Scenes from the Big Sur Half Marathon at Monterey Bay
Posted on: Monday, November 16, 2009 8:56 AM by Nicole Gustas
The weather couldn't have been better for yesterday's 2009 Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay. Here's a few of our photos from the event; keep an eye on our Flickr account as we add more over the next few days! Gina Furnaro of Cupertino, CA; Rachel Stephenson of Double Oak, TX; Kevin Joyce and Betsy Joyce of San Anselmo, CA; Dana Maksimowicz of Seaside and other runners race down Alvarado Street during the Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay. A keyboard player encourages the racers on Alvarado Street. Racers, including Nicky Reynicke of Redwood City, Jessica Irwin of San Francisco, and Maurilio Leon of Oakland. round the corner from Alvarado Street onto West Franklin Street. Racers, including Lynne Cripe of Atlanta, GA; Melissa Evans of Toronto, Canada; Sydney Wothe of Monterey; Dennis O'Dea of Novato and Rahul Abhayankar of Santa Clara run down Tyler Street toward the Lighthouse Avenue Tunnel. A racer adds some personal style with a pink feather boa. Another racer wears a purple crown. Medals for the Big Sur 10 Mile race await runners. Steven Muange wins the 2009 Big Sur Half Marathon on Monterey Bay. Sergio Reyes (left) and Ezkyas Sisay (right) are neck and neck as they race to the finish line for second and third place... ...and Ezkyas Sisay wins, only one step ahead of Sergio Reyes. Steven Muange is interviewed after his big win. Mary Akor wins the women's division of the 2009 Big Sur Half Marathon. Heather Sisk of Monterey accepts her Big Sur Half Marathon medal. Annamaria Chen of Mountain View, California dons her Big Sur Half Marathon medal. Other racers including Mark Goetzmann of St. Louis Park MN and Tammi Blake of Santa Cruz can be seen in the background. Big Sur Half Marathon medals hang on their rack as volunteers hand the medals to racers including Sarah Brown of Tempe, AZ. Big Sur Half Marathon racer Kathy Cook of Aptos poses with her hard-earned medal. Participants and onlookers celebrate on Custom House Plaza. Do you have some photos from the Big Sur Half Marathon? Got a story to share? Comment and let us know!