New course record at Kerikeri Half Marathon

Despite a headwind and driving rain, two men in the Kerikeri Half Marathon managed to complete 21km under the previous course record.

Craig Lautenslager from Nelson running his first half marathon also claimed the New Zealand Half Marathon title in a time of 1.04.58, while runner-up Oska Baynes also completed the 21.1km course under the previous record of 1.05.14 which has stood since 1999.

“Oska was just hammering the whole time,” Lautenslager said.


Read more at Stuff – Whangarei Leader –  Northland.