Published on 15 February 2012
15 February 2012
Master of Health Promotion student Adam Hulme of Caloundra was a clear winner in the University of the Sunshine Coast’s annual Great Court Race today.
After a tough battle for the lead in the first half of the race, Hulme, 24, turned up the pace in the final few hundred metres to finish well ahead of his nearest rivals.
Second and third place went to Business student Benjamin Hayward, 19, of Caboolture and American Study Abroad student Aaron Hoven, 21, of Buffalo, New York.
In the women’s event, 21-year-old Kirsten Sim of Ocean View also had a clear victory.
The Regional and Urban Planning student finished well ahead of Journalism student Jaime-Lee Thomasson of Noosaville and of Kirsten’s mother, Bronwyn Kay of Nambour, who is studying Commerce.
The runners received cash prizes of $125 for first, $75 for second and $50 for third, while Adam and Kirsten were presented with the Dean Van der Helm Memorial Shield by Dean’s mother Roslyn Dalgleish.
— Terry Walsh