Race Against Lyme, 2013

Lyme Research Alliance's second annual 5K Walk/Run held Sunday, 4/28/13 at Cove Island Park in Stamford, CT.
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Honorary Event Chair Dr. Brian Fallon told the crowd "when you run, imagine you are stepping on ticks."

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Jacob Grice's 5K winning form. For the second year in a row, Grice, of Stamford, took 1st place. His finish time this year was16.19.

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The race brought together runners of all ages, shapes and sizes determined to help fight Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

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The kids were eager to start the fun run.

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Stratford's Stacey Epps (123).

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Important to us all.

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Jahn Sopko of Stamford was the second place male runner.

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Stamford's Tariq Mahmoud and Zenah Hasan wave to the camera.

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Thomas Lucido heads to an overall 4th place finish in the 5k...and 1st in his age category.

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Betsy Hopwood (148) cheers finishers.

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The Plainville, CT contingent.

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Andrew Blance (293) of New Canaan had a top 10 finish.

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Right: Dr. Eva Sapi, Ph.D., University of New Haven, talks with LRA Co-President Debbie Siciliano (230). Far left is Marjorie Marianacci (185) of Greenwich.

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Carol Singer (291) from Stamford.

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Lending a helping hand.

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Enjoying the event (left to right): Allison Petit (214) and Ross Mocko (196), of Plainville, CT, Isabelle Morgan (204), Delmar, NY, Jack McCully (321), Pulaski, NY, and Hannah Morgan (203), Delmar, NY.

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West Haven, CT was well represented at the event. Jacinta Victoria (252), Divya Burugu (254), Priyanka Theophilus (276) gather with friends, family and Dr. Eva Sapi before the Race.

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We appreciate everyone who volunteered to help us with the event.

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LRA's Shelley Terry confers with LRA Executive Director Peter Wild before the Race.

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We were happy to see a team of runners from the University of Rhode Island. From left: Brian Mullen, Nia Nguyen, Dacia Daly, Derrick DaCosa, Jillian Belanger, Joe Belanger.

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A happy group.

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Hannah Morgan (203), of Delmar NY, seemed happy to be at the event.

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Every participant received a Race t-shirt.

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Coveted prizes.

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LRA Executive Director Peter Wild addresses the crowd before the Race begins.

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