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38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k | PHOTOS

Runners prepare for the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
(Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)

38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k | PHOTOS

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38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k, returning after a one-year hiatus, Saturday July 3, 2021 at Arbutus Middle School.
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Kathleen Hanson registers Douglas Toth and his daughter Lacey, 14 frfom Severna Park. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Kathleen Hanson registers Douglas Toth and his daughter Lacey, 14 frfom Severna Park. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Annapolis Striders and race volunteers (left) Roxanne Hatcher, Kathleen Hanson, and John Harten register runner Leslie Kriewald from Crownsville (right) who says this is her "favorite race ... very patriotic." 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Annapolis Striders and race volunteers (left) Roxanne Hatcher, Kathleen Hanson, and John Harten register runner Leslie Kriewald from Crownsville (right) who says this is her "favorite race ... very patriotic." 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Runners make final preparations prior to the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Runners make final preparations prior to the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
John Wheatland, left from Columbia, Chet Coates, Silver Spring, and Melinda Krummerich, Elkridge vist prior to the race. Chet will walk - he has 57 marathons under his belt, John not participating today, has 40 marathons and 13 JFK's, while Melinda has run 1 marathon and 13 half- marathons. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
John Wheatland, left from Columbia, Chet Coates, Silver Spring, and Melinda Krummerich, Elkridge vist prior to the race. Chet will walk - he has 57 marathons under his belt, John not participating today, has 40 marathons and 13 JFK's, while Melinda has run 1 marathon and 13 half- marathons. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Brion Harris (cq) from Baltimore,does some final streatching prior to the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Brion Harris (cq) from Baltimore,does some final streatching prior to the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Emily De La Bruyere, D.C., and eventual women's winner and 2nd overall, ties her sneakers prior to the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Emily De La Bruyere, D.C., and eventual women's winner and 2nd overall, ties her sneakers prior to the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Ambereen Mehta, gives support to her husband, Gautam Mehta, Ellicott City, prior to the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Ambereen Mehta, gives support to her husband, Gautam Mehta, Ellicott City, prior to the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Runners make there way to the starting line on Sulpher Spring Rd. moments before the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Runners make there way to the starting line on Sulpher Spring Rd. moments before the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Phil Lang, right, from Bullseye Running gives instructions to the runners as they make their way to the starting line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Phil Lang, right, from Bullseye Running gives instructions to the runners as they make their way to the starting line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Jeanne Larrison, Chesapeake Beach, sings the National Anthem prior to the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Jeanne Larrison, Chesapeake Beach, sings the National Anthem prior to the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Jeanne Larrison, Chesapeake Beach, sings the National Anthem prior to the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Jeanne Larrison, Chesapeake Beach, sings the National Anthem prior to the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Jeanne Larrison, Chesapeake Beach, sings the National Anthem prior to the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Jeanne Larrison, Chesapeake Beach, sings the National Anthem prior to the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Runners prepare for the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Runners prepare for the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
The Start of the 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k, returning after a one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
The Start of the 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k, returning after a one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Kathy Jimenez, Ellicott City, takes a photo of runners at the starting line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Kathy Jimenez, Ellicott City, takes a photo of runners at the starting line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Barry Gold Meier, a.k.a. "The Juggler" from rockville, Maryland, brings up the rear at the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Barry Gold Meier, a.k.a. "The Juggler" from rockville, Maryland, brings up the rear at the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Runners make their way up Sulpher Spring Road at the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Runners make their way up Sulpher Spring Road at the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Grayson Roper, 7, and his grandmother, Andrea Roper, from Halethorpe, wait for runners to return to the finish line. Grayson's mother, father, sister, and grandfather ran the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Grayson Roper, 7, and his grandmother, Andrea Roper, from Halethorpe, wait for runners to return to the finish line. Grayson's mother, father, sister, and grandfather ran the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Volunteer dan Rosenberg, Sykesville, Md., helps set up the finish line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Volunteer dan Rosenberg, Sykesville, Md., helps set up the finish line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Bullseye volunteers set up the finish line after the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Bullseye volunteers set up the finish line after the start of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Marta Roman, from Bethesda, waits for her boyfriend, Dylan Hernandez to finish the race with her dog "Star." 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Marta Roman, from Bethesda, waits for her boyfriend, Dylan Hernandez to finish the race with her dog "Star." 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Sara Snowden and Kelly Flynn, Baltimore, wait foir their friend, Brion (cq) to finish the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Sara Snowden and Kelly Flynn, Baltimore, wait foir their friend, Brion (cq) to finish the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Medals are given to the first 300 runners to complete the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Medals are given to the first 300 runners to complete the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Approaching the finish, winner, Jeremy Ardanuy, of Baltimore. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Approaching the finish, winner, Jeremy Ardanuy, of Baltimore. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Crossing the finish line, winner, Jeremy Ardanuy, of Baltimore. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Crossing the finish line, winner, Jeremy Ardanuy, of Baltimore. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
The Women's winner and 2nd overall runner, Emily De La Bruyere, of D.C. crosses the finish line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
The Women's winner and 2nd overall runner, Emily De La Bruyere, of D.C. crosses the finish line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Second place in the Men's Division and 3rd overall, Dylan Hernandez, Bethesda, crosses the finish line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Second place in the Men's Division and 3rd overall, Dylan Hernandez, Bethesda, crosses the finish line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Third in the Men's Division and 4th overall, William Tripp, approaches the finish line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Third in the Men's Division and 4th overall, William Tripp, approaches the finish line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Fourth in the Men's Division and 5th overall, Nick Andersen crosses the finish line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Fourth in the Men's Division and 5th overall, Nick Andersen crosses the finish line. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Crossing the finish line and finishing 2nd in the Women's Division, Robyn Mildren, from Canada, living in Baltimore. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Crossing the finish line and finishing 2nd in the Women's Division, Robyn Mildren, from Canada, living in Baltimore. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Approaching the finish line, placing 3rd in the Women's Division, Hannah Cocchiaro, Towson, Md. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Approaching the finish line, placing 3rd in the Women's Division, Hannah Cocchiaro, Towson, Md. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
A cold-wet-towell and a cool drink of water helps cool off runner, Terence Baptiste of Columbia, who finishe 3rd for his age group, 35-38. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
A cold-wet-towell and a cool drink of water helps cool off runner, Terence Baptiste of Columbia, who finishe 3rd for his age group, 35-38. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Thumbs Up from runner Tylor Tarantino, Pasadena, Md., who finished 2nd for his age group 31-34 (42 mins.) 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Thumbs Up from runner Tylor Tarantino, Pasadena, Md., who finished 2nd for his age group 31-34 (42 mins.) 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Runners receive medals after completing the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Runners receive medals after completing the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Nancy Magna (left) takes a photo of her husband, Roberto Magna, Manchester, as he approaches the finish line. Roberto finished 5th in his age group, 47-50. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Nancy Magna (left) takes a photo of her husband, Roberto Magna, Manchester, as he approaches the finish line. Roberto finished 5th in his age group, 47-50. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Thumbs Up from Roberto Magana who finished 5th in his age group 47-50. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Thumbs Up from Roberto Magana who finished 5th in his age group 47-50. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Ambereen Mehta and her husband, Gautam Mehta, of Ellicott City, are all smiles - posing for a photo after the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Ambereen Mehta and her husband, Gautam Mehta, of Ellicott City, are all smiles - posing for a photo after the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k
Runners make their way up Shelbourne Rd. at the final 1/4 mile mark of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021
Runners make their way up Shelbourne Rd. at the final 1/4 mile mark of the race. 38th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10k returns after one-year hiatus, July 3, 2021 (Jeffrey F. Bill/Capital Gazette)
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