17th Lincoln 10k road race attracts thousands

Thousands of people are expected to take part in the race Credit: PA

Thousands of people will pull on their trainers to take part in the annual Lincoln 10k road race today. The event started in 1997 and first attracted 200 runners, according to the race website.

Since then it has grown in both size and presence and in 2011 the maximum entry level of 5,500 runners was reached. The race starts at 11am.