Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon, 10k, 5.6k & Kid's 2.5k ... War Memorial Park, Mt Roskill
It was a mild, early Autumn's day for race 1 of the Sri Chinmoy Auckland Series 2019 ... held in beautiful War Memorial Park, Mt Roskill on Sunday.
Members of the international Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run Team ran in the early stages, before continuing on their 3-week, 2,700 km, New Zealand journey from Cape Reinga to the Bluff.
In the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon, Steve Darby (1.27.35) ran a steady race, gradually moving away from the rest of the field ... followed by early leader, Logan Wang (1.32.56), and Shaun Cooper (1.36.41).
Jacqueline Eastman (1.42.04) was first in the woman's half ... well ahead of runners-up Rochelle Young (1.54.04) and Hannah Pan (2.00.36).
Dane Cox (42.47) won the Sri Chinmoy 10k men's race ... from Joshua Wood (43.28) and Gavin Hipkins (43.37).
Cath Delaporte (46.44) was first in the women's 10k ... ahead of place-getters Holly He (49.10) and Andrea Rolls (54.15).
Sophie Robb (23.21) set a women's course record in the Sri Chinmoy 5.6k Race ... followed by Scarlett Robb (24.45) and Tila Hoffman (36.18).
Alexander Rawles (31.16) won the men's 5.6k race.
Imogen Worrall (11.17) was a clear winner in the Sri Chinmoy 2.5k Children's Race ... ahead of her sister Maddie (12.12) and Annie Dong (15.49).
Aaron Qiao (13.47) was first boy, followed by her Aiden Wang (16.29).