The joy of finishing the race

Birmingham Alabama

Pure joy.

Yesterday, Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay captured runners from all walks of life, finishing the Mercedes half marathon and marathon.

Check out some our favorite photos of runners closing in on the finish line, crossing it, and proudly displaying their medals.



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Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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