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Dressed in the Mardi Gras spirit runners run down St. Charles Ave. at Louisiana Ave. during the second annual Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Thousands run down St. Charles Ave. near Louisiana Ave. during the second annual Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Runners pass by the Jessie Hiatt Band as they perform on St. Charles Ave. at Peniston St. during the marathon Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Runners wear costumes and Mardi Gras as they run down St. Charles Ave. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The 26.2 marathon , a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society took runners through Uptown, the Garden District and the French Quarter. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Monica Cable and Matthew Butterfield laugh as they dance on the neutral ground while watching runners pass by on St. Charles Ave. Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A runner wears a Mardi Gras tutu as she runs down St. Charles Ave. Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Runners smile as they run down St. Charles Ave. and pass Louisiana Ave. in the Garden District Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Rebecca Baas waves a Saints flag in the air as she cheers on runners passing by Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Thousands run down St. Charles Ave. at Louisiana Ave. during the second annual Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Runners pass Borders on St. Charles Ave. Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Thousands run down St. Charles Ave. at Peniston Ave. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Runners wear costumes and Mardi Gras as they run down St. Charles Ave. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A runner carries an American flag and wears a shirt reading "God is Love" during the marathon Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A runner applauds while running down St. Charles Ave. Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Lisa Lord stands next to her son Derek Lord as he holds a sign reading "Go Necie" as he waits for his wife to pass by during the second annual Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A woman throws her arms up in the air as she runs down St. Charles Ave. during the marathon. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A runner wears a Mardi Gras tutu as she runs down St. Charles Ave. Sunday morning.
(Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Thousands run down St. Charles Ave. at Louisiana Ave. during the second annual Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A runner wears a Mardi Gras masks as she runs down St. Charles Ave. at Peniston St. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Thousands run down St. Charles Ave. at Louisiana Ave. during the second annual Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Dressed for Mardi Gras spectators wave to runners on St. Charles Ave. at Peniston St. Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Runners pass Foucher St. Sunday morning. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Lindsay Leaver puts a sign up in the air reading "Kick some asphalt!" during the second annual Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon Sunday morning. Lululemon Athletica is a yoga inspired athletic apparal company. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

  • Matthew Butterfield

    Sabree, thank you so much for the beautiful picture of me and Monica! You really captured a moment. What terrific photography!

    -matt

  • Gretchen

    Thanks for posting these photos from the “Rock ‘n’ Roll Mardi Gras Marathon”! They are fantastic and cool!