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OKC Memorial Marathon 09

Lee Matthews runs in honor of afternoon drive personality Mark Shannon.

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    Sunday April 26, 2009, a record 19 thousand participate in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon. Opening ceremonies began with the presentation of the colors.
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    The front of the memorial at 6 Am.
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    News Radio 1000 KTOK's news director Jerry Bohnen is on hand.
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    Jerry interviews Tom Kyte, the father of a victim.
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    168 seconds of silence for each of the victims of the bombing
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    The wheel chair division lines up.
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    The kids get ready for action.
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    Following the wheel chair and kids divisions, the foot racers begin.
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    Lee Matthews runs in honor of afternoon drive personality Mark Shannon; and raising money for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Seen here at mile 13.
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    A nice jog through Nichols Hills
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    Chesapeak Energy went all out with the water station they sponsored.
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    At this point a 20 MPH South wind hit you and you realized, "CRAP I gotta run around that lake!?"
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    Coming in to the water station at mile 20. Still going strong.
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    Then crossing the finish line at 26.2 miles in 5 hours 8 min.
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    Thanks for your donations and helping us raise over $1,200.00 for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society!