PHOTOS: More than 600 people complete Northampton half marathon

Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-154539009
Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-154539009

Hundreds of people successfully finished the 13-mile course of the Northampton Half Marathon yesterday.

The event began outside the Guildhall, with competitors cheered on a circuit of the town centre and the Racecourse before heading out of Northampton in a south-easterly direction

Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-155117009

Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-155117009

They followed the River Nene to the white water centre and then onto Brackmills and, using country lanes, out to Great Houghton.

Runners eventually finished at Delapre Abbey.

Elliot Hind, aged 28, led them home, finishing in one hour 11 minutes, with the final entrant crossing the line at three hours and five minutes.

In total, there were 651 finishers, and 13 who did not make it to Delapre Abbey.

Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-155050009

Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-155050009

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Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-155007009

Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-155007009

Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-154912009

Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-154912009

Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-155035009

Northampton Half Marathon 2016 - Starting at the Guildhall Northampton NNL-160409-155035009