The B&E Tasmanian Running Festival featuring the B&E Launceston Ten, kicks off right in the heart of Launceston, below the town clock, before winding out of the city and following an almost straight course out and back. This course is great for beginner runners and more advanced athletes alike.
2015 B&E Tasmanian Running Festival race wrap up
Crisp race conditions greeted those who took up the challenge of Australia's fastest road race on Sunday, June 14, 2015.
This year's event attracted a field of around 1,600 elite athletes, runners, joggers and walkers across the three events, which included a 2km Kids Fun Run, the feature 10k race – the B&E Launceston Ten and the 5km event.
Duer Yoa of Ballarat, was first over the line with a time of 29:28. Followed very closely by Stewart McSweyn, also of Ballarat with a time of 29:28 and last year's winner Liam Adams (29:38).
London olympian, Elouise Wellings led the women home in 32:55 with fellow olympian Jessica Trengove (33:20) and Courtney Powell (33:55) in second and third.
David Thomas (29:42) and Kate Pedley (34:23) were the first Tasmanian's across the line, winning the Tasmanian 10km Road Championships (Pedley for the third year in a row).
For full race details, including results, visit launcestonten.com.au.
Well done to everyone who participated and helped to make it such a successful event.
We look forward to seeing you again next year!
For tips on preparing for the next year's event: