Scenes From The Great Race 2011

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The Great Race 2011
KDKA's Brenda Waters addressed the crowd at the ceremony before the start of the 5K.
(Photo Credit: Mary Beth Mueller)
(Photo Credit: Mary Beth Mueller)
The Great Race 2011
KDKA's Jon Burnett holds the tape as the male winner of the 5K crosses the finish line.
(Photo Credit: Mary Beth Mueller)
(Photo Credit: Mary Beth Mueller)
The Great Race 2011
KDKA Investigator Andy Sheehan poses for a photo with his son during the 2011 Great Race!
(Photo Credit: Mary Beth Mueller)
(Photo Credit: Mary Beth Mueller)
The Great Race 2011
KDKA's Brenda Waters & Jon Burnett pose for a photo with Great Race Director Patrice Matamoros at the announcers' booth!
(Photo Credit: Mary Beth Mueller)
(Photo Credit: KDKA)
The Great Race 2011
A sea of humanity gathered near the entrance to Frick Park in Squirrel Hill on the morning of Sept. 25, 2011.
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
The Great Race 2011
At the starting line!
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
The Great Race 2011
According to race officials, a record of 14,500 people took part in this year’s Great Race.
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
The Great Race 2011
More than 9,000 runners headed through Squirrel Hill and Oakland into downtown Pittsburgh.
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
The Great Race 2011
Another 5,000 runners who competed in the 5K race also finished at Point State Park.
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
The Great Race 2011
The Great Race was named in memory of the late Mayor Richard Caliguiri.
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
The Great Race 2011
Over the years, more than $100,000 in proceeds has been donated to support research for amyloidosis.
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
The Great Race 2011
The first Great Race was held back on Sept. 25, 1977 and 26 men have run in every one.
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
The Great Race 2011
“Thirty-four years ago, Mayor Caliguiri brought a little less than a thousand people here for the first Great Race, and they ran to Point State Park just as our runners are doing today." -- Mike Radley, the director of the Great Race.
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(Photo Credit: KDKA)
The Great Race 2011
At the finish line!
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