THERE was nothing black-and-white about Galashiels on Saturday as runners from around the Borders took part in the annual Colour Run.

Having been postponed earlier in the spring due to poor weather, the weekend's event was held beneath glorious blue skies.

And it wasn't long until there were bursts of yellow, orange, green and red brightening up the morning.

Around 150 runners of all ages and abilities took part in the six kilometre course which started and finished at Heriot-Watt’s Scottish campus.

The course took runners out towards Tweedbank and back again.

And all along the scenic course were volunteers armed with bags of powdered, biodegradable paint.

Developed in partnership between Heriot-Watt University and Live Borders, proceeds from the event are shared between local charity Live Borders and SANE, a leading UK mental health charity.

Live Borders chief executive officer Ewan Jackson told us: “Today’s event has been a great success.

"It is fantastic to see so many happy faces, people of all ages and whole families join in the fun.

“This is the second year we have run the event and it has grown significantly in numbers.

"It is a brilliant occasion that brings the local community together while promoting our commitment to making the Borders healthier, happier and stronger.

“A big thanks to the team at Heriot-Watt University and everyone involved in bringing the event to fruition once again.”