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Architects brave the rain to run for the ABS

The AJ team joined architects from across London to compete in Architects Benevolent Society Chicken Run

Over 50 architects ran 6km from Islington to Tate Modern in ABS Chicken Run on Sunday, taking in many of London’s most recognisable monuments. Although the race was not competitive, practices were encouraged to enter as a team, with the 11 runners representing David Chipperfield Architects the biggest team on the day.

Peter Murray presented Tom Brooks from SCALA, who finished with a time of 20.44, with the award for the fastest man and Suzie Pain from David Chipperfield Architects, who finished with a time of 26.46, with the award for the fastest woman.

Although the AJ team finished with a respectable average time of 28.36, team SCALA claimed the crown of fastest architecture practice with an average time of 25.30. The full list of runners’ times is available on the Architects Benevolent Society’s website.

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