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Run Snoqualmie: Racers of all ages hit the streets for Cinco de Mayo half-marathon, kids mile | Photos

Participants Jo Ann Tracy of Pullman and Geri Pingul of Seattle wave to family members at the start of the half-marathon at the May 4 Cinco de Mayor fun run in Snoqualmie. - Seth Truscott/Staff Photo
Participants Jo Ann Tracy of Pullman and Geri Pingul of Seattle wave to family members at the start of the half-marathon at the May 4 Cinco de Mayor fun run in Snoqualmie.
— image credit: Seth Truscott/Staff Photo

Runners of every age hit the streets of Snoqualmie and surroundings on May 4, stretching their legs in the Cinco de Mayo half marathon, 8K race and Kids Mile, hosted by Run Snoqualmie.

Just above 500 runners took part in the half-marathon, going 13.1 miles. More women than men ran the race, 312 women to 195 men.

Top men's finishers were Spencer Walsh, with a time of 1:10:44, followed by Thoma Khalsa and Pete Hanson.

Top women were Susan Empey with a time of 1:21:46, followed by Brittany O'Regan and Lisa Steilen.

Of the 326 people who ran the 8K run, race founder Sean Sundwall of Snoqualmie was the first man to cross the finish line. The top women runner was Kathryn Thurmond.

Photos by Seth Truscott

Getting ready for the Kids’ Mile, Jenna, Sofia, Adeline and Lily make their game faces with Sofia and Adeline’s dad John of North Bend, during the Cinco de Mayo fun run, May 4 in Snoqualmie. The girls have done several Valley races.

Fast runners take off at the start of the half-marathon.

Children rush to begin their own mile run.

 

 

 

 

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