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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Blom Beirut Marathon 2011

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Thanks to the Beirut Marathon Association for giving me a chance to get out of my car and stand with the real media pro’s on race day!
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           It all started very early in the morning…..yawn.
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         These are my heroes. They’re unstoppable.
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       The 5K fun run gave everyone a chance to participate.
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The 1K Run with Mom is a great idea, don’t all Mom’s run after their kids anyway?
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This was the 1K Special race for VIPS and of course some politicians.  It really should be renamed the “Photo Op” race.
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                       King of the Hill- Maxime Chaya
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Queen of the Marathon- May El-Khalil along with Sports Legend- Edwin Moses (special thanks to that guy for setting up the shot)
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I bet Miss USA Rima Fakih  was excited to finally meet our very own Ziad Baroud who just happens to have 60,000 facebook fans!
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        My advice, do not get in their way! They mean business!
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The 42K is the big race but the 10K is the really really big race with over 20,000 participants.
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   Of course there’s a guy on his cell phone, this is Lebanon!
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                Our much loved Lebanese Red Cross.
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            Lots of people were out playing in the street.
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               City Daily Photo’s Theme Day- Action Shot
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