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  • Ready... set... go! Runners gather at the starting line. © Brian Knight Photography
  • Nature Conservancy employee and runner, Ethan Kearns, takes an early lead at the Earth Day 5K. © Brian Knight Photography
  • It's never too early to start running! © Brian Knight Photography
  • The course started and ended in downtown Silver Spring and also gave runners a view of Sligo Creek along the way. © Brian Knight Photography
  • Stephanie Flack, Nature Conservancy employee, made it a family affair at the Earth Day 5K. © Dewey Register
  • After winning the race with a time of 16:53, Ethan Kearns takes a well-deserved breather. © Brian Knight Photography
  • Season 5 ‘Biggest Loser’ contestant, Bernie Salazar, cheers on fellow runners and later inspired the crowd when he spoke at the awards ceremony. © Brian Knight Photography
  • Proceeds from the race will support The Nature Conservancy's mission to protect ecologically important lands and waters. Maryland/DC state director, Nat Williams, spoke at the event. © Brian Knight Photography
  • Race volunteers show off Feetures! bamboo socks which were given to all participants and are made of a 100% biodegradable and renewable resource. © Brian Knight Photography
  • See you next year for the 2010 Earth Day 5K! © Brian Knight Photography
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Earth Day 2010 5K Slideshow

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