Jan 252015
 
Maggie Randriamamonjy from San Francisco runs the half marathon down St. Charles avenue on Sunday morning. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Maggie Randriamamonjy from San Francisco runs the half marathon down St. Charles avenue on Sunday morning. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Early Sunday morning, runners from across the country ran New Orleans’ annual Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon. The run began downtown on Poydras, uptown to St. Charles, down to Decatur in the French Quarter and up Esplanade to finish in City Park. Runners had the option to run a full or a half marathon.

Jeffrey Bigham of Pittsburg approaches the end of the upriver route on St. Charles avenue. Runners turned around in front of Audubon Park. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Jeffrey Bigham of Pittsburg approaches the end of the upriver route on St. Charles avenue. Runners turned around in front of Audubon Park. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Cole Perrilliat, far right, plays trumpet with the Acadien Cajun band at the stage on St. Charles and Octavia. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Cole Perrilliat, far right, plays trumpet with the Acadien Cajun band at the stage on St. Charles and Octavia. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Nole Alsbrook, left, of Lawton, Oklahoma and Elizabeth Smith of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, dress festively for the half marathon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Nole Alsbrook, left, of Lawton, Oklahoma and Elizabeth Smith of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, dress festively for the half marathon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Robyn Hall of Vancouver dresses in Carnival colors in Sunday's marathon. Nole Alsbrook, left, of Lawton, Oklahoma and Elizabeth Smith of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, dress festively for the half marathon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Robyn Hall of Vancouver dresses in Carnival colors in Sunday’s marathon. Nole Alsbrook, left, of Lawton, Oklahoma and Elizabeth Smith of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, dress festively for the half marathon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Harrison Donnell of Slidell crosses Calhoun street in his half marathon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Harrison Donnell of Slidell crosses Calhoun street in his half marathon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Many people came out to support friends and family running the marathon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Many people came out to support friends and family running the marathon. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

 

 

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