Winter was back today at the Nordstadsemi half-marathon in Diekirch. Cool temperatures below 0 degrees were not beneficial to run fast times.
Nevertheless, Yves Koch showed his good shape on this flat course and set a new personal best time of 1:23:13 net, allowing him to reach 16th rank overall out of 226 runners. Sam Nilles (1:31:30 net) and Hubert Strauss (1:31:16 net) finished on 45th and 46th rank. Alain Jungen finished 122nd in 1:44:59 net.
On the national 10km road championships, Gavin Hodgson ranked 6th overall in a very good 35:53min.