and Run 5K
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police and Fire Training Academy
8 am Saturday June 2, 2012
Before the start
Great volunteers pass out race packets and awesomely cool t-shirts
Sgt Susan Manassah, Director of the Charlotte's Finest Legacy Foundation, makes opening announcements
Accompanied by the pipes of CFD, CMPD Recruit Class members hoist the colors.
The National Anthem was presented by CMPD Major John Diggs.
Wave 1 Participants are ready at the start line.
And they're off!
Around the corner and down the hill the runners head toward Event 1
The race - in addition to running the 5K distance in the June heat, competitors completed six challenge events.
Event 1 - Calisthenics
Pushups and burpees - plenty to go around for everyone.