Oman athletics: Emmet Jennings wins final race of Muscat Road Runners Summer Series
September 30, 2017 | 4:18 PM
by Times News Service
Participants and winners in various categories pose for a group photo.

Muscat: Emmet Jennings overcame a stiff competition to win the sixth and final race of the Muscat Road Runners (MRR) Zawawi Colas Summer Series.

According to information received from the organisers, a total of 56 participants took part in the 5km off-road race near Al Qurm Park.

Emmet Jennings emerged the overall winner in a time of 17:24.

Ed Black took second place in 19:11 while Flash Gordon settled for the third place in 19:11.

Irene Ng’eno was the first female to complete the race and 13th overall in a time of 24:23.

The winner of the Junior 3k race was Oliver in a time of 17:43 with Lucy was second in 18:58 and Ahmed finished third in 22:42.

The next race, the first round of MRR Winter Series, is scheduled for October 7. For further details visit or

Summer Series Race 6 - Age-category podium positions:

Female Open:

1. Irene Ng’eno 24:23

2. Sally Hart 24:38

3. Stephanie Dessartine 25:18

Female Veteran:

1. Fiona Vaughn 31:07

2. Nici Basson 31:46

3. Katherine Norris 37:13

Female Super-Veteran:

1. Harsha Broota 35:36

Male Open:

1. Emmet Jennings 17:24

2. Edward Black 19:11

3. Flash Gordon 19:11

Male Veteran:

1. Saleh Al Wahebi 22:40

2. Mike Hoffman 23:07

3. Chris Smith 24:12

Male Super-Veteran:

1. Simon Taylor 30:58

2. Rob Borjal 33:09

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