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The annual Tokyo Marathon, which was celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, attracted close to 40,000 runners from all over the world. Here are a few highlights of the action on the streets of Tokyo.

And they’re off … | YOSHIAKI MIURA
To infinity and beyond | YOSHIAKI MIURA
If you meet Buddha on the road, please don’t … | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Despicable Me’s on the lam. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Why Japanese People Power salute from Atsugiri Jason. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Sailor Takoyaki Moon, we presume?
Sailor Takoyaki Moon, we presume? | MARK THOMPSON
Going for the gold.
Going for the gold. | MARK THOMPSON
When worlds collide.
When worlds collide. | MARK THOMPSON
A thrilling chase, a wondrous place.
A thrilling chase, a wondrous place. | MARK THOMPSON
That's Mr. Bunny to you.
That’s Mr. Bunny to you. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Strike a pose.
Strike a pose. | MARK THOMPSON
Here comes the Spidermen.
Here comes the Spidermen. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Birds of a feather ...
Birds of a feather … | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Return of the Jogging Dead
Return of the Jogging Dead | MARK THOMPSON
Put your paws in the air ...
Put your paws in the air … | YOSHIAKI MIURA
What the devil?
What the devil? | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Moving mountains.
Moving mountains. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Maid for a day.
Maid for a day. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Insane Clown Power.
Insane Clown Power. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Wig out.
Wig out. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Freebird!
Freebird! | MARK THOMPSON
Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear.
Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear. | MARK THOMPSON
Besties.
Besties. | MARK THOMPSON

More scenes of the 2016 Tokyo Marathon, from social media