Burton Cup 6th May 2017 @ Taylor Dam

Perfect conditions greeted those contesting the Marlborough Harrier Club’s oldest trophy race, the Burton Cup Sealed Handicapped Cross Country at Taylor Dam on Saturday afternoon. All competitors started at the same time with their finishing times altered according to their recorded handicap. Made for some interesting running and results.
The handicap systems works so as to give every competitor, no matter what their ability, an even chance of winning their grade.
A full set of Burton Cup results can be found at http://www.harriers.net.nz/results

Results of the Burton Cup are as follows:
1000 metres
Girls 7 and under;
Leia Shaw 1 (5.09),

2000 metres
Boys 12 and under;
Matthew Hall 1 (15.12), Connor Pugh 2 (16.05), Michael James 3 (16.18) Fastest Handicap Time Connor Pugh (9.25):

3000 metres
Girls 14 and under;
Jorja Bacchus 1 (17.31)

4000 metres
Boys 16 and under;
Gus Marfell 1 (23.19)
Girls 16 and under;
Sophia Bendell 1 (23.26) Lucy Bendell 2 (24.38) Anna Barnes 3 (26.43) Fastest Handicapped time Sophia Bendell (22.56)

6000 metres
Senior Women; Kiri Johnson 1 (52.54)
Veteran Women;
Lynne Fitzpatrick 1 (53.30), Tracey Sims 2 (54.08), Julie Bunnk 3 (55.07). Fastest Handicapped time: Lynne Fitzpatrick (34.30)

8000 metres
Veteran Men;
Peter Mann 1 (53.13), Seb Bacchus 2 (54.07), Ed Massey 3 (54.08) Fastest Handicapped time: Robbie Barnes (35.52)

10000 metres
Senior Men;
Adam Baker 1 (56.01), Dale Smit 2 (57.57), Thomas Walsh 3 (66.53) Fastest Handicap Time: Adam Baker (49.31)

 

 

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