Beautiful backdrop for road race

Competitors in the Southland Road Championships set off from the Te Anau Boat Harbour. The championships started at the boat harbour, went along the lakefront, into the town centre and then into Mokonui St. Photo: Julie Walls

FIORDLAND Athletics Club captain and Masters athlete Dwight Grieve claimed the Southland senior men’s 10km road championship title.

Fiordland Masters athlete Dwight Grieve sets the pace in the Southland Senior Men’s 10km Road Championship held on the Te Anau lakefront. Photo: Julie Walls

Raced in Te Anau last month, Grieve won in a time of 34min 04sec.

Jade Lilo, of Te Anau, was second in 38.46 and third was Craig Iversen in 41.05.

Jack McNaughton of St Paul’s, finished second overall, completing an extra lap on top of his men’s under-20 8km distance to lead St Paul’s to the Senior Men’s Team Trophy with 24 points. Fiordland was second with 26 points and Invercargill third with 36 points.

Lee Grieve, of Te Anau, was first in the senior women’s in a time of 70.39.Sport mediaadidas ZX 8000 Frozen Lemonade