Residents from across the North East and North Yorkshire got an early start this morning as they undertook an annual 10km, with Rishi Sunak also spotted taking part.
Residents gathered from across the North East and North Yorkshire to take part in the annual 10km Northallerton run on Sunday (May 28).
The Prime Minister was also spotted at the race in his Richmond constituency ready to take part in the run.
Hundreds could be seen panting out a lung as they donned the colours of their chosen charity.
Speaking at the event Mr Sunak said: “I haven’t done any exercise in a long time I’ve been a little bit busy but I’m going to try and do it under an hour.
“It’s great to have everyone here so thanks for coming.
Asked who he would choose to take on in a race between himself and any current minister or former PM Sunak ignored a heckle of “Boris!” to say: “I’d like to try and do it with Penny Mordaunt with her sword and see if we can get around with that.”
He was among hundreds of runners at the starting line at 10am, ready to pound the pavements of the North Yorkshire town hoping to raise money for charity.
The run returned last year for the first time since being cancelled due to the pandemic.
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Running for the Pendragon Community Trust, which provides sensory equipment and experiences for those with additional needs, the PM said: “Many of you will know Pendragon in particular. It is an absolutely extraordinary place.
"It does an incredible job for so many families in our community.”
Here are some of the pictures from the event: