19 Mar 2012

Smith finishes second in New York half marathon

9:50 am on 19 March 2012

The New Zealand long distance runner Kimberley Smith finished second in 1h 8m 43 overnight in the New York half marathon.

Smith, who runs for Providence, is aiming for the London Olympic Games marathon and was just over a minute outside her New Zealand half marathon record set in Philadelphia last September.

Firehiwot Dado of Ethiopia won, eight seconds ahead of Smith.