Dedicated runners and walkers set out at the start of the Joker Walk-Run 4- and 8-mile runs and 5K walk Sunday. The event, held under a chilly drizzle along Kanawha Avenue in Kanawha City, also included Joker Run races for kids.
J.R. Sharp of Charleston clicks his watch as he crosses the finish line to win the 4-mile Joker Run in a time of 24:25.
Rich Snyder cuts a lonely figure as he nears the end of the 3.1-mile walk Sunday. The annual Joker Run is sponsored by Tallman Track Club and the city of Charleston Parks & Recreation.