Macklin has fastest time


Athletics

Michael Macklin recorded the fastest time when the second race in the Masterton Harriers Club summer series was held from the Belvedere Hall in Carterton last Sunday. Macklin covered the 6.9km in 25min 24s to claim major honours in the A grade section.

The B grade event was won by Greg Lang in 29min 39s, while Dave Nathan took out the C grade in 34min 4s, Jim Barr the D grade in 37min 29s and Brenda Farley the walkers in 45min 57s.

The junior and midget grades were run over shorter courses with Chris Blake being the fastest junior in 21min 9s and Jack Britland heading home the youngest competitors in 9min 27s.

Leaders in the handicap sections are: A grade, Derek Cox and Dominic Green; B grade, Greg Lang and Carrie White; C grade, Richard Hawkes and Annie Hawkes; D grade, Kate Macklin; walkers, Karen Teahan; juniors, Chris Blake; midget grade, Carlos McRae.

The next event is at Taueru on November 18, starting at 9am.

- WAIRARAPA TIMES-AGE

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