SOME got it ambling, others got it sprinting and striding. If you were by riverside on Sunday, you didn't have to look far before you spied one of the 445 runners who vied to be crowned the fastest on foot in Tamworth.
It was a fresh morning which welcomed the 2019 festival, but the best runners still had speed to burn with Steven Chung blitzing the half-marathon in one hour and nine minutes.
Category winners include a first prize of $200 for overall female and male, $100 for second prize and $50 for third.
Prizes for the half marathon are $100 for first, $75 for second and $50 for third place.