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Challenge: And The Winner Is... (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Lens: Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 OIS
Date: Sep 18, 2016
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/1250
Date Uploaded: Sep 19, 2016

IRL I'm the superintendent of a school district with 3700 kids in nine elementary schools. Every year, our charitable Education Foundation supports fundraising for the schools by putting on a 10k/5k/1k race. It's called the Lemon Run and it's one of the kickoff events of our community's annual Lemon Festival.

This photo was taken near the finish line of the kid's 1k "Fun Run." The boy in the lead was actually not the winner. As a matter of fact, he probably looked more like the group behind him for most of the course. At this point, in the course, however, family, friends, and photographers were everywhere.

He wasn't the only one to be captured putting on a good show at the end... he was just the most dramatic.

Statistics
Place: 2 out of 29
Avg (all users): 6.5714
Avg (commenters): 6.8000
Avg (participants): 6.3571
Avg (non-participants): 6.6327
Views since voting: 807
Views during voting: 133
Votes: 63
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
10/03/2016 09:55:03 PM
Oh! I love the story! Thanks for adding it, Bill!
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10/03/2016 09:41:30 PM
I love that all the bibs are #1.
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10/03/2016 09:19:44 PM
I'd love to hear the story on this.

So perfect for the challenge and well photographed.

Congratulations on your RED!!
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10/03/2016 09:15:14 PM
he is and you are! the face, the legs, the arms are all a gift.
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10/03/2016 05:04:33 PM
Good show, so nice! Congrats on red
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10/03/2016 03:30:10 PM
Nicely spotted and captured. I love the contrast of his determination and the rest in the group. Nicely done.
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10/03/2016 06:56:08 AM
Congratulations on the red, he has a fierce look of determination.
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10/03/2016 03:50:27 AM
Congrats on the ribbon.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/02/2016 05:48:25 PM
Big lead. Nice catch.
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10/02/2016 10:33:15 AM
nice action
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10/01/2016 08:51:09 PM
wow! you needed a very fast shutter speed to capture that one!
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09/28/2016 10:09:36 AM
He was moving and serious! great angle
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09/26/2016 06:06:57 PM
well captured action
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