8241,8235,8237,8236,8238,8239,8240,8242,8243,8244,8245,8246,8247,8248,8251,A group of seniors in the Communication Arts Program organized Run-o-vation, a 5-kilometer race held on Aug. 31 to benefit those affected by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
A crowd gathers around the registration booth as people wait anxiously for the race to begin.
Seniors Corinne Ducey and Ariana Gangloff help register runners.
Runners stretch to prepare for the race.
The event recieved media coverage from both a local television news station and the Silver Spring Gazette.
Seniors Peter Lansworth and Tim Nguyen choose music to get the runners pumped up for the race.
A participant ties her shoes while waiting at the starting line for the race to begin.
Former Blair teacher and Redskins cheerleader Nicole Hopkins and a co-worker came out to show their support for the event.
The route included parts of Sligo Creek Parkway and neighborhood roads surrounding Silver Spring International Middle School, where the race ended.
Luis Navarro, the men's winner, finishes the race a lap ahead of all of the other participants.
The women's winner, Karen Young, heads towards the finish line.
Blair teacher Marc Grossman completed the entirety of the 5k race while pushing his son in a stroller.
Senior Tamara Castro-Marquez hands out water bottles filled with cold water to participants after they finish the race.
Runners show enthusiasm as they approach the finish line.
After the main race, a fun run took place for the children eager to be runners just like their parents.
A group of seniors in the Communication Arts Program organized Run-o-vation, a 5-kilometer race held on Aug. 31 to benefit those affected by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.