Devils Chimney Chase 16th July 2011
Striders take on the notorious Devil’s Chimney Chase over Leckhampton Hill…
Sid Mcfarland, John Bird, Jamie Paterson and Chris Driskell completed the Almost Athletes Devil’s Chimney Chase - a race every bit as tough as the name suggests!
In this race, which winds its way to the top of Leckhampton Hill before making a rapid descent through woodland and fields, Chris Driskell had a solid run to take 8th place in 40:20; hot on his heels was the in-form Jamie Paterson who ran a blistering second half to take 14th place in 41:07; he was followed by Jon Bird who ran a strong race to take 21st place in 42:55 whilst Sid McFarland completed the Striders’line-up with 98th place in a time of 51:26.
The race was won by Gloucester AC’s Steve Millward in a time of 36:14.