Winners and results from the Pichi Richi Marathon

The iconic Pichi Richi Marathon was held once again this year on June 27.

This follows the disappointment of being cancelled last year due to COVID19 .

Almost 350 entrants from all over the state and country lined up in the various events in ideal conditions with each finishing at the Quorn Oval Complex .

The full marathon which starts from the Standpipe Golf Motor Inn, Port Augusta West, was won for the third time by John Csongei in the very good time of 2 hours, 41 minutes and 55 seconds .

Mr. Csongei, from Aberfoyle Park set the course record in 2017.

Alice Fiebig came first in the female division and led the women home in the time of 4 hours, 30 minutes and 51 seconds.

Each were crowned King and Queen of the Ranges respectively .

Full results can be found at https://tinyurl.com/21PICHIRICHI

For Event photos go to the facebook group ' Pichi Richi Marathon(unofficial) 'or follow the link : facebook.com/groups/393717924952717

Organisers have now turned their attention to next year which will see the event celebrate its 40th anniversary .

It will be held on June 22 and offering the full marathon (42.2km) , half marathon (21.1km) , 10.5km , 5.0km and the 'junior dash' for the kids.

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