No half measures on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast Marathon

Picture 1Three Melbourne University Athletics Club athletes have recorded impressive performances at the Gold Coast Marathon Festival.  Lisa Weightman, bound for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi to represent Australia in the marathon, won the half marathon in 1:09:00, a new personal best, and a race record.  Lisa’s time now puts her sixth on the Australian all time rankings for the half marathon.  MUAC Winter Team Captain Sarah Emons went out hard at the start of the race and was rewarded with 20th place in a time of 1:23:29.  Lachlan McArthur, Lisa’s husband, ran well paced race to come 18th in 1:08:53.  Congratulations!