Samuel Bremer wins the Lovelock Mile

The Lovelock Mile

Hill City and Otago runner Samuel Bremer won The Lovelock Mile yesterday afternoon, the feature race of the annual  Lovelock Classic athletics meeting in Timaru.

Heading into the final lap, Bremer was well placed in second behind New Brighton runner Daniel Balchin before making a decisive move into the lead at the 300m mark. With a 2 – 3 second lead over the chasing field, Bremer then held on during the last 50 metres to claim  victory in the mile.

Sam Bremer’s winning time was 4:10:32, from New Brighton’s Daniel Balchin (4:11.23) and Papanui Toch’s Ben Musson (4:12.75).

Athletes compete in the Lovelock Mile held at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 7th January 2017.
Athletes compete in the Lovelock Mile held at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 7th January 2017.

 

Athletes compete in the Lovelock Mile held at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 7th January 2017.
Athletes compete in the Lovelock Mile held at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 7th January 2017.

 

Daniel Balchin (right), Samuel Bremer (centre) and Ben Musson (left) head into the final lap of the Lovelock Mile held at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 7th January 2017.
Daniel Balchin (right), Samuel Bremer (centre) and Ben Musson (left) head into the final lap of the Lovelock Mile held at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 7th January 2017.

 

Samuel Bremer crosses the line to win the Lovelock Mile held at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 7th January 2017.
Samuel Bremer crosses the line to win the Lovelock Mile held at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 7th January 2017.

 

Lovelock Mile winner Samuel Bremer with the Jack Lovelock Cup at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 7th January 2017.
Lovelock Mile winner Samuel Bremer with the Jack Lovelock Cup at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru in Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday 7th January 2017.

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