Round 4 of the popular aQuellé Ocean Racing Series™ takes place on Sunday morning at PE’s Hobie Beach, starting from 9am with 15 year old Dylan Finlay looking for his 4th successive win in the 5km Beach Run. Finlay currently leads the Series for the Beach Run event on a maximum 150 points from Masakhane Future Stars members Siyanda Jacobs who is on 100 points and teammate Likhaya Rooi who is on 90 points. 13 year old Samantha Perselson heads the ladies 5km Beach Run on 125 points from Liezel Wait (60 pts) and Saskia Wait (55 pts).
In the aQuellé 1km Ocean Swim, the ladies Series leader is Brigitte Muller with 2 wins out of 2 for a maximum 100 points followed by Antonella Saporta (85 pts) and Amy Keech (60 pts) whilst Joshua Bellairs leads the Men’s category on 85 pts followed by Robert Masterton and masters swimmer PJ Duffy. In the 2km Ocean Swim, Kirsten Marriott leads on 90 pts from Rebecca Newman (75 pts) and Tracy Gous (50 pts) whilst Daniel Jones has maximum points in the Men’s division with 100 followed by Dylan Smith (80 pts) and Brandley Reen (75 pts). In the 5km Beach Walk Milé Vermaak has 3 wins out of 3 to lead Michelle Geel and Emily Stemmett going into Round 4 whilst Colin Korkie leads the Men’s Walking division on 130 points from Johan Ferreira (115 points) and oldest competitor at 83 years of age, Quentin Vermaak on 95 points.
With another 6 race days still to take place this Season, one can expect a lot of changes on the leader boards still to come. Late registration for Round 4 takes place from 7.30am at Hobie Beach before the start of the 5km Beach Run and Walk, 1km and 2km Ocean Swims and the Kids 1km Beach Run. A lucky draw prize giving takes place immediately after the events with over R5000 up for grabs in prizes including R1,000 cash. Prizes this week include vouchers and/or hampers from aQuellé, Speedo, The Boardwalk, Blue Waters Café, Bargain Buys, The Beach Hotel, Wakaberry, Wimpy, El Greco, News Cafe, SA Animal Sanctuary Alliance, Zsports and Tsitsikamma Falls Adventures.
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Article source: http://mype.co.za/new/finlay-aims-for-4th-win/42933/2014/11