The second annual Bert Nash Dash & Bash drew hundreds of people to the 600 block of Massachusetts Street on Sunday morning. The event, a benefit for the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, included a 5K and 10K race, live music and children's activities.
From left are Audra Viele and Kristen Janke, of Kansas City, Mo., and Shelley Russell, of St. Joseph, Mo. They finished the 5K race on Sunday that was a benefit for the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center.
Andrew Severn, 10, of Lawrence, takes on a rock climbing wall during the second annual Bert Nash Dash & Bash on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, in downtown Lawrence.
Jackie Tenney, left, Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Gerald Walker, Kansas City, Mo., chat before the start of the annual Octoginta bicycle ride Sunday, Oct 9, 2011. The ride, which began in Broken Arrow Park, featured routes of both 40 and 80 miles in length that wind through Lawrence and the surrounding countryside and offer a scenic tour of Douglas County.
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Lawrence resident Bryce Ostrom and his dog Oscar, a beagle and blue heeler mix, compete in dog karaoke, a contest to see which dog howled the best, during Dogtoberfest, held Sunday, Oct 9, 2011 at South Park. Dogs and dog lovers from all around the area gathered for the annual festival which featured booths, contests and live music.
Lucy, a yellow labrador and golden retriever mix, attempts to catch a treat after flipping it off her nose during Dogtoberfest, held Sunday, Oct 9, 2011 at South Park.