In pictures: Bristol Half Marathon 2013

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On a chilly Sunday morning thousands of runners took to the streets for Bristol's 25th Half Marathon.
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Experienced wheelchair athletes were the first across the start ahead of the the two waves of runners which started at 09:30 BST and 10:00.
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Just 32 minutes into the race the elite athletes had covered almost seven miles. The event was eventually won by Kenyan Bernard Rotich - seen here on the left - in a time of 1hr 3min and 56 seconds.
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The 13.1 mile (21km) race is a popular event on the UK's running calendar and attracts club runners determined to beat their personal best.
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Runners passed under Brunel's historic Bristol Suspension bridge as part of the gruelling loop section along The Portway.
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Some members of the armed forces took up the extra challenge of running with heavy kit bags.
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Many run to raise money for charity with Children's Hospice South West, WellChild and COCO (Comrades of Children Overseas) set to benefit from this year's event.
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A "royal" wave from one of the 20,000 competitors - the majority finished the course in under two-and-a-half hours.

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