Lamont Marshall and Rose-Anna Hoey are the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby Male and Female Champions.
A total of 609 runners officially crossed the line with 529 Individuals, 37 Open Relay teams, 33 Club/Corporate teams, 3 Masters teams and 7 Family teams.
Marshall turned in a commanding performance from start to finish to claim his third victory.
Marshall who was looking to get under the 1:10.00 mark, pushed it to the limit but said, it was no to be so he made sure he secured the win in a time of 1:11:38, Sean Trott was second in a time of 1:14:58 and Sammy Degraff finished third in a time of 1:16:13.
Hoey would claim her second title when she crossed the line in a time of 1:27:58, she was the 25th runner to cross the line, the second female to cross the line was Martina Olcheski-Bell who was 33rd overall with a time of 1:30:43 and the 39th overall finisher was the third female finisher Deon Breary who was clocked at 1:33:20.
Kahzi Sealey and Katherine Bean-Rasario ran to victory in the Heritage Day Junior Classic race.
Sealey would pick up the win crossing the line in a time of 10:38, Jayson Simons was second with a time of 11:58 and Jauza James finished third with a time of 12:10.
Bean-Rosario was 7th overall stopping the clock in a time of 13:04, Legend Stevenson was the second female finisher and 9th overall clocking a time of 13;13, and the next runner to cross the line was K. Lightbourne was the third female finisher with a time of 13:20.
Trey Simons Graduated from Morehouse College recently and the Bermuda middle distance runner leaves the school having accomplished much more than he thought he would going in.
Simons’ road through his career was not an easy one.
Simons was recruited to run track, but he also decided to run Cross Country for the final two years at the school.
Monday, May 20, 2019
Butterfield Will Not Compete in Half Marathon
Nikki & Tyler Butterfield
www.islandstats.com can confirm that Tyler Butterfield will not take part in the 2019 Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby.
Butterfield’s wife Nikki who won the female race last year confirmed in a message to www.islandstats.com, “Tyler won’t be able to make it this year, I’m supposed to be on bed rest before having our 4th baby (due June 28th) so we need Daddy around these last 6 weeks.”
Also for those who would be interested, Christopher Estwanik has yet to enter the race as well.