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Lamont Marshall and Gayle Lindsay continue winning run in Legends Series

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Dage Minors attempts to break clear of eventual winner Lamont Marshall in the Ray Swan 8K race (Photograph by Ras Mykkal)
Gayle Lindsay again showed her class to come out on top in Ray Swan 8K (Photograph by Ras Mykkal)

Lamont Marshall and Gayle Lindsay enhanced their chances of winning this year’s Legend Race Series with victory in the Ray Swan Flat 8K race.

After both won their respective divisions in the season-opening Ed Sherlock 8K last month, the duo continued their fine start to the four-race series with success in Sunday’s second instalment, which started at West Pembroke Primary School.

Among a field of 80 runners in the competitive run category, Marshall was the first competitor across the line in a record time of 24min 23sec, just pipping Dage Minors, whose time of 24:25 also eclipsed the previous record of 24:46 set by Chris Estwanik in 2017.

Sean Trott completed the podium places, finishing slightly less than 90 seconds adrift.

Lindsay was the first female finisher in 30:58, which was good enough for seventh overall, and comfortably clear of her nearest rivals.

Second place went to Karen Smith, who crossed the line in 33:48, which was good enough for fifteenth overall, with Stepanka Sprincova completing the top three in 34:50, as she finished 21st overall.

There was an exciting finish in the 8K Competitive Walk race as Junior Watts claimed victory in 58:42, narrowly ahead of Laura Wright (58:55) with Wendell Hollis rounding out the podium places in 1hr 2min 13sec.

Lamont Marshall won second race in Legends Series (Photograph by Ras Mykkal)

In the non-Competitive Run/Walk, Kristina Harborne was first across the line in 47:13, ahead of Kyla Evans (59:39) and Ashley Lopes (1:02:07).

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Published March 26, 2023 at 3:13 pm (Updated March 27, 2023 at 12:43 pm)

Lamont Marshall and Gayle Lindsay continue winning run in Legends Series

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