Athletics: Edward wins final race of MRR Winter Series
March 12, 2018 | 4:32 PM
by Times News Service
Participants in the final race of MRR Winter Series pose for a group photo after the race. Photo - Supplied

Muscat: Running a well-calculated race, Edward Black won the ninth and final race of the Muscat Road Runners Avis Winter Series here on Saturday.

Edward completed the 7.5km route around Qurm Park and Corniche in a time of 25:59 to take the overall top honours.

Hamed Sulieman Al Mahrooqi clocked 28:17 to take the second place. Asta Parker, meanwhile, took the third place in 29:51.

The winner of the Junior 3k race was James in a time of 10:59 followed by Ronan (12:02) and Oliver (12:08) in the second and third places respectively.

The MRR members thanked the race directors and the volunteers as well as Winter Series sponsors Avis for the success of the series.

The next MRR race will the April Relays. For details visit

Age-category results:

Female Open:

1. Stephanie Dessartine 33:02

2. Irene Ng’Eno 33:07

3. Sally Hart 34:06

Female Veteran:

1. Asta Parker 29:51

2. Birgit Schulz 30:39

3. Helen Chapell 37:14

Female Super-Veteran

1. Harsha Broota 47:50

Male Open:

1. Edward Black 25:59

2. Hamed Sulieman Al Mahrooqi 28:17

3. Andreas Zimmerschied 30:00

Male Veteran:

1. Saleh Al Wahibi 31:12

2. Dave Salt 31:29

3. Andrew Chapell 31:56

Male Super-Veteran:

1. Rob Borjal 42:17

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