Marathon weekend is underway in Liverpool as the award winning Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K took place on Saturday morning at Albert Dock under bright and sunny blue skies. The race was given the Running Award for the “Best 5k Fun Run” in the UK. 28-year-old Ross Floyd won the men’s race in 15 minutes and 44 seconds. Representing the Liverpool Harriers Athletic Club Rachael Burns, a 36-year-old mother of two, won the women’s race with a time of 16:29.
Marathon weekend continues on Sunday as runners from 54 different countries take over the streets of Liverpool. Live bands will be playing along the course to entertain and encourage runners as they make their way to the Finish Line Festival in front of Echo Arena with a headliner concert by Cast.