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Twelve thousand take part in Britain's second largest marathon

Good luck to everyone running in the Brighton Marathon today- conditions are beautiful- but hot! Runners are being warned to drink plenty of water and slap on the sun screen.

Credit: @Brightonmarathn

Twelve thousand athletes are taking part this year, with 150,000 spectators expected to line the street.

The race was started by Brighton manager Chris Hughton.

Credit: @Brightonmarathn

We'll have a full report on Meridian Tonight at 6pm on Sunday and in our main programme on Monday evening.

Do send us your photos- you can email us on itvnewsmeridian@itv.com or post them on our Facebook page.

Credit: @Brightonmarathn