A damp, overcast early summer's day greeted runners and walkers, for race 6 of the Sri Chinmoy Auckland Series 2022, at the evergreen War Memorial Park, Mt Roskill on Sunday 11 December 2022.
In the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon, Stewart Ellison (1.32.55) had a close victory from Daniel Gillott (1.33.16) and Jason Gerritz (1.35.31).
Shannon-Leigh Litt (1.34.11) was first in the women's half (third place overall), followed by Kim Dirks (1.59.03).
Ben Evans (35.16), displaying abundant natural talent and classic running form, achieved a very fine win the Sri Chinmoy 10 km Race ... taking 1 min 28 secs off Rick Tombling's 2015 men's 10 km course record. Aron Thompson (39.16) and Daniel Playne (40.15) were 2nd & 3rd men.
Gina Todd (54.45) had a comfortable win the women's 10 km race, from Kath Godber & Karen Livingston (both 1.06.32).
Stephen Rawles (26.14) won the Sri Chinmoy 5.6 km Race ... closely followed by his son Alex (26.16) ... and William Baird (33.29).
Lisa Harris (28.10) was first in the women's 5.6 km ... from Damanpreet Babbra (52.12) & Helen Anderson (52.40).
Angela Baird (11.15) was first in the Sri Chinmoy 2.5 km Children's Race, followed by Grace Parkinson (11.56) and Harriet Maslin (14.19).
Joshua Parkinson (12.03) won the 2.5 km boy's race ... from by Matthew Baird (12.44). and Christopher Rawles (13.01).