The Boar’s Jaw is UK bound with Englishman, Greg Emans winning Nelson’s coveted sporting trophy in Sunday’s NBS Nelson Striders Half Marathon.
He was 18 seconds outside his estimate, the most in the unique event’s 23 year history of running or walking 21.1km without the aid of a timepiece.
The supporting 10km was closer with Murchison’s Janne Falkner securing the honours. She was only 3 seconds off her estimate, Matthew McMillan a tick behind and Iona Fitchett the other within 10 seconds.
Canterbury visitor, Sam Pollock began her” 12 half marathons in 12 months” campaign and she’ll be back for the Kaiteriteri Gold on March 11th with Nelson Events aiming for 500 on...