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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Thousands of runners channeled their inner stallion by taking part in the “Rocky Run.”

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Runners participated in races from a 5k to a 10 miler and an Italian stallion 13.1 mile challenge Saturday.

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The races started and finished in front of the Art Museum on Kelly Drive.

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Besides the top overall male and female runners, people were also award prizes for best “Rocky” inspired costumes.