Photo of the Day

November 24, 2011

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Among the swarm of runners who turned out for the annual Twin Tunnels Turkey Trot Thursday morning were three unfortunate souls in brightly colored body suits. Like every good superhero they chose to conceal their identities, going by “Mr. Red,” “Mr. Orange” and “Mr. Purple.” However, these guys were not out to fight crime: “We lost a bet,” said Mr. Orange. Like every other runner at the race, they were motivated by the opportunity to win a pie, which was a nice trophy, but might also have done the previous 8K worth of calories everyone burned off.

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