Stamford Financial Hilly Half Marathon Posted by Reef Magazine - 15 August 2014 As its name suggests, it’s a tough course but this year’s cool race conditions made for an exciting event with records and personal bests smashed. Defending champion Hanny Allston shaved seven minutes from her 2013 time and James Tunbridge took eight minutes off his PB to take out the men’s title, finishing at 1:37:03; and a whole 36 seconds faster than the record held by former Airlie Beach local, Reuben McLoughlin. The relay races were hard fought with a new local Hamilton Island team scaling the final thigh-burning heights of Passage Peak in fine form. About the Author 'REEF Magazine – Hamilton Island & the Great Barrier Reef' is a magazine that showcases all that Hamilton Island has to offer, from events, to an exciting array of activities, attractions and more. You can pick up your complimentary copy of 'REEF Magazine' at any Hamilton Island hotel, and you can also access some of our feature articles right here on The Island Blog.