Hardy runners take part in half marathon- despite recent cold snap

Being put through a warm up ahead of the start Credit: ITV News Anglia

Thousands of runners are taking part in the Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon today- despite the recent weather hindering their last minute training.

Those brave enough to take on the 13 mile event were put through a warm up at the start on Midsummer Common.

Wrapped but raring to go- good luck! Credit: ITV News Anglia

9,000 runners were expected to take part but organisers say those who couldn't because of the weather are being offered an early bird price for next year's event.

And they're off Credit: ITV News Anglia