Gallery for Dec. 10, 2012: Ready to run

ttompkins@bradenton.comDecember 10, 2012 

As the setting sun reflected off the wall of the building behind them, four runners readied themselves through individual rituals before the start of the Jingle Bell run in downtown Bradenton Friday.

Jennifer Reif had a minimalist approach, while Jennifer Urban, Savannah Adkins, 14, Anna Urban, 7, twisted, bent, and stretched their way to race-readiness.

Despite their seemingly serious intent, the striped socks on their feet and intermittent giggles proved what the event was really about.

Fun!

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