Runners take to streets for Hull Marathon
More than 1,000 runners have been taking part in the first Hull Marathon today.
The race, which started in Alfred Gelder Street at 8am, weaved through some of the Hull's most historic streets.
The route included landmarks including the KC Stadium, The Deep and the Humber Bridge.
The event, sponsored by Hugh Rice Jewellers, was won by Phil Taylor, of Bridlington, in just over two-and-a-half hours.
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The last competitor is due to finish at about 3pm.
City centre roads, including Alfred Gelder Street, Queens Dock Avenue, Bond Street, Albion Street, Prospect Street and Carr Lane will remain closed until about 5pm.
The Anlaby Road area up to Hull Royal Infirmary has reopened.
All roads prior to the Humber Bridge crossing, including the area around West Park and Boothferry Road, were due to reopen by late morning.
Race organisers cannot accurately predict when the roads during the second half of the marathon will reopen.
These include Ferriby Road and Hull Road in Hessle, along with Hessle Road, the Boulevard, the area around the Ice Arena, the marina and Humber Street.
The last competitor is due to finish at about 3pm and all roads should reopen by 5pm.