Leeds Half Marathon 2019: 26 photos that capture the agony and ecstasy of the race

The Leeds Half Marathon 2019 is over.

Sunday, 12th May 2019, 1:41 pm
Leeds Half Marathon

Here's a selection of our photos from the race. The winner was Kenyan athlete Mohammed Abu-Rezeq with a time of one hour seven minutes. Local runner Faye Banks, 39, from Adel, was the first female finisher for the second year in a row with a time of 81 minutes.

A Bingley Harriers runner on the course
A woman is helped over the finish line

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Faye Banks, from Adel, was the female winner for the second year in a row
Sophie Miller, 20, prepares for the start
A runner enjoys the crowds
A runner is supported at the finish
Runners on the course
A woman pushed a wheelchair-bound man around the course
A woman in a carrot costume ran the race
Runners enjoyed warm conditions on race day
Runners support each other
Runners ran in aid of a number of charities
The crowds were out in force to offer their support
Runners head for the finish line
Staff were on hand to assist finishers
Crowds at the start
A group from Saltaire Striders celebrate together
University of Leeds runners can be seen among the crowds
Eventual winner Mohammed Abu-Rezeu is already out in front
Relief at the finish line
Wheelchair athletes on the course
Brothers Pete and Andy Shepherd dressed as running shoes
Runners enjoyed fine race conditions
Top 3 female finishers Jenni Muston, Faye Banks and Aisling Wall
Roundhay Runners celebrate at the finish line