VIDEO: First runners cross line in Chichester Priory 10k

MANY athletes need to be spurred on in competitive races but other runners at their side.

But that doesn’t seem to apply to Toby Lambert.

Runners make their way towards the finish   Picture by Kate Shemilt C15006-1

Runners make their way towards the finish Picture by Kate Shemilt C15006-1

The Winchester ace was out on his own at the front of the field for all but the first couple of kilometres of the 2015 Chichester Priory 10k.

And he crossed the line in an excellent time of 30min 03sec, despite his nearest rivals not being at his side to push him.

See Lambert and his closest challengers cross the line in our video, above

Watch ALL 1,655 starters set off from College Lane

See our gallery of pictures from the big race

Don’t miss the Chichester Observer on Thursday (Feb 12) for reports, pictures and a full list of finishers and their times