Local runners place first at record-breaking Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon
29 August 2016Guernsey athletes Mike Wilesmith and Ulrieke Maisch came out on top at this year’s Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Guernsey Marathon on Sunday 28 August.
On Sunday 28 August 2016, 367 runners, the most in the history of the Guernsey Marathon, took part, including 186 individual runners, 27 relay teams of five and 23 relay teams of two.
Mike Wilesmith completed the 26 mile and 385 yard course in 2 hours, 42 minutes and 41 seconds, and former Olympian Ulreike Maisch was victorious in the women’s race, for the second year running, and came second overall finishing in 2 hours, 56 minutes and 49 seconds.
As proud sponsors of the Guernsey Marathon this year, we are thrilled to be involved again next year with the date confirmed for Sunday 27 August 2017.