Sports Snapshots

Nicole Ries of Marquette, right, holds up her sign of “encouragement” at the North Third Street finish line of the Marquette Marathon in Marquette. With Ries is fellow Marquette resident Stephanie Peterman. They and several others had fun rooting for friends and relatives entered in the races. (Journal photo by Steve Brownlee)
Three young friends from Marquette run together on the bike path along Lakeshore Boulevard in Marquette in the Blackrocks 5K race during the Marquette Marathon. From left are Jack Pond, Kyler Sager and Owen Cardinal. (Photo courtesy Daryl T. Jarvinen)
Top Blackrocks 5K competitors Garrett Rudden, left, and Lucas Cavalieri, both of Marquette, run on the bike path along Lakeshore Boulevard in Marquette during the Marquette Marathon. (Photo courtesy Daryl T. Jarvinen)
Scott Darios of Houghton has enough energy to kick up his heels on the bike path along Lakeshore Boulevard in Marquette as he nears the 21-mile mark of the men’s marathon during the Marquette Marathon. (Photo courtesy Daryl T. Jarvinen)
Anna Rink of Negaunee, right, poses her children Lola Rink, 9, left, and Jackson Rink, 7, for a photo at the finish line of the Marquette Marathon. Lola and Jackson each completed the five-kilometer race in just over 30 minutes and are members of the Queen City Running Club. (Journal photo by Steve Brownlee)

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the Marquette Marathon on Sept. 1