Photos from Market Harborough's Carnival of Running

Hundreds of runners braved Saturday's weather to take part in Market Harborough's Carnival of Running.

Monday, 10th June 2019, 10:01 am
Students from Welland Park School after completing the 5km race. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Despite the heavy rains and winds on Saturday, the Carnival of Running carried on as normal. There was a one-mile family fun run to start things off, followed by a 5k, 10k and half marathon. All races began at Robert Smyth Academy and are sponsored by Market Harborough Building Society.

Start of the 5km race from Robert Smyth Academy. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Karen Stanhope of Lutterworth after completing 10km with partner Paul Coughlan. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Runners complete the 10km race. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Penny Squires and Cilla Squires hand out refreshments on behalf of The Squires Effect. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Finishing line in sight. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Abi Freer and Helen Lawton of Market Harborough Building Society hand out medals. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Matt Firth, Tom Copping and David Staff complete the 10km race. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
A very wet Symingtons ground. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Runners make their way along the High Street. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Start of the half marathon race from Robert Smyth Academy. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Runners make their way along the High Street. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Start of the 10km race from Robert Smyth Academy. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Start of the 5km race from Robert Smyth Academy. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Start of the 5km race from Robert Smyth Academy. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
Start of the 10km race from Robert Smyth Academy. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER
A very wet Symingtons ground. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER