Zoe Melhuish Wins Close Contest in 2017-18 Runners Shop Twilight Series

Zoe Melhuish Wins Close Contest in 2017-18 Runners Shop Twilight Series

Zoe Melhuish has followed up her victory in the 2017 ACT League with a close win in the 2017-18 Runners Shop Twilight Series.

Both competitions are a series of events for competitors on the hardest standard of courses, with kilometre rates adjusted to take account of competitors’ age and gender. Competitors are then scored in order of their corrected km rates. Points are awarded from 125 downwards and the final scores are based on half the number of events plus one. There were to have been 15 events 2017-18 Runners Shop Twilight Series, but the first event was not scored and another had to cancelled because of a fire ban.

Melhuish scored 868 points for her best seven scores from 13 events (max possible 875), just three ahead of Martin Dent (865). The top competitors, all pictured below, were:

  1. Zoe Melhuish 868
  2. Martin Dent 865
  3. Ella Cuthbert 864
  4. Andrew Kerr 859
  5. Shannon Jones 857
  6. David Stocks 847
  7. Noah Poland 835
  8. Trevor Jacobs 827
  9. Ana Herceg 822
  10. Tara Melhuish 816

The table of final standings is here.

The first event in the 2018 ACT League competition will be at Collector Hill on 17 May.  It is a pre-entry event and the closing time/date has been extended to 11.59 pm 11 March 2018; enter here.

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