The Queen's Cup Balloon Race 2013
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Queen's Cup Balloon Race takes off from Bristol

5 October 2013 Last updated at 12:48 BST

Hot-air balloonists have set off from Bristol to compete for the oldest sporting trophy in the UK.

Thirteen teams are competing for this year's Queen's Cup Balloon Race, which ends on Sunday.

The winner - which is the balloon which travels the furthest - will be awarded the Queen's Air Race Challenge Cup, which dates to 1719.