Promising Hawke's Bay triathlete Eva Goodisson is in good form in the countdown to next month's world championship in Chicago.
The Woodford House student knocked 4m 13s off her previous time at the weekend's Hub Duathlon in Haumoana. Goodisson competed the Horleys 4km run, 21km bike, 2km run course in 1hr 03m 17s.
She was almost 2m ahead of the first man home who was Andy Walker (Vet 1) in 1h 05m 34s. Triathlon Hawke's Bay general manager Mike Bond said it was the stand-out performance in the fourth race of The Friendly Dental Duathlon Series.
Goodisson is coached by Ken Maclaren and is part of Sport Hawke's Bay's Spark Athlete Development Programme which aims to nurture promising talent.
AdvertisementAdvertise with NZME.
Karen Toulmin (Open) made it four wins from four races, again cutting her time on The Hits Long Course.
She completed the 4km run, 21km bike 4km run in 1hr 08m 36s. William Kelsey (Open) had a comfortable win coming home in 1h 04m 17s.
Junior Sophie Hogan made short work of the Peak Fitness short course 2km run, 14km bike, 2km run finishing in 47m 03s. Meanwhile former THB general manager Brendon Lodge got back into the racing spirit - dressed as his alter-ego Blue Man - the fastest man on the short course in 48m 45s.