This was the 64th consecutive Feilding Marathon and 22nd Roy Lamberton Memorial Half marathon.
Marathon winner was Nick Johnston in 2:32:14 was the fastest time in the past 41 years (John Comer ran 2;25:20 in 1967). The out and back course climbs 140 metres to the turnaround. Womens winner was Anita Chan of Palmerston North.
The 1993 marathon winner, David Chard (an impressive 2:32:35 back 25 years ag0) competed in the Half Marathon this year winning the M55-59 grade in 1:48:50
Making a family outing of the day, seventy nine year old Elizabeth Calverley of Feilding completed the Half Marathon walk in 3 hours 1 minute, while her son Richard from New Jersey ran the half along with grand daughter Jessica of Dunedin. Richard ran for Feilding Moa as a junior in the early 1970’s and was coached by Roy Lamberton.
Full results 2018 Feilding Marathon