Illawong athletes shine on the Gold Coast Marathon weekend

This weekend saw some great results for some of our members who travelled to the Gold Coast for the marathon and other events.
Congratulations to John Simpson, Belinda Martin, Christina Christian and Mark Simpson for such fantastic runs.
John Simpson competed in the marathon and ran a sub three hour time of 2:58:33. This gave John 1st place in the 55-59 category.
Belinda Martin did very well in the half marathon. She ran a time of 1:16:12 and was the 8th woman to cross the line, 4th Australian and won 1st place in the 45-49 group.
Christina Christian also ran in the half marathon. Christina was the 3rd woman in the 45-49 category with a time of 1:26:10.
Mark Simpson competed in the 10km event. Mark did very well with a time of 33:03. Over all he was 49th in a field of 1860 males and 16th in the 21-24 group.