MT MAUNGANUI won by Dan Jones
King and Queen of the Mountain 4.5km Race – 26 December 2014
Daniel Jones of Whakatane was a convincing winner of the King of the Mountain. Jones, winner in 2008 and 2011 recorded 18:48, just three seconds outside Angus Bell’s 2007 record. Bobby Dean of Te Puke was second in 19:18 and Tauranga’s Ben Ruthe, third in 2012 was third again in 19:56.
Kove MacDonald of Taupiri became Queen of the Mountain in 22:51. Katy Dawson of Cambridge was second in 23:50 and Sarah Backler of Tauranga, second last year and in 2012 was third in 24:19.