We’ve just heard from the Namibia 24-hr Ultra Marathon race director Steve Clark, that everyone is now back at Swakopmund. Steve had said that the Namibia race was very tough with temperatures getting up to 42 ºc. Winner Darren Roberts was very surprised and shocked to win it and once it had sunk in he was delighted – Tom Adams very nearly caught Darren on the finish line to make it a nail-biting finish.
Namibia 24-hr Ultra Marathon Race results are as follows:
1st Place – Darren Roberts 20 hr 28
2nd Place – Tom Adams 20 hr 29
3rd Place – Tom Maguire 21 hr 05
4th Place – Emma Rogan 21 hr 27 – First female to complete the Namibia 24-hr ultra marathon
5th Place – Jerry Haywood 22 hr 30
6th Place – Nick Tidbull 23 hr 17
7th Place – Nicholas Wright 23 hr 45
8th Place – Helen Skelton 23 hr 50 – BBC Blue Peter presenter
9th Place – Adrian Crossley, Stuart Moore, Kellie Power & Michael Shakesheff 25.07 – just finished out of the 24-hour deadline but all completed the course and have secured their 9th places. They all held hands as they crossed.
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