Thousands expected at Wiltshire's first running festival.

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Thousands of people are taking part in a new festival in Wiltshire which combines running with live music and partying.

RunFestRun features a host of fun runs and races, along with performances from Razor Light and Olly Murs, all set in the beautiful grounds of Bowood House.

The radio presenter high fives the young runners on the first day of RunFestRun. Credit: ITV West Country

It has been organised by Radio DJ Chris Evans and will be attended by celebrities including the fastest female marathon runner of all time Paula Radcliffe.

Ben did the 401 challenge after being bullied at boarding school. Credit: ITV West Country

Portishead 401 runner Ben Smith is also taking part over the weekend.

He ran 401 marathons in 401 days and raised more than £330,000 for charity.

The ultra distance runner's next challenge is to run a marathon in every US state capital.