WHAT A DAY! So many great results from the SWEAT Squad at one of Australia’s if not the planet’s toughest ultra events the 6 Foot Track Marathon.
Rhett Gibson executed his race plan to perfection to come from behind to take 2nd place in a PB time of 3:35 and looked fresh to go around again at the finish.
Sara Olivia Rathborne showed us that she has the goods taking several big scalps in the female race to finish just outside the Top 10 in 11th place in a time of 4:30.
Next came trail running Legend Barry Carter with 5:14, closely followed by David O’Neill with 5:18 and Ranu Harrison with a solid 5:39, David Akins 5:47 and Andrea Brown in 6:03.
It was a tough day out for Andy Stiddard but he still got the job done in 6:14.
Rebecca Dixon continues to tick off the big trail events with today’s battle on the hills to finish in 6:29 and Karen Canfell ran herself to a 6:42 finish.
Glen “Horrie” Glenn Lockwood did an outstanding job carrying the 7 hour pacer’s flag for the back markers.
Thanks to all the Sydney Striders pacers for their work out there today, you are an important part of the success of this great event!
Keith Hong you were tireless in your work both at the start and finish line as usually, you are amazing.
And final mention must go to Mohamed Mohammed Alkhub as race director. Today’s event is testament to your tireless work for several months to make this day right for everybody involved. We all have such great respect for who you are and what you do. You are a real Champion!!!