VIDEO: Sprint finish makes Chichester 10k a thriller

Expectations were very high that the 25th Chichester Priory 10k was going to be special '“ and so it proved.

Monday, 8th February 2016, 6:10 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:39 pm
The 10k field soon after the start / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Organisers, athletes and spectators were delighted with a day to be remembered and cherished.

It was a good day for running, although strong winds on the Lavant section of the course prevented new records, despite a very strong field. But five finishers inside the magic 30-minute mark showed the high standard of the elite section of the field.

And there was a real spectacle for those watching the climax - a sprint finish which saw the first three, Paul Pollock, Luke Caldwell and Scott Overall, separated by just one second.

The 10k field soon after the start / Picture by Kate Shemilt

See it in our video, above - and come back to the website over the course of the week to see interviews with Pollock, women’s race winner Louise Damen and footage of many more finishers.

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