Sunday, May 5, 2013

Bloomsday: Photos from along the course

Posted By on Sun, May 5, 2013 at 2:48 PM

Over 50,000 runners signed up for Bloomsday this year. Below are some photos from the race. To find race results and to see more photos, pick up the official booklet this Tuesday where The Inlander is distributed or at the Bloomsday office. 

Piper Newby, right, helps her sister Mindy with her costume before the race. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Elite runners warm up. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Volunteers hold bags of belongings for elite runners. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Elite wheelchair racers wait for the start. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Bill Iffrig waves the Bloomsday flag at the start of the race. (Photo by Young Kwak)

John Kester sings the United States and Canadian national anthem. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Runners wait for the start. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Runners begin their race. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Runners begin their race. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Runners head down Riverside Avenue. Photo by Young Kwak)

Runners head down Riverside Avenue. (Photo by Caley McGregor)

A runner dowses himself with water. (Photo by Caley McGregor)

Runners head up Doomsday Hill. (Photo by Jennifer DeBarros)

A runner gets a high five on the way up Doomsday Hill. (Photo by Jennifer DeBarros)

Runners head up Doomsday Hill. (Photo by Jennifer DeBarros)

A runner receives a high five while heading up Doomsday Hill. (Photo by Jennifer DeBarros)

Runners head down Broadway Avenue. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Barb Anderson, center, and her daughter Avi cheer runners on Broadway Avenue. (Photo by Young Kwak)

A runner heads down Broadway Avenue. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Runners head around the final turn. (Photo by Young Kwak)

Runners finish. (Photo by Young Kwak)

The view from city hall of the Monroe St. Bridge. (Photo by Young Kwak)

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Young Kwak

Young Kwak is a photographer at the Inlander. He has worked on stories ranging from silver mining and cattle ranching to car racing and backyard wrestling, learning a lot about the Inland Northwest in the process...