Twenty-eight fantastic photos from today's Leeds Abbey Dash
The race, in aid of Age UK, is now in it’s 15th year and sees competitors completing a 10km route around the city.
Beginning on The Headrow outside the Town Hall, runners plodded up to Westgate, Kirkstall Road, Commercial Road and Abbey Road to Kirkstall Abbey, before returning to The Headrow and finishing at Leeds Art Gallery.
The junior 2km race followed the same route at the 10k and turned back around at the one-km mark. Fourteen-year-old Jacob Palmer was first across the line in the junior race, with Baldvin Magusson winning the main race.
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Back in July, around the time of my birthday, I happened to clock a protest by women my age in south Dublin. Several splendid Irish mammies with crossly-crossed arms and don’t-mess-with-me-mister expressions were blocking roads in their neighbourhood after rumours circulated on social media that 60 undocumented male asylum seekers were to be housed there. “We come out and stand here and protest to keep our children and grandchildren safe and we are called ‘racist,’” one woman said defiantly. “Pe