44) and Zebedee Stone (1.28.47) during the closing kilometers.
Jill Bishop (2.02.50) won the woman's half ... comfortably ahead of Alison Voorburg (2.05.11) and first-timer Shun Man Yung (2.23.00).
Talented Robert Humby ran an excellent (35.28) to win the Sri Chinmoy 10 km men's race ... followed by Jared Hartshorn (39.18) and Rob Dallimore (39.57).
Dale Berrill (40.53) was a clear victor in the women's 10 km ... from Melanie James (46.17) and Lisa Harris (50.15).
Shelia Doyle (21.53) and Ian Brailsford (23.40) won the Sri Chinmoy 5 km Races.
Luca Henderson (10.29) and Imogen Worrall (11.31) were 1st boy and first girl Sri Chinmoy 2.5 km Children's Races.