250 athletes participate in Road Race

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 0:33

The 23rd edition of the Nestle Fitness Dingli 10 Road Races took place on Tuesday 19th March 2013 as is traditional with these races.


There were over 250 athletes that participated in the 10 mile Road Race, the Junior 2km Road Race and the 8 Mile Walkathon.


The weather was just perfect for running with the sun shining and a slight breeze.


The 10 mile Road Race started at 9.00 am was won by Jonathan Balzan of St. Patrick’s A.C. in a time of 56min 53sec who was also the winner of last year’s edition . Second in was Fabio Spiteri in 1.02.31 with Melvin Mifsud coming in third in 1.03.25.


Carmen Hili of St. Patrick’s A.C. was the winner for the females in a time of 1.07.44 with Angele Sammut also of St. Patrick’s A.C. coming in second in 1.09.03 and Marthese Mercieca coming in third in 1.14.48.


The Junior Race was won by Laura Sammut, Maria Ghigo and Sabrina Vella for the girls and Matthew Camilleri, Dean Ellul and Sammy Joe Buttigieg for the boys.


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