The Illinois Marathon Youth Run around Memorial Stadium in Champaign on Saturday, April 30, 2011.
Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon 2011: Youth Run
Photographer: Robin Scholz
Nicholas Morrison, 6, Aurora, pushses himself at the finish of the 6-year-old heat.
Crossing the finish line.
At the finish line.
Participants and families gather in the east bleachers before the Youth Run begins.
The finish line.
Volunteers hold medals for participants at the finish line.
Ben Talbott,6, Champaign, takes a big drink of water following his run.
Fans cheer at the finish of the 8-year-old heat.
Sisters Mary Tierney,Fla., left, and Ann Puttman, Murphysboro, cheer on their nieces.
Gabriel Cravens, 3, Wilmington, poses with his medal to get his picture taken.
The start of the 3-year-old heat.
Spectators cheer and take pictures along Kirby Avenue.
Miia Popovics,7, and her father John Popovics goof around following her race.
The finish line is crowded with runners, volunteers and well-wishers.
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