Runners compete in Dewsbury 10k

Hundreds of runners are taking part in the Dewsbury 10k road race.

A maximum field of 1,300 competitors entered the race, which started at 9.30am tooday.

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The race set off from Dewsbury Ring Road and goes along Bradford Road through Batley to Birstall Smithies, returning along the same route.

Among the charities to benefit from the event will be Martin House children’s hospice and Yorkshire Air Ambulance.