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Posted on Sun, Jun 9, 2013 : 1:48 p.m.

Images from Sunday's second annual Ann Arbor Marathon

By Daniel Brenner

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More than 400 runners competed in Sunday's Ann Arbor Marathon, along with nearly 900 half-marathoners and more than 500 5-kilometer participants.

Daniel Brenner is a photographer for



Mon, Jun 10, 2013 : 11:53 a.m.

Thanks to CFC for their effort to help raise money for charities, specifically the students in this community.


Tue, Jun 11, 2013 : 5:50 p.m.

JRW, what is your problem with this organization? You have hate posted on every ann arbor marathon article!


Mon, Jun 10, 2013 : 1:37 p.m.

Let's see an accounting of how much money was taken in, how much went to charities, and specifically which ones.


Sun, Jun 9, 2013 : 10:39 p.m.

Low turnout.


Tue, Jun 11, 2013 : 5:49 p.m.

I think that football games cause more traffic problem than this annual event does, but no one complains about that. Maybe making runners happy is worth a slight inconvenience. Also they published TONS of maps about road closures.


Mon, Jun 10, 2013 : 6:03 p.m.

@ Brad, What DAY did they close the streets? Some streets were closed for the morning. This was not an entire day thing., It was a FEW hours. More people are directly effected by the closure of Fourth or the closure of Ellsworth and State Street.


Mon, Jun 10, 2013 : 2:36 p.m.

Maybe low turnout relative to the turnout that would justify a day of closing streets, etc.

Kyle Austin

Mon, Jun 10, 2013 : 1:56 p.m.

patersa, at the end of our marathon notebook we compared this year's participation numbers to last year's


Mon, Jun 10, 2013 : 11:56 a.m.

Low turnout compared to what? JRW, any chance you provide a benchmark for statement? It's not Boston, Chicago or NYC. What was expected turnout? How does it compare to the 2nd marathon run at comparable cities this time of year? Or is it just easier to make a blanket statement?


Sun, Jun 9, 2013 : 7:14 p.m.

Great photos - shows the spirit of running.


Sun, Jun 9, 2013 : 6:43 p.m.

leave the choppers at home