Bendigo athlete Andy Buchanan smashed his personal best time in Sunday's running of the Hamburg Marathon and now holds the equal 9th fastest Marathon time by an Australian ever. Buchanan clocked an incredible time of 2 hours 10.20 minutes.
Join us for a FREE BBQ and cheer on Bendigo Athlete, Andy Buchanan, as he competes in the 2022 Commonwealth Games Marathon on Saturday 30 July 2022.
BENDIGO athlete Andy Buchanan marked his first marathon by racing to 15th place in two hours 12.23 minutes in Sunday's running of the Hamburg classic. The 31-year-old ran the equal 25th fastest time by an Australian athlete for the 42.2km distance. "I am really happy with 2:12 for my debut, but I know I can improve this by having experienced a marathon race," Buchanan said. "It's an event like no other, so you really learn a lot from each one you do."
A start in the marathon at next year's Birmingham Commonwealth Games or world athletics titles in the USA is the goal for Bendigo athletics champion Andy Buchanan. The Australian 10km cross-country champion in 2017 and '18, Buchanan's pursuit for Games or world champs selection will heat up in the Melbourne Marathon on December 12. This article was first published in the Bendigo Advertiser.
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