Fast times

South Waikato News - - OPINION/SPORT -

Toko­roa-based run­ners Nick Por­tas, Adrian Lysaght and Rus­sell Clarke all achieved per­sonal best times in the Adi­das Auck­land Marathon.

The event is New Zealand’s largest marathon with 2685 run­ners and walk­ers com­plet­ing the 42.4km course which crosses the har­bour bridge.

Por­tas fin­ished seventh in a time of 2 hours 39 min­utes and 11 sec­onds, Lysaght was 10th in 2 hours 39 min­utes and 53 sec­onds, while Clark’s time of 3 hours 32 min­utes and 6 sec­onds was also in the top 20 per cent of the field.

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