Tony Ireland Holden Marathon

Townsville AUS

Website: townsvillerunningfestival.com

Race Winners (44 runnings)
07 Aug 2016 2:39:19 Dejene Gebreselassie (ETH) 3:22:42 Colette-Jane Read-2
02 Aug 2015 2:53:47 Shigenobu Sato (JPN) 2:52:59 Sarah Crowley (AUS)
03 Aug 2014 2:22:49 Ben Ashkettle (NZL) 2:55:23 Victoria Beck (NZL)
04 Aug 2013 2:36:14 Neil Pearson (AUS) 3:04:13 Lucie Hardman (AUS)
05 Aug 2012 2:38:20 Masahiko Masuda (JPN) 2:40:52 Hisai Yoshimatsu (JPN)
07 Aug 2011 2:47:15 Richard Banks (AUS) 3:02:39 Glenda Banaghan (AUS)
08 Aug 2010 2:24:28 Oswald Kahuruzi (TAN) 3:23:30 Colette-Jane Read (NZL)
02 Aug 2009 2:29:47 David Criniti (AUS) 3:09:33 Liz Maguire (CAN)
03 Aug 2008 2:54:28 Mike Krake (AUS) 3:20:01 Sue Devine (AUS)

05 Aug 2007

2:36:23 Stafford Thompson (NZL) 3:26:56 Susan Jelley (AUS)

06 Aug 2006

2:31:02 Colin Johnston-2 3:15:32 Rhiannon Brown (AUS)

07 Aug 2005

2:33:54 Colin Johnston (AUS) 2:50:04 Danielle Florens-3

01 Aug 2004

2:40:25 Alan Mullen (AUS) 2:58:59 Danielle Florens-2

03 Aug 2003

2:37:26 Kevin Hill (AUS) 2:55:51 Danielle Florens (MRI)

04 Aug 2002

2:59:41 Mal McColloch (AUS) 3:26:31 Debra McConville (AUS)

05 Aug 2001

2:52:49 Gary Zupan (AUS) 3:32:44 Sharee-Lee Andersen (AUS)

06 Aug 2000

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George Robinson (AUS)

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Emily Weeks (AUS)

01 Aug 1999

2:42:17 Steve Jones (AUS) 3:13:30 Mamiko Seino (JPN)

02 Aug 1998

2:41:43 Greg Thomas (AUS) 2:48:32 Karen Gobby (AUS)

17 Aug 1997

2:52:30 Phillip Jackson (AUS) 3:28:17 Bev McKenzie (AUS)

04 Aug 1996

2:52:52 Chris Colenso-Dunne (AUS) 3:35:00 Jenny Brown (AUS)

05 Aug 1995

2:40:24 Merv Shields-5 3:21:57 Bridget Foster (AUS)

07 Aug 1994

2:42:01 Ian Moore (AUS) 2:56:24 Robyn (Williams) Wallace (AUS)

01 Aug 1993

2:32:40 Marcel deKievath (AUS) 2:58:01 Jane Miller (AUS)

09 Aug 1992

2:34:09

Merv Shields-4

3:03:26

Natasha Costello-3

28 Jul 1991

2:27:16

Merv Shields-3

2:59:48

Natasha Costello-2

29 Jul 1990

2:34:18

Warwick Ward (AUS)

3:17:43

Sharman Parr (AUS)

06 Aug 1989

2:31:29

Merv Shields-2

3:01:16

Natasha Costello (AUS)

24 Jul 1988

2:26:38 Bray Miller-2 2:59:29 Debbie Glenwright (AUS)

09 Aug 1987

2:37:20

Per Grip (SWE)

3:28:31

Jacqui Thomas (AUS)

10 Aug 1986

2:28:53 Merv Shields (AUS) 3:44:10 Shirley Harris-2

04 Aug 1985

2:32:43 Ross Kingsley (AUS) 3:43:01 A Higgerson (AUS)

29 Jul 1984

2:26:38

Arthur Botterill (AUS)

3:58:23

Shirley Harris (AUS)

14 Aug 1983

2:25:27

Bray Miller (AUS)

3:36:

Rosey Gorbacz (AUS)

18 Jul 1982

2:37:21

Gary Hannaford (AUS)

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n/a

19 Jul 1981

2:40:10

Martin Mills (AUS)

4:12:12

Bev Reaston (AUS)

12 Jul 1980

2:44:45

John Carlton (AUS)

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n/a

1979

2:43:30

Damien Foster (AUS)

4:02:02

Julie Prideau-2

1978

2:52:00

John Heppel (AUS)

3:59:52

Julie Prideau (AUS)

17 Jul 1977

2:52:11

Rob Walker (AUS)  

01 Aug 1976

2:38:36

Greg Wilson (AUS)

27 Jul 1975

2:49:19

David Scully (AUS)

21 Jul 1974

2:54:40

Michael Phillips (AUS)

23 Sep 1973

3:06:47

Paul Circosta (AUS)
Notes: 1973 was the inaugural year for the marathon.  In 1972, a relay was held from Cairns to Townsville.  This race was known as the North Queensland Marathon thru 1998. 


Most Wins (1973/date)

Men

5

Merv Shields (AUS) 1986,1989,1991-92,1995

Women

3

Natasha Costello (AUS) 1989,1991-92
  Danielle Florens (MRI) 2003-05

Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2016     $3,435     $3,435     $6,870
2015      3,285      3,835      7,120
2014      4,890      4,890      9,780
2013      2,495      2,495      4,990
2012      2,430      2,960      5,390
Sums    $16,535    $17,615    $34,150      
Race Time Bias (sec/km)
Insufficient data to calculate the race time bias.
Competitive Level (1990-date) 
Insufficient data to calculate competitive levels.
Quality Performances
Men
none under 2:20

Women
<2:42       1
<2:44       1
<2:46       1
<2:48       1
<2:50       2

Last Updated on 08 Aug 2016

Contributors: Juraj Gasparovic (10), Klaas Loonstra (35), Franco Civai (5), Ian Hill (20), Michael Peters (50), Peter Lahiff