Spartan Death Race picks up fallen Town Hall chimney

  • PITTSFIELD – The Town Hall chimney has fallen down, but participants in the Spartan Death Race were on hand this week to gather up the bricks.
  • The chimney collapsed Saturday, and it just so happens that the 2019 Spartan Death Race is being held this week.
  • The race has participants complete various obstacles and challenges and has been held around Pittsfield since 2010, said race director Jason Barnes in a Thursday phone interview.
  • He said Select Board Chairman Charles Piso contacted him after the Town Hall chimney collapsed.
  • On Town Meeting Day, held in the nearby Pittsfield Federated Church, voters approved the creation of an exploratory committee to see what could be done with the Town Hall.

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