More than 2,000 runners filled Rancho Vistoso Boulevard during the 10th annual Arizona Distance Classic.
Katie Patrick, who is from Sioux Falls, S.D., cheers on runners from the backseat of a car.
Kasey Brixius receives a high-five from some spectators along Moore Road during the annual race in Oro Valley.
Runners participated in the half and quarter marathons on March 23.
As soon as the sun peaked over the Santa Catalina Mountains, the pack of chilled runners began to warm up before the start of the races.
Along with their chosen outfits, runner’s shoes are a form of expression.
Runners filled Rancho Vistoso Blvd. for the morning on Sunday for the Arizona Distance Classic.
Some spectators handed out high-fives to the runners along Moore Road.
Runners gather in the starting shoot in the minutes leading up to the start of the 2014 Arizona Distance Classic half and quarter marathon races.