Lamont Marshall has announced that he intends to defend his Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby title this year with the race coming out of the East End.
Marshall states he is in the best shape of his life and feels as if he is running well.
Marshall said, “I am in the Final preparations for this year’s Half Marathon Derby. I will be defending my title coming out of the East!!!
I will heading off next week to the 125th Penn Relays to try and break 30 minutes for 10,000m”.
Monday, April 15, 2019
Bermuda Pair Complete Boston Marathon
Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono and Ethiopia’s Worknesh Degefa were the Men’s and Women’s winners of the 123rd Boston Marathon in circumstances that could not have been more different.
After a grandstand sprint, Cherono crossed in 2:07.57, just two seconds ahead of Ethiopia’s 2015 winner Lelisa Desisa in what was the closest finish to the men’s race since 2000, when Kenya’s Elijah Lagat beat Ethiopia’s Gezahegne Abera - Olympic champion later that year - in a photo-finish after both clocked 2:09.47.
Degefa earned her first major marathon victory in 2:23:31 after breaking away and running along for the last 20 miles of this 26.2 miles challenge, with Kenya’s Edma Kiplagat a distant second in 2:24:13, with home runner Jordan Hasay taking third place in 2:25:20.
Only two athletes competed under the Bermuda Flag.
Allison Petty finished 12,878th overall, she was the 4,180th female finisher and she was 2,777th in the Female 18-39 Age Group Category after clocking a time of 3:43.59. Petty reached the halfway stage in a time of 1:41.46.
Anna Laura Hocking finished with a time of 3:52.45, she was clocked at 1:44.09 at the halfway stage. Hocking was 15, 149th overall, she was the 5,513th and she was 1,031st in the Female 40-44 Age Group Division.
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Trott & Lindsay Win Eye Institute Classic Road Race
Sean Trott and Gayle Lindsay are the 2019 Eye Institute Classic Male and Female Champions.
In the Runners 13 and Over Division Trott clocked a winning time of 17:32, Bermuda Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy was second in 18:14 and Neil De Ste Croix finished third with a time of 19:00.
Lindsay crossed the line 8th overall clocking a time of 20:53, Katrina Lindsay was second in 21:45 and she finished 11th overall and then Laura Wright was the third female finisher and 15th overall clocking a time of 22.28.
Saint Augustine's University continued its successful start to the Outdoor Season with five victories in the Bill Carson Invitational Track & Field Meet in Greenville, North Carolina.
One of the victories was by Shaquille Dill.
Dill crossed the finish line first in the 800m run, stopping the clock in a time of 1:52.82, Dill’s time was more than two seconds faster than the second place finisher Evan Jones who was clocked at 1:54.87.
Robert Edwards also competed in the Invitational, Edwards finished 12th competing in the Men's 5000 Meters clocking a time of 17:34.18.
Sunday, April 07, 2019
Trott & Lindsay Win Ludwig Cann 10K Road Race
Trott Leads the Field
Sean Trott and Gayle Lindsay are the 2019 Ludwig Cann 10K Road Race Male and Female Champions, the third event of the Legends Series.
Trott set an early pace that saw him go off on the front alone and he would eventually cross the line two minutes and twenty-three seconds ahead of the second place finisher.
Trott was clocked at 34:31, Tom Mills was second clocking a time of 36:54 and crossing the line third was Neil De Ste Croix who stopped the clock in a time of 38:02.
Lindsay was the 8th runner to cross the line she would clock 41:38, two places back was the second female finisher Laura Graham who clocked 42:32 and the third female finisher was 16th overall as Anna Laura Hocking clocked 45:52.