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Pictures and video from the Daily Mile and Most Active County waves at Ipswich Twilight 5k event

PUBLISHED: 18:23 12 May 2018 | UPDATED: 18:30 12 May 2018

Families running together in the Most Active County children and family wave.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Families running together in the Most Active County children and family wave. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Hundreds of school pupils, children and families took on a 2k road race challenge this afternoon as part of the Twilight 5k event at Ipswich Waterfront.

Familes running together in the Family Daily Mile.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNFamiles running together in the Family Daily Mile. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Winner of the family wave race, Ross Hammond.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNWinner of the family wave race, Ross Hammond. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Crowds lined the streets around the Waterfront as they cheered on participants in both races, which kicked off from 1.45pm.

Lily Trill with her medal.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNLily Trill with her medal. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Sophia Sahota Lucas and Thea Webb with athlete 
Emily Moyes.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNSophia Sahota Lucas and Thea Webb with athlete Emily Moyes. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Noah Marjoram with his medal.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNNoah Marjoram with his medal. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The Daily Mile wave saw around 300 schoolchildren lace up their running shoes for the challenge, as part of a national initiative to encourage youngsters to be more active.

Daily Mile 2K unners cross the finish line.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNDaily Mile 2K unners cross the finish line. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Daily Mile 2K unners cross the finish line.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNDaily Mile 2K unners cross the finish line. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Familes enjoy  themselves as they take part in the  Family Daily Mile.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNFamiles enjoy themselves as they take part in the Family Daily Mile. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Meanwhile the Most Active County children and family wave saw runners of all ages and abilities take part.

Start of the Daily Mile 2K on the Ipswich Waterfront.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNStart of the Daily Mile 2K on the Ipswich Waterfront. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Start of the Daily Mile 2K on the Ipswich Waterfront.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNStart of the Daily Mile 2K on the Ipswich Waterfront. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

James Day and Charlie Kingston before the Daily Mile 2K.   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNJames Day and Charlie Kingston before the Daily Mile 2K. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

See our gallery of pictures – and watch the live video of youngsters crossing the Daily Mile wave finish line.

Zheng and Haojia Shi ready for the family race.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNZheng and Haojia Shi ready for the family race. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The Daily Mile finish line.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNThe Daily Mile finish line. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Familes running together in the Family Daily Mile.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNFamiles running together in the Family Daily Mile. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Even more will be featured in Monday’s Ipswich Star.

The elite 5k race is due to start at 7pm, keep your eyes peeled for more live video on our Facebook page.

Various other waves, including the ABP Business Challenge, have also been taking place throughout the day.

Tomorrow morning, we will be uploading pictures from the race – see if you can spot someone you know.

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