Photo gallery: Hundreds of competitors battle it out in Northampton's Dragon Boat Festival

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds
Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Thousands of people enjoyed the 13th annual Rotary Dragon Boat Festival in Northampton.

More than 400 competitors took to the lake at Billing Aquadrome on Sunday for the annual event, which has raised more than £250,000 for charity.

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Teams of 10 paddlers and a drummer battled it out to achieve the fastest time.

Businesses from across Northampton have signed up to the event, raising money For Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and other local causes.

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Picture: Kirsty Edmonds