The final preparations are underway for this year's Great Cumbrian Run, which takes place on Sunday.
The half marathon has become a local institution since being set up 32 years ago.
It's expected to attract around 2,000 runners to the city.
Tom Rice, of Carlisle Leisure Limited, is expecting tens of thousands to be raised for charity.
Hundreds of competitors have been pounding the streets of Carlisle for the Great Cumbrian Run. People come from all over the region to take part in the event.
James Buis, a teacher from Carlisle, won the half marathon race.
Kathryn Samson reports.
A teacher from Carlisle has won the Great Cumbrian Run. Jamie Buis crossed the line in 1:11:37.
Runners are limbering up for the Great Cumbrian Run, which takes place in Carlisle this morning. The half marathon is in its 31st year. More than two thirds of runners are from Cumbria.
Final preparations are underway for this year's Great Cumbrian Run.
The event attracts hundreds of people from across the region to take part in the half-marathon which starts in Carlisle.
The event is now in its 31st year.
For more information on the run, click here.