Twitlonger: The story of the Dublin Marathon told via Tweets 6 years ago

Twitlonger: The story of the Dublin Marathon told via Tweets

The weather didn't suit them but that was not going to stop a record number of competitors from lining up for today's Dublin Marathon.

The 36th edition saw in excess of 15,000 take part in this morning's 40 kilometre test of endurance and will power.

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It didn't take long for the cream to rise to the top, of course.

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The winners were crossing the line at Merrion Square before you knew it.

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A couple of Ireland's most well-known athletes were left in their wake.

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But lots of people were just happy to compete and complete.

Even if they needed a little help!

Congratulations everyone!