Recap: The Nike Women’s Half Marathon in DC

A family cheered on their mom during the Nike Half Marathon. Photograph by Kelci House.

The inaugural Nike Women’s Half Marathon included 15,000 runners, a majority of them female. Photograph by Kelci House.

The 13.1-mile course was filled with cheerleaders along the way. Photograph by Kelci House.

The start and finish line of the Nike Women’s Half Marathon was at Tenth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest. Photograph by Kelci House.

The 15,000 runners were cheered on by hundreds of spectators. Photograph by Kelci House.

Runners ran right by the US Capitol during miles 11, 12, and 13. Photograph by Kelci House.

A runner get high-fived at the finish line of the Nike Women’s Half Marathon. Photograph by Kelci House.

The winner of the race was Alexandria runner Samia Akbar. Photograph by Nike.

Men in tuxedos waited at the finish line to hand out Tiffany’s necklaces to finishers. Photograph by Kelci House.

Washingtonian assistant editor Mary Yarrison ran the Nike Half Marathon. Each participant received a tech T-shirt following the race. Photograph by Kelci House.

All finishers received a Tiffany necklace in lieu of a medal. Photograph by Jeff Elkins.

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