The event was run by Worthing Harriers and also acted as the Sussex 10k Championships. It met the race limit of 1,650 and there incentives of a £1,000 cash prize for the first man to run under 30 minutes or the first woman to run under 34 minutes.
Haywards Heath Harriers’ Chris Smith was on course to finish in under 30 minutes at the halfway stage, before he got home in a personal-best time of 30min 52sec.
Last year’s winner, Neil Boniface, of Horsham Joggers, was second in 31-45 and Brighton & Hove’s Ash Humphreys was third in 33-09.
The winner of the women’s race was Worthing Harriers’ Emma Macready, who was running for Your Next Move, in 35-57.
Harriers team-mate Sarah Kingston was second in 36-42 and another Worthing Harrier, Helen Fuller, was third in 38-22.
To watch the start of the race, click on the video above.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1 Make this website your homepage
2 Like our Facebook page at facebook.com/pages/Sport-Sussex
3 Follow us on Twitter @SportSussex
4 Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!