aged 42, had a much improved back end to 2015. He ran his first official 10km race, the Sydney Harbour 10 in July, in a time of 38.25 – placing him 24th for his age group.
He then backed this race up in August running the City to Surf. His time of 55.12, 100th in his age group and 524th overall – 99.20% percentile, broke his PB from 2014 by over a minute.
Note – Russell first competed (pre-SWEAT) in the event in 2010 with a time of 95.14!
In 2016 with renewed vigour and stepping up his training, he ran in the Sydney 10K at Olympic Park in a time of 37.30 – smashing his PB – 140th overall