Lizzy Hawker Sets New 24 Hour Record

Lizzy Hawker sets new 24 hour record. Photo courtesy: CMUDC

England’s Lizzy Hawker sets a new Women’s 24 hour record at the 2011 Commonwealth Mountain and Ultra Distance Running Championships 24 hour race in Llandudno in North Wales today.

Lizzy Hawker ran 246 km at the Commonwealth Games 24 hour race in Llandudno setting a new British Womens 100 mile record on the way. The previous record was 243.657 km. Second place was Wales Emily Gelder.

Lizzy has proved herself at the Mont Blanc Ultra trail race this year finishing in13th place overall and close to three hours faster than the second placed woman.

Welshman John Pares was the mens winner covering 150 miles.

Results to follow.

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This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:

Correction: September 25, 2011
An earlier version of this article misstated John Pares as being the overall winner. The home of multiday running news and events.

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