Chrissie Wellington wins double marathon ultra

She may be retired from professional sport and a mum, but Chrissie Wellington is still keeping fit and active – and winning an ultra marathon

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Second overall for IRONMAN legend Wellington in Race to the Tower

While she may be ‘retired’ from professional sport, four-time IRONMAN World Champion and iron-distance world record holder, Chrissie Wellington, is still keeping herself fit and active.

Her latest ‘challenge’ was this past weekend, taking part in the Heineken Race to the Tower, a double marathon event on the Cotswold Way from Gloucestershire to Worcestershire, finishing at the Broadway Tower in Worcestershire, the Cotswold’s highest castle. It’s neither flat nor ‘fast’…

Heineken Race to the Tower Chrissie Wellington

As well as being the first female finisher, Chrissie also finished second overall. A lot of #chicked then!

Results

1st – Tom Evans – 7:30:18
2nd – Chrissie Wellington – 8:35:39
3rd – Andy Gore – 9:36:59
4th – Ramzi Sidani – 10:03:27
5th – Andrew White – 10:04:02

Chrissie Wellington Race to the Tower

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON CHRISSIE’S LONDON MARATHON 2017 RUN

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