The Essar Chester Half Marathon played host to a wide variety of runners, amateur and professional, on Sunday (May 15).

Thousands of people took part in the event to raise money for charity or challenge themselves personally.

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Local photographer Dale Miles captured all of the action so we have put some of his best photos into a gallery.

If you appear in the gallery, let us know by tweeting us @ChesterChron or post to our Facebook page.

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