IN PICTURES: Thousand runner joy at the first ever Chorley 10k

More than 1,000 runners took part in the first ever Chorley 10k race, organised by Chorley Council.

Monday, 13th May 2019, 2:08 pm
Updated Monday, 13th May 2019, 3:08 pm
The field gathers for the start

Simon Croft of the Red Rose Road Runners won the race with a time of 34 minutes and 38 seconds, followed by Gareth Booth (Horwich RMI Harriers) in 34 minutes and 53 seconds and Paul Bradshaw (Blackburn Harriers) in 37 minutes and 38 seconds.

A young family finish the 2km run together
Waving to the crowds

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The Running Wild group of friends
Crowds watch on
Warming up the runners
The pace runners with their signs
The start of the race
Family support
The start of the race
The race was brought to the town by Chorley Council
All smiles from this tutu wearing runner
Walkers take part in the race
Plenty of black and white on show; the colours of Chorley FC