RUNNERS took in the beautiful surroundings of Sutton Manor at the Dream Trail Races on Sunday.

Around 300 participants took on the tough 5k or even more gruelling 10k routes around the landmark Dream statue - with some even tackling on both.

The 5km saw St Helens Striders' Jon-Jo Doherty come in first in 18:52, while St Helens Sutton athlete Rachel Beesley won the women’s race in 22:54.

Jon-Jo Doherty also won the 10k in 39:03 with Emma Sharples of Swinton Running Club taking the women's race in 45:01.

Steve Samosa, of Steve Samosa Photography was there to capture some eye-catching shots of the races.