Sunday, June 9, 2013

Runners overwhelm Madison Park for a good cause

More than 3,000 runners, walkers, staffers and volunteers arrived in Madison Park this morning to participate in the 36th Annual Shore Run/Walk to benefit Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  And that's not counting the many spectators that assembled to cheer the entrants on and to celebrate in the park when it was all over.

Here's the arrival of the winners of the 10K race, who crossed the finish line on E. Madison Street about 33 minutes after the race began in Ferdinand Street Park, just north of Seward Park:

We always enjoy watching the Kid's Run, which was sponsored this year by Bert's Red Apple.  Here the runners get ready:

And here are the winners, about ready to cross the finish line (while checking out the competition):

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