IN PICTURES: Runners take on Two Bays Tough Ten

PUBLISHED: 14:00 26 February 2018 | UPDATED: 16:02 26 February 2018

(LtoR) Tough Ten over 60's winner Carol O'Leary, Nia Davies 5th lady overall, Tough Ten race winner Chris McMillan and Niki Fulstow 1st lady home in the Friendly Five race.

(LtoR) Tough Ten over 60's winner Carol O'Leary, Nia Davies 5th lady overall, Tough Ten race winner Chris McMillan and Niki Fulstow 1st lady home in the Friendly Five race.

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Runners were blessed with sunshine as they took on this year’s Two Bays Tough Ten.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Temperatures dropped below zero on Sunday when more than 600 runners took on the difficult 10-mile route along Weston seafront and Sand Bay.

But despite the sunshine, the organisers were keen to include a muddy element to the popular course.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Race director Roland Gibbard said: “It went really well and we had fantastic weather.

“It was a bit icy up in Worlebury Woods but everybody seemed to enjoy themselves.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

“We did have a little surprise in store for our runners and made a diversion in the woods for a muddy section.”

The organisers also hosted its Friendly Five, a five-mile route which was set up last year, and a one-mile fun run.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Overall winner Chris McMillanfrom Weston Athletic Club in the lead. Overall winner Chris McMillanfrom Weston Athletic Club in the lead.

The Two Bays Tough Ten and Friendly Five runners on Weston Beach. The Two Bays Tough Ten and Friendly Five runners on Weston Beach.

The Two Bays Tough Ten and Friendly Five races starting at the Grand Pier. The Two Bays Tough Ten and Friendly Five races starting at the Grand Pier.

The Two Bays Tough Ten and Friendly Five races starting at the Grand Pier. The Two Bays Tough Ten and Friendly Five races starting at the Grand Pier.

Runners from Weston Athletic Club. Runners from Weston Athletic Club.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners discovered a muddy Runners discovered a muddy "surprise" awaiting them in the Worlebury Woods section of the race.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods. Runners tackling the long climb up into Worlebury Woods.

Runners in Sand Bay. Runners in Sand Bay.

Runners in Sand Bay. Runners in Sand Bay.

Runners in Sand Bay. Runners in Sand Bay.

Runners in Sand Bay. Runners in Sand Bay.

Runners on the Toll Road. Runners on the Toll Road.

Runners on the Toll Road. Runners on the Toll Road.

Runners on the Toll Road. Runners on the Toll Road.

Runners on the Toll Road. Runners on the Toll Road.

The Two Bays Tough Ten and Friendly Five runners on Weston Beach. The Two Bays Tough Ten and Friendly Five runners on Weston Beach.

The Two Bays Tough Ten and Friendly Five races starting at the Grand Pier. The Two Bays Tough Ten and Friendly Five races starting at the Grand Pier.

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