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19 April 2022 • General

Weekly Round Up: 19 April

Geordie Beamish has set a New Zealand 5km road record of 13:36 at the BAA 5km Road Race in Boston (Photo: Getty Images)

International Results

USA

Joe Walker Invitational, Oxford MS, 8 April: Krystal Clark 1500m 4:29.52 (7RC), 9 April: Krystal Clark 800m 2:08.91 PB (2RC). 

Jo Meaker Classic and Multi, Canyon TX, 9 April: Leah Belfield 100m 11.43 +2.9 (1), 200m 23.31 +2.3 (1).

David Suenram/Gorilla Classic, Pittsburg KS, 9 April: Christopher Goodwin LJ 7.42m +0.2 (2).

Bryan Clay Invitational, Azusa CA, 13 April: Colin Kirkpatrick 3000m steeplechase 8:53.92 PB (3RC). 14 April: Alison Andrews-Paul 800m 2:01.43 PB (4), Fifth best all-time NZ. Krystie Solomon 800m 2:12.84 (6RH). 15 April: Alison Andrews-Paul 400m 54.07 PB (1RB). Theo Quax 1500m Invitational 3:41.32 (9). Colin Kirkpatrick 1500m 3:47.84 PB (2). Hannah O’Connor 1500m 4:36.41 (2RF).

62nd Annual Mt Sac Relays, Walnut CA, 14 April: Toby Gualter 10,000m 29:24.57 PB (15). Jack Beaumont 3000m steeplechase 8:56.79 (6RB). Murdoch McIntyre 3000m steeplechase 8:56.91 PB (3RC). Maya Irving 10,000m 36:11.49 (32). Hannah O’Connor 3000m steeplechase 11:11.47 (18RB). Katherine Badham 3000m steeplechase 11:32.35 (12RD). 15 April: Craig Lautenslager 5000m 14:16.55 (16). Jeff Lautenslager 5000m 14:11.21 (13RB). 16 April: James Steyn PV 5.20m (10).

Jim Duncan Invitational, Des Moines IA, 15 April: Centaine Noom-Duckworth HT 50.93m (5).

University of Central Missouri Mule Relays, Warrensburg MO, 15 April: Christopher Goodwin 200m 22.24 +1.2 PB (1RD).

Tom Jones Memorial, Gainsville FL, 15 April: Jacob Holmes 1500m 3:46.28 PB (5).

Charles Austin Classic, San Marcos TX, 15/16 April: Ben Collerton decathlon 7538 points PB by over 300 points (1), Seventh best all-time NZ, 100m 11.12 +0.6, LJ 6.99m +0.1, SP 13.33m, HJ 2.04m, 400m 50.71 PB, 110m hurdles 15.03 +1.4, DT 46.49m PB, PV 4.55m, JT 49.44m, 1500m 4:55.68.

Golden Games, Walnut CA, 16 April: Brad Mathas 800m 1:49.57 (6).

Doug Max Invitational, Fort Collins CO, 16 April: Tayla Brunger 400m 57.35 (3).

War Eagle Invitaional, Auburn AL, 16 April: Jack Elliott 1500m 3:58.58 (2RC).

Beach Invitational, Long Beach CA, 16 April: Anthony Barmes HT 63.13m PB (13), Eighth best all-time NZ. Maria Sartin 400m hurdles 1:03.61 (3RD).

University of Connecticut Northeast Challenge, Storrs CT, 16 April: Violette Perry DT 45.20m (4).

Larry Ellis Invitational, Princeton NJ, 16 April: Taonga Mbambo 1500m 3:51.73 PB (6RC). Maccallum Rowe 5000m 14:26.52 PB (4RB).

BAA 5km Road Race, Boston MA, 16 April: Geordie Beamish was second in a New Zealand national record of 13:36. This breaks Matt Baxter’s record of 13:55 set in Phoenix AZ in January. Canadian Charles Philibert-Thiboutot won from fast finishing Beamish in a Canadian record of 13:35. Senbere Teferi of Ethiopia was 20th overall clocking a women’s race record of 14:49.

Boston Marathon, Boston MA, 18 April: New Zealand placings; Chris Hartshorn (50) (Wellington Scottish) 2:37:29 (273, 3rd 50-54), William Tennent 2:46:53 (952), Richard Lavin 2:50:09 (1339). Emily James 3:11:13 (604), Philippa Brown 3:20:47 (1416), Emily Sanders 3:27:15 (2177). Winners Evans Chebet (Kenya) 2:06:51 and Peres Jepchirchir (Kenya) 2:21:01.

Crescent City Classic 10km Road Race, New Orleans LA, 16 April: Jake Robertson 28:32 (3), Zane Robertson 28:46 (5). Won by Ben True of America in 28:15. Bruktayit Eshetu of Ethiopia was the first woman in 31:34.

SOUTH AFRICA

National under 20 Championships, Potchefstroom, 1 April: Ethan Olivier TJ 15.79m +0.6 (1).

ASA Athletics Grand Prix, Germiston, 13 April: Ethan Olivier TJ 15.94m +0.3 (1), Welrè Olivier TJ 15.67m +1.2 (3).

Road and Trail Races Around the Country

AUCKLAND
O’Hagan’s 5km, Viaduct Harbour, 12 April: David Bagot 16:54, Mitchel Carlyle 17:02, Oliver Ray-Chaudhuri 17:42. Sophie Hogan 21:54.

Rat Race 5km, Takapuna, 13 April: Haoting Ma 17:50, Gareth Holebrook 20:36, Andrew Harvey 20:40. Jacqueline Kemp 22:40.

WELLINGTON
The Honest 10km, Oriental Bay, 17 April: Will Bell 35:36, Magnus Monahan 36:25, Max Karamanolis 36:26. Mel Aitken 37:50.

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