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In Pictures: Thousands Take To The Streets For Dublin Marathon

In Pictures: Thousands Take To The Streets For Dublin Marathon

The streets of Dublin saw 22,500 athletes compete in the annual Dublin Marathon this morning which saw a new course record set by one of the winners.

Morocco's Othmane El Gourmri won the men's race, finishing in 2:08:06, a course record. Meanwhile, Ethiopia's Motu Gedefa won the women's race, finishing in 2:27:48.

Belfast's Stephen Scullion finished second in the men's race, posting an impressive time of 2:12:01, while Cork's Aoife Cooke was the first Irish woman to cross the line after 2:32:34.

Here are some of the best pictures from this morning.

We are Groot

Victory for Othmane

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Smiles all around

Hey, Hey kids

Just catching a few winks

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Almost at the finish line

Where's Wally?

Wrong sport, mate

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