Chichester Corporate Challenge - all the action from the opening race night

More than 800 runners pounded the streets of Chichester city centre as the 28th year of the Corporate Challenge got off to a flying start.

Thursday, 28th February 2019, 11:20 am
Updated Thursday, 28th February 2019, 11:25 am
The start of the Year 6 boys' race / Picture by Derek Martin
The start of the Year 6 boys' race / Picture by Derek Martin

A total of eight races, featurinbg everyone from primary school pupils to elite senior runners, were keenly contested and well supported, starting and finishing outside the Assembly Rooms in North Street. The main A race of 4.5k was won by City of Portsmouth's John White in a time of 13min 26sec. We'll have full coverage including a list of finishers and their times in the Chichester Observer but for now, scroll through our picture pages to see if you can spot yourself or anyone you know in photographer Derek Martin's images.

Year 6 boys / Picture by Derek Martin
Year 5 boys / Picture by Derek Martin
Year 5 boys / Picture by Derek Martin
Year 5 boys / Picture by Derek Martin
Year 6 girls / Picture by Derek Martin
Year 6 girls / Picture by Derek Martin
Year 6 girls / Picture by Derek Martin
Year 5 girls / Picture by Derek Martin
Year 5 girls / Picture by Derek Martin
Year 5 girls / Picture by Derek Martin
Secondary school girls / Picture by Derek Martin
Secondary school girls / Picture by Derek Martin
The top three secondary school girls / Picture by Derek Martin
Secondary school boys / Picture by Derek Martin
Secondary school boys / Picture by Derek Martin
The top three Year 7 and 8 boys / Picture by Derek Martin
The top three Year 9 and 10 boys / Picture by Derek Martin
The A race begins / Picture by Derek Martin
The A race / Picture by Derek Martin
The top three in the A race including winner John White, centre / Picture by Derek Martin
The B race start / Picture by Derek Martin