Results lists are also at www.raceahead.net
Results for the 24 Hour Walk:-
4.Robert de Wolf107.42
9.Co de Jong93.25
Sorry for the delay in getting this part of the results confirmed before publication was possible. For distances achieved by non-finishers please scroll further down this webpage.
Marcelino Sobczak from the OLATclub and part of a 12-strong Dutch team. Marcelino continued well past the 131 laps needed to qualify as a Centurion, achieving over 111miles at the end of the 24 hours and taking the winning position for this race to add to his 4th place in the 100mile race (20hrs16:19).
See the Isle of Man Newspapers item here.
See the excellent coverage by Murray Lambden from the link on his website www.manxathletics.com and link from there to his extensive fotopic site and to other shots by Steve Partington & Ian Astin. See pictures by me, Adrian Cowin, by clicking here. Also see the 100mile feature & pictures at the O.L.A.T. Dutch Walking site
Non Finishers – Distances achieved
Hans de Vries57.42
Nick Sille 34.61
The Isle of Man Veteran Atheletes' Club hosted the 2006 Race Walking Association National Long Distance Championship and UK Centurions 100mile Walk on 19th-20th August in the sheltered surroundings of the National Sports Cente in Douglas. (Started at 2pm). Race Walking Association Permit No. 17/06/27
Also: A 20mile Starlight Stroll at 10pm on Saturday 19th.
North of England Athletic Association, Course Accuracy Certificates: No. 06/029 for 20 miles and No. 06/030 for 100 miles.
Food and drink was provided to all athletes during the event. Goodie bags to all entrants included a commemorative ‘t’ shirt. Medal and certificate to all finishers.Prize presentation, including a light buffet was held shortly after 3pm on Sunday 20 August at the NSC sports hall.
This great aerial shot of the NSC was taken by Jon Wornham and is copyrighted but reproduced here with permission. If you would like to see many more great photographs by Jon then please visit his website www.island-images.co.uk
NSC info: click here and here.
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