These are 30 of the best and most colourful photos from the fun-filled day, taken by our photographer James Hardisty.
Pictured Julie and Paul Chadwick with daughter Holly. Youngsters taking part in the junior race. Groups getting ready in Millennium Square. Runners set off on The Headrow. A group of runners stop for a photograph outside Leeds Civic Hall. Smiles all round for this year's race for Age UK. First male runner Omar Ahmed crossing the finishing line. First female runner Charlotte Arter crossing the finish line. Runners outside the Leeds Magistrates on The Headrow. Runners wave at our photographer. A sunny day for the Leeds Abbey Dash 2019. Runners warming up with some exercising in Millennium Square. Thousands turned out for this year's 10k. Last year runners made 250,000 for Age UK. It was a very colourful scene on The Headrow. Huge smiles from this runner. A giant star sets off running! There was some great fancy dress this year. This man was thrilled to be snapped by our photographer! The Mario brothers made an appearance. Thumbs up all round for this runner. This runner was excited to be taking part! Dom Hodgson made a great impression with his costume. Omar Ahmed was overjoyed to be the first male runner to cross the finish line. It was a tough final push to make it to the finish line. Runners sprint towards the finish line. But it was a great day for all involved in the Leeds Abbey Dash 2019.