VIDEO: Meet some of the runners in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon

Thousands of athletes have braved the elements in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon.

VIDEO: Meet some of the runners in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon

Thousands of athletes have braved the elements in the Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon.

More than 8,000 took part in today's event which was won by Cillian O'Leary in a time of two hours, 30 minutes and 41 seconds.

The winner of the women's full Marathon was Nollaigh Hunter who completed the course in 2 hours 57 minutes and 45 seconds.

The day started early for the thousands who took part in the race.

And things were started off by Jerry Forde at 9am.

Followed shortly afterwards by the thousands of runners.

There was also a half marathon in the city which started at 10.45am.

Some of the runners talked to us after the race.

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