Santa Speedo Sprint 2010 photos

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Santa has some hearty elves this year.

Updated Monday at 8 pm

This year's Santa Speedo Sprint once again proved the scantily-clad Santa dash is one of the most fun events of the year. It's so great to be in a crowd where so many people are smiling.

And last we heard, ASAP had raised $20,000 for the Albany Damien Center!

Many photos are after the jump.

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Speedo Sprint 9 warm up with Larson

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Speedo Sprint 2010 start of race

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The first finisher:
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But, wait, there's more...

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Bennett took the photo above -- here's his full photoset and post about the event. He captured a lot of good moments.

And check out this video shot by Sebastien:

Santa Speedo Sprint 2010 - Albany, NY from SĂ©bastien B. on Vimeo.

He also posted a photoset with a lot of good shots. And there's more on his site.

And even more...
+ Albany Tim has a photoset with a bunch of crowd photos.
+ MIKECNY has a photoset with about 20 photos -- including a good one of the Albany All Stars.
+ Silvia's photoset includes a lot of good action shots.
+ Kevin's account of running the sprint.
+ The TU's Seen gallery from.
+ Michelle from CBS6 has posted a bunch of photos.
+ And TJ ran the race and took pics of people taking pics of him.

Comments

Great pics! Thanks to AOA for all the support. ASAP

The picture of Kevin Marshall is truly classic.

Amazing coverage! thanks AoA for being amazing

Was that THE naked cowboy?
It was a great time, and an overall great vibe that afternoon. It ended up being a very pleasant day weather-wise (what lucky runners this year) and everyone was smiling.

Great job to all the fundraisers and participants! And because you know you can't get enough of Santa Speedo goodness, link to some additional photos below.

Re: Summer - It was A naked cowboy, but I don't think it was THE naked cowboy. In either case, he seemed to be quite the popular attraction!

This was not THE naked cowboy- this cowboy had a habit of putting his "package" on many of the lady sprinters. Rumor has it that this cowboy opened that package and showed it to a few women in Oh Bar an hour or so after the sprint.

I was a little weirded out by this cowboy so I googled the actual Naked Cowboy- the Santa Speedo Sprint Cowboy was a fake.

I had a blast at the Sprint, this is my second year participating and my third year there (overall).

it was a gross package at that mellfire. ick @ fake naked cowboy.

Friends just recently found this post and told me about it. We got a good laugh ;)

I am the guy who dressed as the naked cowboy lol
my friends and I had a great time at the event. I assure you I did not
rub my "package" on anyone... At least not on purpose.

Looking forward to this coming year. And no I will not
be naked cowboy again.

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