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Wheel to wheel racing

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 28 September 2009 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

The Great North Run is the world's largest half marathon and on Sunday 20th. September the 21st running of the event saw 54000 entrants completing the 13.5 mile course from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to the finish line in South Shields. Race organiser Brendan Foster, a former Olympian, thought that the 2009 Great North Run was the best ever.
This series attempts to tell a few short pictorial stories of the race, the organisation, the runners, and the spectators, on a day blessed with clear blue skies and warm weather.

Pentax K100D, 82mm lens, 1/45 second, f38, iso 800

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masoud from tehran, Iran

the active shot , nice bw !

28 Sep 2009 5:57am

Francine from Buire le sec, France

Very strong!

28 Sep 2009 6:41am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Fantastic capture!!

28 Sep 2009 7:41am

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

Gorgeus composition !
Waoh ! Congratulations !

28 Sep 2009 9:03am

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

GREAT SHOT Curly, full of action & captured at just the right moment .... Great choice in making it B &W

28 Sep 2009 9:07am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Nicely done action shot
Great frame of yesterdays runner too. The B/W treatment works well

28 Sep 2009 11:14am

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

An excellent choice of shutter speed to show the motion.

28 Sep 2009 11:22am

CM Kwan from Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Wow, full of energy, Curly! An outstanding motion picture!

28 Sep 2009 11:46am

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

It is a great action shot!

28 Sep 2009 12:05pm

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Good capture, very well solved.

28 Sep 2009 12:09pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Terrific capture. Fabulous sense of motion.

28 Sep 2009 2:49pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful action shot that you have captured here! it looks like it's a tight race!

28 Sep 2009 3:36pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente captura!!

28 Sep 2009 4:56pm

mascha from kootstertille, Netherlands

beautiful picture in black and white which clearly shows the speed!

28 Sep 2009 5:30pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Wow, great action photo Curly!

28 Sep 2009 5:42pm

Stephane Themeze from Maryland, United States

The myth of the centaurus is really about to come through with the breakthru in design and will.
Nice action shot.

28 Sep 2009 6:23pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France


28 Sep 2009 6:32pm

Graham Russon from Cape Town, South Africa

Incredible action shot, well done.

28 Sep 2009 8:20pm

k@ from Paris, France

Moving - in all senses, really***

28 Sep 2009 8:44pm

Zeinab from Tehran, Iran

Nice capture. Great focous and a nice sense. Thanks for sharing

28 Sep 2009 8:56pm

Luis Rodrigues from Lisbon, Portugal

Wonderfull subject and movement catch!!!

28 Sep 2009 9:32pm

Spectra from Carrboro, United States

beautiful action shot! the concentration on his face is very well captured

28 Sep 2009 11:29pm

Bill Laing from Corvallis, OR, United States

Great action shot, Curly. You captured his intensity and power.

29 Sep 2009 12:58am

Lambspun from Madison, Maine, United States

Good action shot Curly....God bless them....

29 Sep 2009 1:22am

willow from Chelsea, United States

Great action shot! So intense!

29 Sep 2009 2:09am

LCImagery from Oregon, United States

Wonderful action shot..

29 Sep 2009 2:48am

Jose Antonio from Barcelona, Spain

Fascinante barrido. Enhorabuena!

29 Sep 2009 6:25pm

Claudiu from București, Romania

Nice paning with lots of coments, Bravo Curly.

3 Oct 2009 11:29am

Laurent from Lyon, France

I like this one.
I like how you show the effort and the movement

6 Oct 2009 6:41pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Wonderfyl capture..great timing...all you b&w photographic work is lovely

7 Oct 2009 3:19am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

great shot curley!!!! way to goooooooooooooooo!!!

11 Oct 2009 6:29am

MM from Cremona, Italy

your photos are really wonderful

16 Mar 2010 8:53pm

Michael from Sparta, United States

nice action shot.

19 Apr 2010 8:42pm