Hundreds of runners and more than 20 music acts shone in the sun on Blackpool Promenade

The Prom was the place to be for fitness and tunes as the second Blackpool Music Run saw everything from Oompa Loompas to rock and roll.

Monday, 17th June 2019, 4:13 pm
Runners were treated to an Oompa Loompa disco to send them off with a smile

Runners set off from the Comedy Carpet opposite the Blackpool Tower, and raced to South Pier, passing stages along the way where local musicians and singers entertained. There was a 5K and a 10K race and the organisers say they are already planning next year's event. Luke Taylor said: "It was a fantastic atmosphere and we had more than 600 entries for the 10K and around 150 for the 5K.

But first the runners were given a musical warm up to get them ready
There was a party atmosphere amid the serious business of trying to reach a personal best

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Warming up by the Tower
Going strong
All ages took part
Many ran to support a charity
Pounding the Prom
Heading South
College students provided some of the music
The main stage
Racing along
On song
High spirits
On the Blackpool Music Run
Running hard
Doing well
Fun run