Racing from Nelson to Richmond


Kim Hogarth battled blisters on his achilles but still couldn’t be caught on Sunday morning’s Nelson to Richmond 10 Miler.
Kim was the only competitor to run under an hour, making his way passed the finish line opposite Bar 321 in Richmond in 57 minutes and 37 seconds. Participants started the race in Victory Square, took a detour via Monaco and then carried along the Richmond Deviation to the finish. Simon Leaning was second in the men’s race with a time of 60 minutes and 59 seconds with Scott Howley third in 66 minutes 44 seconds. In the women’s race Robyn Deane was the clear winner, finishing in 69 minutes and 29 seconds, ten minutes clear of Magreet Petheram and Lisa Tunicliff. Peter Hague was victorious in the men’s walk with a time of 1 hour 47 minutes and 39 seconds while Elaine Llewellin won the women’s walk in 2 hours 6 minutes and 1 second. Rafiki and Pumba were the quickest running team and Pink Stringers were the fastest walking team.