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Dressed for a Hawaiian luau, hundreds of runners, (Credit: Tara Conry)

Dressed for a Hawaiian luau, hundreds of runners, many carrying foam pineapples, made their way through a 3.1-mile obstacle course on the New York Institute of Technology's campus in Old Westbury. (April 21, 2013)

Pineapple Classic 5K

Roughly 400 runners raised more than $100,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society by participating in the second annual Pineapple Classic 5K on the New York Institute of Technology's campus in Old Westbury.

Runners and walkers carried foam pineapples through the
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Runners and walkers carried foam pineapples through the 3.1-mile obstacle course for the second annual Pineapple Classic 5K. (April 21, 2012)

Runners of all ages and athletic abilities donned
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Runners of all ages and athletic abilities donned coconut bras and grass skirts for the second annual Pineapple Classic 5K in Old Westbury. (April 21, 2013)

Members of Team Seneca Strong, which raised nearly
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Members of Team Seneca Strong, which raised nearly $7,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, embark on the final mile of the Pineapple Classic 5K. (April 21, 2013)

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Dressed for a Hawaiian luau, hundreds of runners,
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Dressed for a Hawaiian luau, hundreds of runners, many carrying foam pineapples, made their way through a 3.1-mile obstacle course on the New York Institute of Technology's campus in Old Westbury. (April 21, 2013)

Many runners, including the men, sported grass skirts,
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Many runners, including the men, sported grass skirts, leis and coconut bras as they ran in the second annual Pineapple Classic 5K in Old Westbury. (April 21, 2013)

Brielle McGullam, 12, of Oakdale, ran the Pineapple
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Brielle McGullam, 12, of Oakdale, ran the Pineapple Classic 5K with her mother, Dannie McGullam, 42, who was diagnosed four years ago with a malignant blood disease. (April 21, 2013)

Greg Schaentzler, 38, of Hicksville, stumbles off an
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Greg Schaentzler, 38, of Hicksville, stumbles off an inflatable slide, the final obstacle in the second annual Pineapple Classic 5K. (April 21, 2013)

Hundreds of runners, who raised money for the
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Hundreds of runners, who raised money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, completed a 3.1-mile obstacle course on the campus of the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury. (April 21, 2013)

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Two of the youngest race participants successfully make
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Two of the youngest race participants successfully make their way across the monkey bars, avoiding the mud pit below, in the second annual Pineapple Classic 5K. (April 21, 2013)

Physician assistant students from the New York Institute
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Physician assistant students from the New York Institute of Technology ran the Pineapple Classic 5K on their campus in honor of a professor's husband and a classmate's mother, who are both battling lymphoma. (April 21, 2013)

While making their way through the obstacle course
(Credit: Tara Conry)

While making their way through the obstacle course in the Pineapple Classic 5K, participants try not to fall off the monkey bars and into a mud pit. (April 21, 2013)

Sporting Hawaiian shirts, two Pineapple Classic participants climb
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Sporting Hawaiian shirts, two Pineapple Classic participants climb over one of the many obstacles set up along the 3.1-mile course. (April 21, 2012)

Dannie McGullam, 42, and Brielle McGullam, 12, of
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Dannie McGullam, 42, and Brielle McGullam, 12, of Oakdale, show off their decorative gear at start of Pineapple Classic 5K in Old Westbury. (April 21, 2013)

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The 10:15 wave of runners gets ready to
(Credit: Tara Conry)

The 10:15 wave of runners gets ready to start the Pineapple Classic 5K in Old Westbury. (April 21, 2013)

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