Snowy River bridge to summit of Mt Kosciuszko, NSW
Saturday 18 January 2014
Weather: Sunny, warm, light breeze.
Organiser: Phil Aungles, YMCA Runners Club
The Kosciuszko Classic is the last event in National Runners Week at Thredbo, organised by the YMCA of Canberra Runners Club.
Australian junior mountain running champion Bryce Anderson, 17 years of age, improved on his second place in 23.01 in 2013 by setting a red hot pace from the start and blitzing the field with a personal best of 21.40. Another talented 17 year old, Travis Ey, was 2nd in 24.34 and M40 veteran Chad Armstrong 3rd in 24.56.
Lucy McGarva was Queen of the Mountain in finishing first female in 31.50, with previous winner Genevieve Guiney 2nd in 33.27 and W50 veteran Carol Harding 3rd in 35.00.
Photo album at http://hardingjohn.smugmug.com/Sports/Mountain-running/2014-Kosciuszko-Classic/