A group of runners are framed as they pass under the 23rd Street overpass on the Boroughs Creek Rail Trail in east Lawrence during the Kansas Half Marathon. The route ran through the Haskell campus, east Lawrence and parts of downtown. The annual race is a fundraiser for Health Care Access and drew hundreds of runners.
Runners take off from the starting line at Haskell Indian Nations University for the beginning of the Kansas Half Marathon, held Sunday, April 17, 2011. This year's event is April 22. It has a new coordinator and race director and will start and finish in downtown Lawrence. The event benefits Health Care Access, a medical clinic for low-income Douglas County residents who are uninsured.
A photographer stands in the path of hundreds of oncoming runners at the beginning of the Kansas Half Marathon on Sunday, April 18, 2011. Runners competed in the half marathon and 5K and 10K races, which all started and ended on the campus of Haskell Indian Nations University.
Mary Beth Rader, Topeka, seated, cheers on her sister, Jennifer Urton, Waverly, as Urton competes in the 10K race of the Kansas Half Marathon on Sunday, April 17, 2011. Urton was running up the Burroughs Creek Rail Trail in east Lawrence toward the turn-around, which was just south of 15th Street for 10K runners.