The Injury Clinic 8000m Handicap

A blustery wind greeted the sixty-eight starters in the Injury Clinic 8 km handicap at Anglesea. A modified course was used due to the cliff trail being off limits to the public. The course was still demanding and it was noted hill specialist Sean Thompson who overtook Aaron Herbert 100 metres from the finish to go on to win by 15 metres with Mark Humphrey a further 50 metres away third. The past two seasons have been very productive for Thompson with two sealed series wins as well as winning the tough Inverleigh race early last season. The bonus cash prizes donated by the Watkins Training Group for the fastest of each gender were taken out by Rachael Thompson, sister of the winner, and Tom Hockley-Samon, a member of that training group.

Top 10 Placings

S.Thompson, 35:07; A. Herbert, 35:35; M. Humphrey, 35:17; M. Morton, 31:45; J. Walker, 39:04; S. Crossfield, 35:15; H. Bush, 39:54; J. Larsson, 40:21; P. McDonough, 39:03; M. Maiden, 34:09.

Fastest Times

Under 20 Male: T. Hockley-Samon 27.08

Under 20 Female: H. Peart 55.18

Under 40 Male: J. Donovan 29.59, M. Morton 31.45

Under 40  Female:  R. Thompson 33.53, K. Eisenhauer 35.45

Veteran Male: L. Haines 29.54, D. Wright 30.51

Veteran Female: S. Pedersen, 36.17, K. Hayes 39.54

Masters Male: P. Carroll 34.31, M. Humphrey 35.17

Masters Female: C. Crawford 42.41, N. Angus 42.56

Legends Male: D. Elward 33.35, M. Wright 35.08

Legends Female: C. Bridgland 46.39, M. Henshaw 47.30

Supervets Male: J. Walker 39.04, M.Orelli 48.03

Supervets Female: M. Blood 59.58

Magic Money: M. Humphrey


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