The half-marathon runners start on the Jacques Cartier Bridge in Montreal Saturday September, 13 2009. The annual Montreal marathon draws approximately 15 000 runners. Photograph by: Tyrel Featherstone, THE GAZETTE
From CTV News:
Several downtown streets were blocked off to traffic Sunday as thousands of runners put their stamina to the test in the Montreal Marathon.
"It's my first (marathon)," said Jean-Charles Del Du Chetto. "It's a personal challenge. I want to push my limits."
An estimated 19,000 people took part in the event, which began at 8:30 a.m. on the Jacques Cartier Bridge.
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