A year on from the long-standing Australian all comers marathon being broken on the Gold Coast, the record was given a further trim by a former barber from Kenya at an age many consider to be past their prime for athletic pursuits.
New South Wales speed machine Eloise Wellings made it three wins from her three starts over the half marathon distance this morning when she was an emphatic winner of the ASICS Half Marathon.
Remember the name Chekole Getenet. He ‘s the Brisbane-based Ethiopian refugee who showed the field a clean set of heels in today’s 4km Junior Dash at the Gold Coast Airport Marathon.
The ACT’s Martin Dent produced an age-defying sprint to the line to win this morning’s Southern Cross University 10km Run at the Gold Coast Airport Marathon in windless, crisp and cloudless conditions on the Gold Coast.