Posts Tagged ‘Q1 Stair Challenge’

Mark Bourne put in a dominant performance to claim first place and defend his title at the Sea to Sky Q1 Stair Challenge in Gold Coast (Australia).

Bourne, a five-time winner and course record holder at the event, took just 6:52 to reach the top of the 1,331-step tower.

Adam Williams took second in 9:08, with Cody Pratt third in 9:11.

Bourne remains unbeaten at Q1 Tower, with six wins from six appearances at the event in Queensland. Only Paul Crake (2005) and Jason Williams (2018) join him on the men’s champions list.

Meg Reeves back on top

Meg Reeves, winner of the event in 2017, returned to action at Q1 Tower and produced a strong run to win in 8:52.

Meg Reeves – Q1 Stair Challlenge winner 2022 (image courtesy of Stair Climbing Australia)

Clare Geraghty was a minute behind in 9:52, with Liz Elton taking third spot in 10:29.

Check out all the Q1 Sea to Sky race results (including previous editions).

Q1 Tower, Queensland, Australia – 1,331 steps/77 floors

2005 Paul Crake (AUS) 7:42 Hubertien Wichers (AUS) 11:12 – race report
2015 Mark Bourne (AUS) 6:45 Kim Hamilton (AUS) 10:03
2016 Mark Bourne (AUS) 6:41* Alice McNamara (AUS) 8:17 – results
2017 Mark Bourne (AUS) 6:57 Meg Reeves (AUS) 8:43 – results
2018 Jason Williams (AUS) 8:05 Monica Medjumurac (AUS) 9:49 – results
2019 Mark Bourne (AUS) 6:48 Alice McNamara (AUS) 8:56 – results
2021 Mark Bourne (AUS) 6:59 Suzy Walsham (AUS) 7:52* – results
2022 Mark Bourne (AUS) 6:52 Meg Reeves (AUS) 8:52 – results

* course record

Find out all the winners from other events around the world in our historical tower running results database.