Rain slows Challenge field, but race fun continues

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Some slower times and soggy runners and spectators were the only harmful effects of the rain that hit the second race night of this year’s Chichester Corporate Challenge.

The top athletes were up to half a minute slower around the city-centre course with the roads and pavements wet underfoot, but it was still another successful night of action as the Chichester Runners-organised races continue in their 25th year.

The start of the A race / Picture by Kate Shemilt

The start of the A race / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Chichester’s American Chris Zablocki was again the winner of the A race and this time Peter Concannon and James Baker made it a Chi 1-2-3.

See pictures from the event, taken by Kate Shemilt, in our gallery, above.

And don’t miss the March 17 edition of the Chichester Observer for a full report, pictures and a full list of finishers and their times from all the adult and junior races.

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