In pictures: Runners tackle Hangover 10k run to start the new year

PUBLISHED: 17:00 02 January 2018

Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke.

Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke.

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Almost 200 runners chased their New Year’s Eve hangovers away with a 10k in the wind and rain.

Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke. Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke.

Weston Athletic Club hosted the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke on New Year’s Day where 191 people took part on a drizzly morning.

Alex Crossland, from Clevedon Athletic Club, finished in the fastest time at 33 minutes and seven seconds, closely followed by Adam Stokes and Luke Murray 40 seconds later.

Katie Grinyer from North Somerset Athletic Club, was the fastest woman, finishing in 40 minutes and 11 seconds.

Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke. Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke.

A Weston Athletic Club spokesman said: “Congratulations to the participants of the Hangover 10km race.

“There were a hardy 191 finishers in this wet, but eventually sunny, start to this running year.”

The club’s next race will be the prom run on January 25 at 7.30pm.

Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke. Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke.

Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke. Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke.

Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke. Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke.

Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke. Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke.

Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke. Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke.

Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke. Runners take on the Hangover 10k in Kewstoke.

The race begins. The race begins.

People huddle for shelter from the driving rain minutes before the run is due to start
. People huddle for shelter from the driving rain minutes before the run is due to start .

People try to keep warm before the race. People try to keep warm before the race.

Runners preparing for the race. Runners preparing for the race.

Kewstoke Village Anual New Years Day 10k run
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Kewstoke Village Anual New Years Day 10k run
1,1,18 Kewstoke Village Anual New Years Day 10k run 1,1,18

Kewstoke Village Anual New Years Day 10k run
1,1,18 Kewstoke Village Anual New Years Day 10k run 1,1,18

Runners during the 10k race. Runners during the 10k race.

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