Team Murdoch 300-strong in City to Surf August 30, 2010 Nearly 300 Murdoch-shirt-wearing runners and walkers participated in yesterday’s City to Surf race. More than 145 Murdoch University staff registered for the event and most of them brought a friend or family member to join Team Murdoch. All the Murdoch participants were reported to have finished with the exception of one half-marathon competitor who sustained an injury during the competition. A record 40,468 people registered for City to Surf, which saw several records broken and nearly $351,000 raised for charity. The half-marathon part of the event was the biggest Western Australia had ever seen, with 2889 runners. Kenyan Chelimo Luka Kipkemboi won the marathon in a record two hours, 14 minutes and 41 seconds. The women’s winner, Ethiopian Mulu Seboka, also broke the previous women’s record by nearly eight minutes, finishing in two hours, 35 minutes and two seconds. Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General, Events Tags: city to surf, team murdoch Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!