2016 Race Results

As I hit the ground running in 2017, here’s a brief recap of my race results from 2016 – it was an amazing year with so many highs and very few lows!!! Definitely my best running year to date…it didn’t come without hard work and smart training & recovery. I hope to write a blog post about it all soon!


17th Jan: Two Bays Trail Run

56km 6:10:51 (61st overall, 54th male, 54th age category 18-39)

First time racing this event

23rd Jan: Trailsplus Australia Day Midnight Rambler (trail)

5km 23:05 (3rd overall, 3rd male)

10km 56:56 (8th overall, 7th male)

21.1km 1:56:33 (10th overall, 10th male)

First time racing this event


27th Feb: Roller Coaster Run (trail)

43km 4:53:31 (28th overall, 23rd male, 10th age category 30-39)

Previous result: 5:33:22 (2015)


5th Mar: Victorian Baptist Fun Run (road)

16km 1:11:40 (5th overall, 5th male, 2nd age category 30-39)

Previous results: 1:11:13 (2012), 1:13:04 (2013), 1:12:44 (2015)

14th Mar: Trailsplus Brimbank Park Urban Trail Run

50km 4:17:27 (1st overall, 1st male) – first ever race win!

Previous result: 4:36:29 (2015)


19th Mar: Brewsters Beer Run (trail)

21km 1:54:02 (18th overall, 14th male, 6th age category 31-40)

Inaugural event


10th Apr: Run To The Dog (trail)

10km 45:20 (9th overall, 9th male, 9th age category Open Men)

Inaugural event

24th Apr: Trailsplus Maroondah Dam Trail Run

50km 5:39:16 (6th overall, 6th male)

Previous results: 6:06:01 (2014), 5:55:46 (2015)


14th May: Ultra-Trail Australia

100km 13:27:10 (108th overall, 96th male, 37th age category M40-49)

First time racing this event


29th May: Trailsplus Mt Macedon Trail Run

50km 6:07:39 (9th overall, 9th male)

Previous result: 7:42:32 (2015)


4th Jun: Traralgon Half Marathon (road)

21.1km 2:19:44 (pacing friend/coaching client)

Previous result: 42.2km 3:19:52 (2014)

18th Jun: Trailsplus Princes Park Urban Trail Run

24-hour 175.031km (5th overall, 3rd male)

Inaugural event



16th Jul: Trailsplus You Yangs Trail Running Festival

100-Mile 20:30:27 (3rd overall, 3rd male)

First time racing this event



23rd Jul: Run Melbourne Half Marathon (road)

21.1km 2:09:08 (pacing friend/coaching client)

Previous results: 1:40:41 (2011), 1:33:40 (2012), 1:33:52 (2013), 1:37:46 (2014), 1:37:22 (21.1km 2015), 50:48 (10km 2015), 26:55 (5km 2015)

31st Jul: Roseville Chase Rotary Fun Run (road)

10km 40:46 (new 10km PB, 10th overall, 10th male, 2nd age category 40-49)

First time racing this event


14th Aug: Trailsplus Tan Urban Trail Running Festival

100km 8:58:51 (2nd overall, 2nd male)

Previous results: 9:36:58 (2014), 9:53:12 (2015)



3rd Sept: Surf Coast Century (trail)

100km 10:08:24 (43rd overall, 27th male, 3rd age category 40-49)

First time racing this event


4th Sept: Hoka One One Trail Running Series – Race 4

23km 2:08:59 (66th overall, 55th male, 16th age category 40-49)

First time racing this event

24th Sept: Trailsplus Surf Coast Hell Run (trail)

63.3km 5:59:51 (3rd overall, 3rd male)

First time racing this event


24th Sept: Run Maroondah (road)

10km 44:28 (18th overall, 17th male, 17th age category 18+)

Inaugural event


23rd Oct: Ned Kelly Chase (road)

100km 8:50:39 (new 100km PB, 3rd overall, 3rd male)

Previous results: 11:18:48 (2013), 10:47:54 (2014), 9:42:03 (2015)



6th Nov: Trailsplus Marysville Marathon Festival (trail)

50km 5:01:35 (12th overall, 12th male)

First time racing this event

13th Nov: Helping Feet (trail)

23.5km 2:09:37 (2nd overall, 2nd male)

First time racing this event


27th Nov: Run For The Young (road)

42.2km 3:07:58 (new Marathon PB, 5th overall, 5th male)

Previous results: 3:29:41 (2014), 3:37:50 (2015)


31st Dec: Trailsplus New Year’s Eve Rock Around The Clock (trail)

6-hour 55km (2nd overall, 1st male)

First time racing this event


Looking forward to seeing what 2017 brings…


One thought on “2016 Race Results

  1. Hi, Makoto,

    Thank you for your New post! Certainly 2016 was a big running year for you! I am enjoying to look through all the results and still so amazed how much you have done and improved! And of course I am following your running 2017! All the best for 2017!

    Happy New Year to you and Ros!

    Love mum

    Sent from my iPad



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