Family Carers Mini Marathon taking place in Kilkenny

The 2016 Family Carers Ireland Mini Marathon takes place in Kilkenny today.

The annual event which gets underway from 11 o clock to 2 will see hundreds of runners and walkers take part in the event to raise money for the organisation.

It starts at the Aspect Hotel on the Ring road in Kilkenny and John Keane is live there with KCLR.