Benita Johnson

Benita Willis ( Benita Jaye Willis, starting from 2002 to 2009 under the name Benita Johnson, born May 6, 1979 in Mackay ) is an Australian long-distance runner.

Their first success they had on the track, where they Oceania current records over 3000m ( 8:38,06 min on 13 July 2003 in Gateshead ), 5000 m ( 14:47,60 min on 6 September 2002 in Berlin) and 10,000 m ( 30:37,68 min in eighth at the world Athletics Championships in Paris in 2003 ) aufstellte.

In addition to winning the World Cross Country Championships in 2004, she won successes in the Half Marathon: It was at the World Half Marathon Championships in 2003 and won the third Great North Run 2004 1:07:55 h The debut over the full distance at the New York - City Marathon the same year, however, was disappointing. It was fourteenth in 2:38:03 h

In 2005 she finished the London Marathon in sixth place in 2:26:32 h 2006 she presented an Australian record in the 10 - km road race ( 31:17 min) and improved as a third of the Chicago Marathon 18-year- old Oceania record in the marathon by Lisa Martin- Ondieki to 2:22:36 h

In 2007, she won the Berlin Half Marathon in 1:08:28 h