The first Metro Turkey Trot to be held on the fringes of the Blue Mountains at Lapstone had 90 entries including EOD entries for the Mini Turkey Trot.
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There were some remarkable times.
Alistair George, Big Foot, 1:45:18, took 1st place in Mens Long closely followed by Andrew Hill, WHO, 1:45:58, only 40 seconds behind. Bart Vonhoff came in 3rd at 1:48:06
Womens Long achievers were: Paula Shingler, Big Foot, 2:14:25; Nicole Mealing, Big Foot, 2:24:57 and Ellen Braybon, 3:07:01. Their times indicate that this was a pretty tough course.
Mens Medium winner was Duncan Currie, Garingal, 1:09:13. Ewan Shingler Big Foot, 1:12:48, was in second place followed by Peter Fozo, Garingal, 1:17:16.
Womens Medium top three places were: Aniko Fozo-Kertesz, Garingal, 1:17:27; Rebecca George, Big Foot, 1:30:24; Sharon Lambert, Bennelong, 2:10:03.
In Mens Short Simon George, Big Foot, broke the hour coming in at 56:57. Alex Kennedy, Garingal, came in the 2nd position, 1:02:07, only 5:10 behind. Nick Stanley, Garingal, 1:03:15, made it easily into 3rd place.
In Womens Short Georgia Jones, Uringa, almost broke the hour at 1:01:16. 2nd place was Nikolett Halmai, Garingal, 1:02:22. Not far behind in third position was Alitia Dougal, Bennelong, 1:04:42.
There were 19 starters for the EOD Turkey Trot Minis. Matt Hackett, WHO, took first place in the Long Moderate, 37:20. Dave Lotty, Uringa, at 42:02 led the field in the Short Moderate. Curtis Pepper, Bennelong, flew through the Easy course to finish in only 9:20.
Organiser: Robert Bradley. 4739 0721 or 0418 296 008.
Planner: James McQuillan and Ian Miller.
Event Director: James Mcquillan.
Technology: Tim Perry and Dmitry Stukov.