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Markos Genetii of Ethiopia celebrates after crossing the finish line in the 2011 Los Angeles Marathon with a record time of 2 hours, 06 minutes, 35 seconds.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

Buzunesh Deba wins the women's race.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

Marathoners are cheered as they make the trek along Hollywood Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Runners on Hollywood Boulevard grin and bear the downpour.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Although the rain continues to pour down, Kelly Gneiting is all smiles as he makes his way to the seventh mile of the Los Angeles Marathon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times

Runners celebrate as they cross the finish line in Santa Monica at the 2011 L.A. Marathon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

Women adjust their watches at the starting line.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

After starting at Dodger Stadium, runners make their way down Elysian Park Avenue to Sunset Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Ana Medina and Richard Marron of Oxnard seek cover from the rain as runners pour onto Sunset Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Runners splash along Glendale Boulevard, across from Echo Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Elite competitors lead a pack of thousands of runners at the start of the marathon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Nima Payan, of Iran, and Stacey Tabor at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Runners gather in the Dodger Stadium parking lot before sunrise.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

A runner, wrapped in plastic, kills time at Dodger Stadium in the hours before the event.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Marathon participants rest and stretch at Dodger Stadium in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

A competitor using a wheelchair warms up on the course minutes before the start of the race.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

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On a wet and rainy Sunday, Markos Geneti set a new record in winning the 2011 Los Angeles Marathon. Buzanesh Deba of Ethiopia was the top-finishing woman in the event, whose course ran from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica. Check out the photographs by the Los Angeles Times photographers.

5 Comments

  1. March 20, 2011, 8:39 pm

    Great pictures. They really capture a side of the marathon and participants we don’t usually see.

    By: SB
  2. March 20, 2011, 8:54 pm

    That's my neighbor, Dave sitting up top! You da man Dave!

    By: Austin Brooks
  3. March 21, 2011, 7:45 pm

    i really liked this run i completed my 18 Los Angeles marathon, hopefully next year is not raining like this year , i just hope for the best for all the runners. thanks jh

    By: jfjj
  4. March 22, 2011, 9:09 pm

    really liked this run i completed my 18 years running the Los Angeles marathon, hopefully next year is not raining like this year , i just hope for the best for all the runners. thanks . i did it i'm getting ready for next year.

    By: francisco
  5. March 25, 2011, 8:38 am

    I know that guy!

    By: Charlie

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