Last Updated on December 13, 2022 by Andrew Pirie

16-year-old Fil-Kiwi Kira Ellis who is a High School Student at Brent International in Laguna. Took out the 2XU  Triathlon Series Female event at Brighton, Australia from a field of 11 competitors. The event was held on December 11 Ellis clocked a time of 1:06.29, but her performance ‘at the end of a Triathlon’ in the road run of 18:51 was a new PB.  Passing the 19:03 she did in the green run road run a few months ago in Cavite.

16-year-old Kira Ellis of Brent a member of the national team in Triathlon had the fastest time in the Weekly Relays 5000m in all age grades winning in an unofficial time of 19:23. Pete Brooks coaches Ellis.
She is a mix of New Zealand/Filipino. Ellis was hoping to clock below her PB of 19:03 at the weekly relays, but went out a bit too fast with a 1:12 opening lap. She took the gold in youth girls with Asia Parase 20:02 of SpectrumRunners in Silver and Mary Rose Frias 20:23 of VMUF/Pinoyathletics in bronze.
The winning time in the open women was 19:27 by Macrose Dichoso (Phil Army)
Kira Ellis
Kira Ellis

5000M – WOMEN (YOUTH U18)

RANK BIB LAST NAME FIRST NAME TEAM RESULT
1 131 Ellis Kira Get Coach’D Academy 19:23.65 GOLD
2 1147 Paraase Asia Spectrum Runners 20:02.61 SILVER
3 1294 Frias Mary Rose LGU Lingayen 20:23.83 BRONZE
4 1332 Saysay Angel Mae University Of Baguio 21:53.23
5 793 Barlaan Alexandra Montalban 22:03.18
6 135 Tan Janna Get Coach’D Academy DNS

 

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By Andrew Pirie

Andrew was elected Vice President of the Association of Track and Field Statisticians in 2020 after being a member for 7 years. He has worked as a PSC Consultant and Research Assistant from 2013-2015, Consultant, and Sprint Coach at Zamboanga Sports Academy from 2015-2017. And Currently is Consultant Coach with VMUF 2021- Current editor and chief of Pinoyathletics.info, and has recently done consultancy work for Ayala Corp evaluating the Track and Field Program. Coaches Sprints, Middle and Jump events he is  Level 3 Athletics Australia Coaching Certification in Sprints and Hurdles. Currently working towards a Masters Degree in Education. He can be contacted on [email protected] You can find more information on Coaching here http://www.pinoyathletics.info/coaching-2/

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