Locals make the grade on point

A group of 29 locals, from Nubeena through to Carlton, were amongst over 1900 people who participated in the in the gruelling Point to Pinnacle race held in November.

The up-hill 21.4km walk/run half-marathon starts at the Wrest Point Casino and ends at the pinnacle of Mt Wellington. The race is considered to be one of the hardest by many competitors due to the mountain’s 1240metre elevation.

The first of the locals over the line was Brett Parkin from Carlton, who finished fourth overall in a time of two hours, forty-seven minutes and forty-five seconds.  Livvy Walters, another of the locals was the second woman to finish the course; and 12th person overall; in a time of two hours, fifty-two minutes and thirty-nine seconds.

Read more…Sorell Times & Tasman Gazette

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