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Runners make their way down the newly reconstructed (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Runners make their way down the newly reconstructed boardwalk as they participate in a race that Long Beach locals call "The Mac". (Sept. 2, 2013)

Long Beach Labor Day run

The Robert McAvoy Five Mile Run-- "The Mac" to locals -- started and ended Monday on the first portion of Long Beach's iconic boardwalk to be rebuilt after superstorm Sandy. It was the first race held along the oceanfront path since the storm landed more than 10 months ago.

Runners moments before they make their way down
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

Runners moments before they make their way down the newly reconstructed boardwalk in the City of Long Beach's 24th Annual Robert McAvoy Labor Day Five Mile Run. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Runners make their way down the newly reconstructed
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Runners make their way down the newly reconstructed boardwalk as they participate in the City of Long Beach's 24th Annual Robert McAvoy Labor Day Five Mile Run. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Runners make their way down the newly reconstructed
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Runners make their way down the newly reconstructed boardwalk as they participate in the City of Long Beach's 24th Annual Robert McAvoy Labor Day Five Mile Run. (Sept. 2, 2013)

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Runners make their way down the newly reconstructed
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Runners make their way down the newly reconstructed boardwalk as they participate in the City of Long Beach's 24th Annual Robert McAvoy Labor Day Five Mile Run. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Runners make their way down the newly reconstructed
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Runners make their way down the newly reconstructed boardwalk as they participate in a race that Long Beach locals call "The Mac". (Sept. 2, 2013)

About 400 runners participate in the City of
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

About 400 runners participate in the City of Long Beach's 24th Annual Robert McAvoy Labor Day Five Mile Run. (Sept. 2, 2013)

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