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Elation, exhaustion and raw emotion! The best of today's Dublin City Marathon

Brilliant scenes from around the city.

A MARATHON IS a journey of both highs and lows. Massive congratulations to everyone who’s taking part today, and crossing that finish line.

Here’s a look at some of the action from around Dublin:

General views of the start

A view of the Dublin Marathon as runners make there way down Fitzwilliam Street Upper Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

A view of the Dublin Marathon as runners make there way down Fitzwilliam Street Upper Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

A view of the Dublin Marathon as runners make there way down Fitzwilliam Street Upper Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

A view of the Dublin Marathon as runners make there way down Fitzwilliam Street Upper Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

A view of the Dublin Marathon as runners make there way down Fitzwilliam Street Upper Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

And throughout the 26.2 miles

A view of the Dublin Marathon as runners make there way down Leeson Street Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

The marathon passes through The Phoenix Park Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

There were some heroes in fancy dress

A runner during The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Dublin Marathon Source: Niall Carson

Dublin Marathon Source: Niall Carson

…… others to give a helping hand

A steward passes out water in The Phoenix Park Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

…… and others to watch on and share their support

Holly Kinnear, Layla Cooney and Georgia Kinnear watch the marathon pass by Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

First home! Kenya’s Bernard Rotich crossing the finish line as the 2017 SSE Airtricity Dublin City Marathon champion

Benard Rotich crosses the line to win the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

While Ukraine’s Nataliya Lehonkova bagged the women’s title

Nataliya Lehonkova crosses the line to win the women's category during the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Four-in-a-row: Patrick Monahan on his way to winning the wheelchair title yet again

Winner of the wheelchair title Patrick Monahan passes through the Phoenix Park Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

All smiles! The National medalists with their winnings

Gary O'Hanlon, Freddy Sittuk placed Sergiu Ciobanu Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Gemma Rankin, Laura Graham and Pauline Curley Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Elation, exhaustion and emotions of all sorts! There were no shortage of scenes at the finish line

Karl Nolan crosses the line with his daughter Abigail Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Killian Nolan cartwheels over the finish line Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Jeremy Curran falls to the floor after completing The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Cyril Lee who ran his 55th marathon Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

An exhausted competitor crosses the line Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

Tom Gavin pictured after the race Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

Asefa Legese Bekele exhausted Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

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Kenya’s Rotich storms to Dublin City Marathon glory while Ukraine’s Lehonkova claims women’s title

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