Smart Success for Andrew Grech

Mellie?a AC runner Andrew Grech is the winner of this year’s Smart City Malta 8K road race, organised by St Patrick’s AC.

Now in the 2nd edition, the SmartCity Malta Race, held in the Kalkara and Xghajra area, attracted the participation of 140 athletes in the senior race, 20 youngsters in the 2km juniors’ race and a small number of walkers in the 8km walk

Grech completed the race in 26 minutes and 10 seconds to finish ahead of Steve Chetcuti (Birkirkara St Joseph) and Gerald Grech (AS Libertas)

In the women’s category, the winner was Carmen Hili, of St Patrick’s AC, in a time of 31 minutes. She was followed by Doreen Camilleri (Zurrieq Wolves) and Johanna Calleja (Birkirkara St Joseph)

In the juniors 2km race, Laura Sammut, of St Patrick’s AC, placed first among the girls in a time of six minutes and 58 seconds

Meave Philips and Maria Ghigo, also of St Patrick’s AC, were second and third respectively

The boys’ race was won by Stefano Pace Parascandalo, of Zurrieq Wolves, in seven minutes and four seconds

The other top-three finishers were AS Libertas runner Luke Mizzi and Matthew Camilleri, of Gozo Greyhounds

Nestle, Hotel Ta’ Cenc Hotel & Spa, Hilly, Ronhill, Powerade, Raysun products, Buff Headwear and Kee Klamp were the other sponsors of the Race

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