Pictured from left, Alex Schaffstall and Martha Santandreu celebrate winning the Character Chase last month in Hamburg.
Pictured above are the top male and female winners of the recently-held Character Chase, sponsored by the Character Council of Western New York. The top male finisher was 19-year-old Alex Schaffstall of Lake View, with a time of 17 minutes, 9 seconds. The top female finisher was 23-year-old Martha Santandreu of Hamburg, who finished in 19:14. The race was held during the Hamburg Burger Festival.